Community Capers

Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

Community capers Community case studies gamification social interaction Teacher PD Many of you at this time of year will be pondering how to motivate your teachers to use technology wisely. Many of you will be thinking about BYOD or one-to-one 1:2:1 technology initiatives.

Case study 1: The MirandaNet Fellowship

Community Capers

The first community in this study will be the MirandaNet Fellowship. Over the month of July the case study will offer: A community case story on the blog (July 6-16). Publication of a summary case resource on a wiki - acknowledging all who contributed over the month (July 31st). Tags: research case study Community capers IMCoPs action research Research Findings MirandaNet education CoP community of practice

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Jokaydia Community of Practice

Community Capers

This month restarts the Community Capers project to case study some of the brilliant examples of communities of practice that exist across the globe.

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Jokaydia: People (and meetup)

Community Capers

In most cases the presence of educational institutions was provoked by visionary educators such as Leanteamer Zenovka at Kangan Batman TAFE, Victoria and slammed Aabye from Macquarie University. Come visit Jokaydia and meet the community members. Field trip Friday 25th September (USA) 01.00

MirandaNet: Social Networking trivial or mind expanding?

Community Capers

These are stored along with forum discussions and teachers case studies in the MirandaNet Braided E-journal (Preston & Cuthell, 2000-2006). They continue in the information exchange stage when members begin to publish their case studies and articles in MirandaNet’s e-journals. It’s taken a long time but since 1992 MirandaNet members have been learning how to communicate on line. Now an e-mature community our discussions are becoming more and more sophisticated.

MirandaNet: Place

Community Capers

The most accessed parts of the community site are the member profiles with associated partnerships and the case studies. Tags: consultancy place partners Community case studies public and private Community cases IMCoPs Research Findings MirandaNet Network communities are a form of technology-mediated environments that foster a sense of community among users.

MirandaNet: Common ties

Community Capers

From this professional development, teachers in turn, developed case studies and resources which were shared throughout the community. MirandaNet’s project and research activity develops knowledge for the community and each project in turn gifts resources, in the form of reports, case studies and curriculum plans, to its members and the wider educational community. MirandaNet has a clearly articulated purpose.

MirandaNet: People

Community Capers

Tags: roles partners Community case studies profiles leadership sponsorhsip people Community capers Research Findings MirandaNet

Cultivating community in IMCoPs

Community Capers

And in July we begin the first of a series of case studies that will bring to life exemplar communities and the management and design issues they exemplify.

The conceptual framework for community development

Community Capers

This blog and the collaborative activities planned to surround each case study are for me an unmissable opportunity to dynamically verify, moderate and challenge the findings by soliciting opinions and perspectives from a broader community membership. I want to introduce these now in preparation for our first in-depth review and community case study in July.

The core definitional components of community

Community Capers

Hillery’s set of four high level definitional components became, the core of a conceptual framework, the lens through which advice from disparate domains, research works, methodologies and community case studies could be viewed. Computer networks linking network communities: A study of the effects of computer network use upon pre-existing communities [link].

Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

Case Studies Facebook Measurement and Tracking Networking and Marketing Strategy Search Engines Search and Social Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Analytics Web Marketing Website Traffic SEO Social Media

Case Studies on Office 365 at Work – What’s Happening in Your Work?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’d love to include a paragraph about your experiences, either as an anonymous case study, or with your firm being named. I am putting the final touches on a new book that looks at the business opportunities for using Office 365. It explores eight core scenarios of how Office 365 can improve day-to-day work, and for each I want to profile firms that are already using Office 365 and experiencing some benefits.

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Case Study: Analyzing the political economy of the charcoal sector in Tanzania

Net-Map Toolbox

Klas Sander ( World Bank ) Clemens Gros ( UNICEF ) and Christian Peter (World Bank) used Net-Map in this study to get a structured and reliable understanding of how the charcoal sector works and what may be done to improve it. Charcoal business in Tanzania (copyright by CIFOR 2009).

Case Studies on Office 365 at Work – What’s Happening in Your Work?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’d love to include a paragraph about your experiences, either as an anonymous case study, or with your firm being named. I am putting the final touches on a new book that looks at the business opportunities for using Office 365. It explores eight core scenarios of how Office 365 can improve day-to-day work, and for each I want to profile firms that are already using Office 365 and experiencing some benefits.

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Notes on “Wintec Case Study: Curiosity Conquers Control” (Kristi Bernards)

Michael Sampson - Currents

After lunch at the New Zealand SharePoint Conference , Kristi from Wintec is talking about the use of SharePoint at Wintec. Some notes: - Gave content creators full permission / controls over their sites. The IT group ran some workshops. -

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New Website Traffic Case Study — Watch Company — Weeks 1-13

Online Social Networking

Case Studies Networking and Marketing Strategy Search and Social Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Marketing Website Traffic SEO Social Media StumbleUpon

Case Study: Lync at Beca New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

ComputerWorld New Zealand has a case study on the benefits Microsoft Lync has brought to Beca New Zealand , an engineering consultancy. For the complete case study, and the details of Beca’s mobility strategy too, see Lync-ing for collaboration – the Beca story. Aside from cost savings, those benefits include: - the ability to iterate faster and be more agile.

UN Global Compact: a Global Action Network Case Study

Networking Action

UN Global Compact Executive Head Georg Kell became frustrated with the lack of understanding about how the Compact differs from government agencies. It leads to wrong-thinking about how it should be “run” and what it can and cannot do. He… Net Dev

Notes on “Melbourne Water Case Study: Engaging your Organisation in an Intranet Rebuild” (Rebecca Jackson)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Rebecca from Melbourne Water talked about lessons from an intranet rebuild at her organisation. Key ideas: - Engagement is important because it’s their intranet. - Go out and talk to people about their needs and requirements. Business people often won’t know; so need to do a lot more than just ask their requirements. Have a business representative group. Provides a way of giving information and providing feedback. - Run show and tell sessions. Give the message.

