Big Lottery funds £1.89 million of citizen journalism. Is that what communities most need?

Social Reporter

million to the Media Trust for its three year project “to establish connected news hubs around the UK to support citizen journalism and to help communities and charities get their voices heard.&# It looks as if the model for the Media Trust programme – announced by them here – is in line with their other work in getting support from professional journalists and media networks to give voice to community groups and nonprofit organisations.

2011 149

A Tale Of Two Media…And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So let’s be clear – all media companies are struggling as both the basic models they operate under (online and offline) are challenged, and as the economy means they no longer have the cushion of good times.

A Tale Of Two Media.And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So let's be clear - all media companies are struggling as both the basic models they operate under (online and offline) are challenged, and as the economy means they no longer have the cushion of good times.

Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses

Taming the spaces

Today i sent away my paper: Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses to the special call of Journal of Educational Technology & Society. The main idea is to bring out the ecological learning design framework elements and show how they were applicable at the course design. In the article I pointed to the need for the new learning design frameworks for self-directed learning with social software that were ecological.

Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about From Data, with Love That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week.

2010 189

ScienceDirect - The Journal of Strategic Information Systems : “It is what one does”: why people participate and help others in electronic communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As a model for accomplishing this new customer-driven process, Armstrong and Hagel focus their attention on the following four types of electronic communities: • Communities of Transaction facilitate the buying and selling of goods and services and provide information about these transactions. For the practitioner, it provides a social perspective on knowledge with profound implications for designing organizations, learning environments, and even computer systems.

2011 53

More media power-to, less power-over vanities

Social Reporter

My line for the panel discussion was the journalists like to say that they speak truth to power – but if we are living in a society where Government would like to see power devolved, citizens taking responsibility, and more co-design of services, we need just as much help in talking to each other. . I should add here that I believe our host for the conference, POLIS director Charlie Beckett, takes a wider view in his work on Networked Journalism.

2011 126

IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This new model of innovation has become an important component of the IBM product and service strategy, as it has generated new solutions that have met quick market success. In this paper we describe this model of innovation and illustrate our experience in four case studies. In the next section we describe the new model for innovation and its evolutionary characteristics. style of user participation to our business model and culture.

2007 28

Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Designing for Civil Society David Wilcox on social media, engagement, collaboration ABOUT Mainly about engagement and collaboration using social media and events, with some asides on living in London. You need a business-innovation model.

2008 39

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be.

2010 44

Social media changes the local landscape

Social Reporter

These include a groups of landscape designers and gardeners who have used free Ning social networking software to set up a non-organisation for collective marketing. These feeds could come - in part - from blogs set up by community activists on the hyperlocal model being promoted by Will Perrin. Craig writes here about the Landscape Juice Network , where professional gardeners, landscapers and designers have a site created by Philip Voice using free Ning software.

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 27 2008 From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White Published by Nancy White at 6:42 am under communities of practice , learning This is an article that Josien Kapma and I wrote for the Dutch journal, “Leren in Organisaties&#. In the process, I learn a lot; about the content of the event, and about design of learning events.

2008 100

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Chart of group satisfaction by size, from Life With Alacrity E lisabet Sahtouris wrote an article in 2005 called The Biology of Business ,which began with a dubious recapitulation of Darwins model andexplanation of evolution, and then attempted to apply this model tobusiness ecosystems.

2008 51

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

September 17, 2007 Could You Be a Model Natural Entrepreneur? Likewise I dont believetechnologies will save us, because, as James Kunstler points out, theyare designed to enable us to continue to live the unsustainable way wedo now, a little longer. Some of these working models will be better, responsible, sustainable ways to live : Models of radical simplicity, love and generosity, let-self-change, self-sufficiency and intentional community.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

M y book on Natural Enterprises proposes a partnership model for new enterprise formation and sustainability. Is the corporation, as a model, a hopelesscase, or can it be reformed or reinvented? Thedysfunctional model of the corporation will suffer the same fate asevery other institution and entity that has ceased to evolve, innovateand serve our collective interests. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 25, 2007 Living a Natural Life I mentioned in a recent post that I am torn between the temptation to create Natural, Intentional Communities and NaturalEnterprises as working models that can help the survivors of ourcivilizations inevitable collapse later this century, and the temptation to just walk away, be selfish, live aradically simple lifestyle (a non -working model?),and Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

Rising costs and decreasing resources have led to institutions seeking new business models in a search for improved efficiency and productivity. There is an ever increasing number of open journals, and open peer review has also been explored.

