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Describing open learning environments and emergent learning

Jenny Connected

Recent work on developing our framework for describing emergent learning (see Footprints of Emergence and Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0 ) has been taxing our powers of description. T heory, Culture & Society , 22(5), pp.255–267. By we, I mean my colleague Roy Williams and me. Cilliers, P.

Returning to Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

In May we published a paper ‘Open Research and Open Learning’ in Journal Campus Virtuales.

Emergent Learning at ALTC2103

Jenny Connected

Our session – Learning in the Open – went reasonably well, but on reflection I think we could have done a more ‘out of the box’ presentation. It’s ironic that we were talking about emergent learning and the factors that might need to be considered to promote it, but we still fell into a fairly conventional way (a trap?)

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? An emergent, adaptive group does not exude these characteristics.

The Future of Open Business At Stake


The organizational culture must change!”, “The technologies must be put into place!”, “The hierarchy and silos must fall!”. To quote: .

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails


cough* email *cough*) and we expect today’s emergent social collaborative technologies to behave pretty much the same way. Over and over again.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. Probability/Impact Matrix is a tool that categorizes emerging trends as to their degree of probability and impact.

Reflections on the FH Joanneum (Graz) E Learning Conference, 2014

Jenny Connected

For readers new to this, please see this blog post ‘ Characteristics of Open Learning Environments ‘ and our open wiki.

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Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

Both these areas of research are trying to discover more about how people learn in open learning environments, such as MOOCs.

Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education


adoption of open learning technology specifications and standards is. creating open education opportunities for all, through free and open.

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Freire, MOOCs and Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Jenny Connected

In some countries the oppressors use the system of education to maintain this ‘culture of silence’, while in others the advance of technology has condemned many people, particularly the less well off, to a rigid conformity.’. It has occurred to me that MOOCs (massive open online courses) have something to say about this?

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Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social - "the application of social tools and culture to business processes and activities.". But the platforms are new - emerging to support interactions. We can apply this to lots of different scenarios - executive communication and cultural transformation, improved customer care, real time market segmentation, etc. -

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands


A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. It’s a culture issue.

Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

Aren’t willing (yet) to make the investments in platforms, partnerships, open collaboration and the making corporate assets available.

From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez


We talked about the need to move away from adoption and into adaptation , understanding that they are the group that, beyond early adapters , everyone else is looking up to when embracing these emerging social tools while at work. . Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership Travelling You see?

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40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Community

emergent by design Home About 40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy 2009 November 13 tags: community , community management , Media , Social Media , strategy by Venessa Miemis A practical guide for Community Management strategies, best practices, and resources. Brian Solis, @briansolis) Shepherding 2.0

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? Different versions emerged all over the world, but they all had something in common: There was a scarcity of resources, and so the systems were competition-based. I opened the account the week that Twitter Lists was introduced. So let me take you on my thinking trail. And over.

Trying to make developmental evaluation easier

Chris Corrigan

One of the things I appreciate about developmental evaluation is its deliberate engagement with emergence. Look for causes.

Several Short Sentences About Learning

How to Save the World

Our minds are more open to possibilities. Our Culture / Ourselves Preparing for Civilization''s End We forget as quickly as we learn.

The Death of Imagination

How to Save the World

It is the ability to be open to possibility, to let something emerge within you, and give it voice. Why should this be so?

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Building a Solid Library of Use Cases


It’s a cultural one. Connect, share, collaborate, innovate AND learn out in the open, transparent and public to everyone. You see?

Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind


And understandably given that lack of openness, visibility and transparency that email provides. You see? That is, getting the job done. .

A Model of Identity and Community

How to Save the World

If the overlap is mainly common capacities, it will emerge as a Community of Practice. Our Culture / Ourselves

The Illusion of Coherence

How to Save the World

For any culture to survive, such a collective belief, and commensurate behaviours and actions, are essential. T hings are not as they seem.

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Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise


The corporate culture is the one that would eventually shape up how successful that adoption would be. True Open Leadership , indeed!

Interesting reading today on shared leadership and action

Chris Corrigan

Creating a culture of shared leadership in your non-profit. Collaboration Design Emergence Flow Leadership Learning Philanthropy

Culture: Cross-cultural communication and emotions

Joitske Hulsebosch

With Meena Wilson and Ancella Livers from the Center for Creative Leadership , we collected short stories describing cross-cultural encounters, to look at crosscultural issues in communities of practice. The term cross-cultural was not restrictricted to national cultures, but included professional subcultures.

Collective Mindfulness Practices

How to Save the World

Michael has written a lot about the malaise of our modern culture and the damage it has done to us individually and collectively. Work is doing.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Tuesday

Portals and KM

Mike noted that becoming a social business requires a cultural shift, Wendy Arnott  from TD Bank Group came out next.    

Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009

21st Century Organization

I am writing this post in three parts to provide a structure to break down a swirl of emerging interconnected concepts. I think not. Victoria G.

#LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management


What is the relationship between leading with respect and setting a culture of continuous improvement ?”. An Open Business. But, you see?

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Several Short Sentences About… Jellyfish

How to Save the World

Who can guess what might emerge after we’re gone. Our Culture / Ourselves It has no brain. It has no central nervous system.

Conversations That Matter

How to Save the World

Our Culture / Ourselves Working Smarterpainting “In Deep Conversation” by Irish artist Pam O’Connell. Real. Works of art.

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Re-Learning How to Play

How to Save the World

Wild creatures invite play by taking a submissive posture, and opening themselves to rejection. Be Open. We must be true to ourselves.

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Three Ways of Being

How to Save the World

Complexity, Emergence, Unfathomability of Nature. Our Culture / Ourselves . Rational Worldview (Way of Being). What You Revere.

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How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

Can I be open to others’ ideas, without judging them or myself as right or wrong? Our Culture / Ourselves by which we live.

Open Enterprise 2009 - Charlene Li Interviewed by Stowe Boyd


On the Power Shift as Cultural Barrier. Some pretty fascinating and eye opening stuff! Some really good stuff! On Tools. On Blogs.

Getting Out Of My Head: My “Presence” Practice

How to Save the World

Fears on the right of this chart are, I think, inculcated by human culture (and afflict our domesticated creatures as well as humans). On the ‘?gment’

Why I Don’t Want to Hear Your Story

How to Save the World

Be an example of openness and candour that makes it easier for others to follow. Our Culture / Ourselves What is your purpose, right now?

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Working with cultural differences

Chris Corrigan

One of the things that folks in the rest of indigenous North America don’t realize about the cultures of the west coast is how radically different they are from the cultures of the plains, desert and forests of the rest of North America. IN Ojibway culture, the individual is important.