cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

As xMOOCs become more successful and begin to experiment with pedagogies that go beyond the didactic video lecture approach, I have been trying to understand the essential differences between the original connectivist MOOCs such as CCK08 and the current xMOOCs such as those offered by Coursera.

Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

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When Context Transcends Change Management

Elsua

What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if research keeps telling us, over and over again, how ’ most change efforts fail ’ ? Do we still think that organisations can change?

2016 70

How to Help Managers Lead Change

Partnering Resources

We’re undergoing significant change and I can’t be everywhere. What can I do to help my managers lead change? That significant change is just one item on their very full plates. Never forbid local innovation and creativity during change.

2014 77

Cultivating System Change Webinar Changed

Networking Action

Thursday, March 27: Cultivating system change – a practitioners companion. NOTE: The day has been changed to Thursday, and times are different for US/Canada because of daylight savings irregularities: 8am PT/ 11am ET/ 3pm UK/ 4pm CET (1 hour).

2014 31

Complexity and movements change culture

Chris Corrigan

They adjust and learn as they go, and they both respond to and change their context. The difference between an organization, coalition, centralized campaign and a genuine movement is the way each fuels smart local initiatives and the ways leaders align power.

2016 29

The myth of managed culture change

Chris Corrigan

For a long time I have known that the idea that culture change can be managed is a myth. The idea that a “culture change initiative” can be rolled out from the top of an organization is not only a myth, it’s a hidden form of colonization.

2017 27

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Elsua

You can call them whatever you would want to: ambassadors, champions, advocates, evangelists, connectors, change agents, etc.

2016 51

The 10 Key Principles of Change Management

The Bumble Bee

Over the last 6 months I have been designing, testing and piloting an exciting new Change Management Game for leaders and teams which lets them experience what it is like to lead a complete 9-month change management project over the course of a single day.

2013 58

Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

We wrote this for the change facilitators working in and with organisations on change. Many change processes fail because there is too little attention for the sub-public discourse. Change management has to improve and we see social media play a key role.

2011 81

Net-Map – Agile – Organizational Change

Net-Map Toolbox

One of the great and scary things about becoming agile is that it doesn’t just mean using a different kind of product in the end. But that it means significantly changing processes, power and incentives within the organization. So introducing agile is not just a technical switch but actually an organizational change effort. case studies Change Management notes from the field Organizational Learning Other people's work

2012 32

Desire lines for strategy and change

Chris Corrigan

If a group is trying to confront newness and changes in its environment and needs to come up with new strategies to address those changes, then it needs to learn. I think that doing strategic work with organizations and communities is really about learning.

2017 14

Changing Minds Inside the Enterprise

Portals and KM

There is a lot of talk about changing leadership styles in response to shift from tangible to intangibles assets becoming the most significant source of value to enterprises.  See also Howard Gardner’s more recent book on Changing Minds. Here are some pointers from Changing Minds. This list can serve as a useful checklist of what to include, and be conscious of, in an attempt to change another’s mind (as opposed to simply doing a power play).

2012 38

Three Ways Human Networks Can Help Drive Change

Partnering Resources

According to a 2006 McKinsey survey, only 38 percent of change initiatives were completely or mostly successful at improving performance. The world throws leaders curve balls: market changes, skill gaps, technology shortcomings, and so on.

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The Net Work of Change Agents

Patti Anklam

Change management has been on my mind a bit of late — especially since I was invited to participate in a panel on the topic in the knowledge management track at the SLA annual conference in San Diego last month. Focus on the fence-sitters, for either type of change.

2013 27

The River Diagram: Strategic community change management

The Bumble Bee

I am always on the lookout for good simple visualisation techniques to support change management. These could be separate groups or different teams or units in a big organization. On the x-axis you plot the different behaviours to be addressed and on the y-axis you record a score for each behaviour on a scale 1 -5. In other words you start with a Maturity Model for the particular Change Management area you are working on. Think Differently

Setting the Right Pace for Change

Partnering Resources

Setting the Right Pace during Change. This idea suggests that, if we slow down at the beginning of a change initiative to engage stakeholders, gain clarity on goal and target outcomes, and work through tough issues, we can speed through implementation. Change Leadership Leadership

2013 36

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Hopefully, the Review is somewhat related to an eventual Thesis so I've tried to pull together some thoughts on how to improve work practices in times of change (explained below). Improving Work Practices in Times of Change.

2011 75

Changing the landscape…

Michelle Laurie

It’s fall in Canada and a season full of change. The leaves change colour, the temperature cools and the wind picks up! I love change and I love fall. This year we are inspired to change our landscape and experience a different culture for a few months.

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Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption

Collaborative Thinking

What I wanted to achieve with the catchphrase was simple – to persuade people to think about their projects differently. To make up for the shortsightedness, we respond (after the solution has been deployed and after the project has officially ended) with governance programs, user experience enhancements, change management processes, and community outreach efforts.

Getting People to Change

Hildy Gottlieb

If creating the world we want means getting people to change what they currently do, how can we get people to change? We share that we are building a movement for making visionary community results the norm in social change work, rather than the exception.