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Case Study: Comics in Community Communication

Community Guy

In 2003, I was working on the community team at The LEGO Company, the maker of those fantastic and wonderfully ubiquitous plastic interlocking bricks.

New Case Studies: How to Use Networks Strategically

Partnering Resources

We recently published two case studies based on our work with clients. Each case study shows how one client used network knowledge to advance their strategy. Case Study #1: Using Network Mapping to Globalize an Organization.

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Public Policy and the Idea of the Vietnamese State: The Cultural Political Economy of Domestic Water Supply

Net-Map Toolbox

A Net-Map study on formal and informal water governance in Vietnam , by Nadine Reis and Peter P.

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Oh the sheer beauty of networks…

Net-Map Toolbox

case studies exploring new ideas online networks Other people''s work beauty case study Elijah Meeks gephi graph database Jack Kerouac nike plus On the Road other people''s work Stephanie Posavec visual complexity Visual thinking YesYesNo

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Talk to the Emir to save new-born chilrden

Net-Map Toolbox

Read the full case study here ( 1845 KB ). case studies International development Political Networks Public Health publications Social Networks Uncategorized advocacy case study funding informal influence newborn survival Nigeria Save the Children

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Case study EPA: (Net-)Mapping Your Way to Action ( by Paul Boos)

Net-Map Toolbox

And what’s even more exciting, he did achieve some goals that he might otherwise have missed AND he wrote it all up in a 4 page case study for us to learn from it. Send me your case study and let’s build this community of practice together!

Can a high school drop-out find a job with Net-Map?

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career coaching case studies Other people''s work personal development Social Networks Uncategorized bad influence Career Coaching case study counseling empowerment high school drop-out job search minimum wage teenager (Picture copyright Lydia on flickr).

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Join us: Largest international Net-Mapper meeting ever!

Net-Map Toolbox

For me there are three things I am really curious about: Learning more about all the great applications of the method to start having an extensive case collection.

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Talk about corruption!

Net-Map Toolbox

In this specific case I knew a bit about the informal money flows (a.k.a. ” case studies Corruption facilitation notes from the field Political Networks Social Networks Uncategorized “Monster, I see you!” ” (picture copyright by puuikibeach on flickr).

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Learning through Collaborating and Lurking Online: A Case Study (Mandy Geddes, IEC)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mandy is now talking about learning through collaborating and lurking - at the Institute of Executive Coaching (IEC). Mandy is the GM of Learning (?) at the IEC. Key points: - have been experimenting with social online learning. Started the journey in 2009. - the IEC trains coaches - about 500 a year. Many are in Australia, but some students are in China. students are increasingly coming from remote locations. They couldn't keep coming back for face-to-face meetings.

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Yammer Case Study: Engaging Staff from the Ground Up (Rebecca Jackson, Melbourne Water) #intranets2012 @_rebeccajackson

Michael Sampson - Currents

develop the business case, backwards - collect good news stories, talk to your internal stakeholders early on (eg., After the morning tea break at Intranets 2012, Rebecca Jackson from Melbourne Water is talking about social media, communications, and Yammer. Yammer started as a rogue platform three years ago, and is now part of the corporate tool set. Rebecca is using Prezi for her presentation - it's very creative / visual / different.

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New Leadership Tools: Finding Direction through Network Maps: Mini Case #1

Partnering Resources

New Leadership Tools: Finding Direction through Network Maps: Mini Case #1 is an original post from Maya Townsend, Partnering Resources. Case Studies Leadership Networks and NetworkingCompanies create organization charts that show hierarchies and reporting relationships.

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Social Collaboration Tools - Four Mini Case Studies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week USA Today profiled four firms who are using social collaboration tools to improve productivity. The four firms were: - Westchester Medical Center, making use of Doximity to improve health delivery. Trunk Club - using Salesforce Chatter to share tips and encouragement among salespeople. Newly Weds Foods - using IBM Connections to bring experts together on recipe development. Fireclay Tile - using Salesforce to find and cultivate leads on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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Net-Mapping the Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Upper Blue Nile in Ethiopia

Net-Map Toolbox

This study fills a gap in the nexus debate by focusing on concrete actors and the nexus challenges they struggle with, instead of on abstract systems and the resource flows between sectors.

Net-Map training: Learn to map your career or torture networks…

Net-Map Toolbox

The most interesting aspect of teaching Net-Map is that our participants bring their own cases to map, so that they can learn how to apply the method to their own problems.

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

The recently published study on behalf of the Institute for Cultural Policy. The study served as an important additional tool for the whole cultural development process (which also involved many other tools such as expert interviews, structural analyses, workshops etc.)

Summify - A Case Study: How To Improve A Newly Launched Community

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Mobile Learning #5: A Case Study

e-Moderation Station

Read about other case studies in mobile learning. Any more pointers to specific mobile case studies, or anecdotes and suggestions welcome! Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend? [Or:

Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens

Net-Map Toolbox

Using the method widely applied in the “Citizen Report Card” approach, questions to farmers regarding satisfaction with services yielded near 100 percent reporting of satisfaction; however, the study also showed relatively low uptake of extension advice.

Blog>> Case Studies from IKO Conference

Green Chameleon

Here are the pdfs from the 15 case studies presented at the IKO Conference this week. You’ll find the case outlines as well as the presenter slides, and any additional materials presented by the case presenters. Agnes Molnar – Next generation SharePoint. Ahren Lehnert – Text mining and analytics. Charlie Hull – Implementing open source search. Dave Clarke – OASIS: deep image indexing.