(Intranets2011) "Change Management is Paramount" - Matthew Clarke #intranets2011 #change

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the fourth session of the day, and the final presentation before lunch at Intranets2011 , Matthew Clarke talked about the importance of change management. Matthew asked whether attendees have change management resource on Intranet teams - few said yes. -. What is change management?

Changing attitudes to leadership

Jenny Connected

There’s no doubt that if everyone in a given group or network is a leader, then everyone is also a follower and a view of leadership as invested in one charismatic person would have to change. The questions we ask about leadership would have to change.

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I’ve Changed My Mind

How to Save the World

H uman beings, it seems, change our worldviews — what we value and believe to be true — pretty slowly. These radical changes in my worldview have been difficult to internalize and come to grips with. Everything looks utterly different through this raw new lens.

2015 15

Teams, technology and change

Joitske Hulsebosch

Can use six different experts. It is a good model to use when you're dealing with a change in which technology plays a role. The rider of the elephant does not know which way to go to if there is no clarity what the intended change is and what effect the change should provide.

2015 11

The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

pm tonight was initiated by Brenda Kaulback, Lisa Levinson, and Doris Reeves-Lipscomb as a way of reflecting on the changing nature of their work and in the light of their recent participation in open learning environments such as MOOCs. Facilitating a MOOC, for example, will be very different to facilitating a community of practice such as CPsquare, or to facilitating an online learning course.

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The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

It was thought that teaching online would require a different approach, but what should that approach be? As teachers we know that our students may go through transformational changes as a result of their learning on our courses.

2015 23

Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us

Alchemy of Change

The web has changed a lot of things about the way we consume media. It’s flipped our primary communications infrastructure from a one-way, to a two-way flow of information – and that change in the way we communicate is redefining who we are.

2011 58

White Label Online Change Management Game (cohort) from Bioteams Design

The Bumble Bee

Bioteams readers might be interested to know that I have just launched Cohort - an Online Change Management Game which challenges players to explore different strategies to gain the support of a group of senior executives for a major change initiative.

Mutations are the way to make change

Chris Corrigan

Social change is littered with ideas like “taking things to scale” which implies that if you just work hard enough, the things you will do will become popular and viral and will take over the world. ” The problem with this reasoning is that the field in which we are embedded, that which enables us to practice small changes is heavily immune to change. They can withstand all kinds of threats and massive changes, This is a GOOD THING.

2013 30

What is really changing in the way we learn as a result of new technologies?

Joitske Hulsebosch

What is really changing in the way we learn as a result of new technologies? Sometimes I feel everything is changing, sometimes when people say they prefer classroom training I feel nothing is changing. Last week I attended the Learning and Technologies conference in Londen.

2016 33

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Over the past week the partners in Big Lottery Fund’s People Powered Change initiative have provided some updating posts about their work, on BIG’s blog. Previous posts here featuring People Powered Change.

2012 28

The five major theories of how people "learn": a synopsis

The Bumble Bee

Carlton also identifies different computer games founded on each theory. Key behaviourist thinkers including Thorndike, Pavlov and Skinner have hypothesized that learning is a change in observable behaviour caused by external stimuli in the environment. Think Differently

2012 108

Behavior change strategy cards (from Artefact)

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

change. changing people’s behaviors. To use the cards Identify a behavior you’d like the change. Influence of fantasy ability on attitude change through role playing. Those who played persuaders, and actively argued against smoking, were more likely to change their own. to change the way they actually. actually changed people’s experiences.1 Relative visual saliency differences induce sizable bias in. cards facilitation behavior change

2014 20

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Ever been to a conference where different lunch tables had big white signs inviting people to sit and join others of like interest? It’s important to know the many different tools in your tool chest as every type of accessory fulfills a different need.

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Theme: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” Social innovation labs are very popular as instruments for “changing the system” However, what actually happens in these labs? How do they help accomplish social change? How do we change values, etc.

2013 28

SXSW Notes: Positively Inspired Change Campaigns

Portals and KM

This is the session on Positively Inspired Change Campaigns led by Stacey Monk, Founder & CEO, Epic Change and Tom Dawkins, Co-Founder, StartSomeGood.com. Social change agents often use guilt, fear, pity, or outrage to rally an audience around a cause. But does tapping into negative emotions with the hope of creating positive change make sense? How do we inspire these best parts of ourselves in the pursuit of social change and meaningful engagement?

Changing attitudes to leadership

Jenny Connected

There’s no doubt that if everyone in a given group or network is a leader, then everyone is also a follower and a view of leadership as invested in one charismatic person would have to change. The questions we ask about leadership would have to change.

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Change Management for Digital Transformation – my Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was a great privilege to be able to speak at the conference, especially on the topic of change management for digital transformation, an area I have focused on for most of the past decade. slides 15-16) there are various names applied to these changes, and one commonality is that “tec(h)” is central to them all. slides 17-22) digital transformation is about digital-enabled change, and it has direct and indirect effects.

2016 27

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!

Elsua

As a starting point, we hardly ever talked about social tools, but more about changes of behaviour, of already existing habits, of how corporate cultures are being affected, like a storm, by all of this social networking stuff, of the challenges we all keep facing with our adoption efforts, etc.