2014 207

The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

Garrison, Anderson and Archer’s Community of Inquiry Model (2000), which focuses on how to establish a social presence, a teaching presence and a cognitive presence in online teaching and learning. I have worked with this model a lot, on many online courses.

2015 246

Blog>> From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week. I could go on, but the you get the point; the DIKW pyramid is a culturally limited and inadequate model which is done more harm that good.

2010 189

Unnamed (weekly)

Alchemy of Change

tags: information design infographic. You don’t make widgets: why design is about function, not things — dMASS. The same idea can be applied to business models. tags: design mission function. A third important aspect of 3D printing is its potential to disrupt business models and current approaches to supply chain management, as well as reduce the resources needed to transport goods. Design. tags: media journalism mission outcomes.

2011 116

Roles for Educators in MOOCs

Jenny Connected

it has been designed and set up by just one person), and this doesn’t only apply to xMOOCs. Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: Computer conferencing in higher education model. Teaching as a Design Science: Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology, NY: Routledge. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, vol 10, no.

Roles 131

Rhizo 14: Emerging Ambiguities and Issues

Jenny Connected

The use of the rhizome as a metaphor for designing teaching and learning has a positive impact on the role of the teacher. Is a course, which necessarily means there is a course convener, the right environment for exploring and modelling rhizomatic learning?

2014 190

Towards A New Civic Ecology: An Enterprise Perspective

Collaborative Thinking

Think about the challenges faced by organizations today, not only does the enterprise want to externally communicate more effectively (a focus on the keynote, along with journalism and citizen journalism), leadership teams are trying to improve the way they communicate internally. The natural tension between deciding how to best leverage formal and informal producers of information is similar in ways to the journalism debate going on today.

2010 127

Exploring the new community enablers, and how digital may help them

Social Reporter

The storylines leading towards this exploration have included Networking civil society , Sociable events to build networks , Celebration 2.0 , Games to realise community assets , Digital literacy , the limitations of citizen journalism in community building , and the official and unofficial connectors that may make localism work. Several are exploring how best to use digital technology in their work, including support for community media projects, citizen journalism and social reporting.

2012 141

Exploring the new community enablers, and how digital may help them

Social Reporter

The storylines leading towards this exploration have included Networking civil society , Sociable events to build networks , Celebration 2.0 , Games to realise community assets , Digital literacy , the limitations of citizen journalism in community building , and the official and unofficial connectors that may make localism work. Several are exploring how best to use digital technology in their work, including support for community media projects, citizen journalism and social reporting.

2012 141

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I need some assistance from readers to finalize a titleand subtitle, and to design the web tools that will accompany the book. Should I set up a very simple wiki orsome other tool to talk through its design? I doubt that anyonewill be able to make money developing them -- my hope is that they willserve as working models for other applications that need similarenabling processes and infrastructure.

2007 35

Reflective Teachers

Nancy White

When I’m designing or coaching design of learning experiences, including “classes&# or workshops – any form – I like to include a reflective activity for whomever is teaching, facilitating or leading.

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). Staged Models of Learning. Braided learning joins other models and research that described stages in online learning (e.g., They continue in the information exchange stage when members begin to publish their case studies and articles in MirandaNet’s e-journals. International Journal of Web Based Communities.

MirandaNet: Common ties

Community Capers

Members trialed the Scoop technology (now called Think.com ) designed by Oracle, as a tool for educational communities. Over a year members reflected on and made explicit their requirements for such a community tool and the designers were given feedback and ideas for refinements. This goal and community model is replicated in each of the six additional MirandaNet chapters spawned about the globe. International Journal of Web Based Communities, 1(3), 320 - 332.

2008 100

Identity Online

Jenny Connected

A Model of Digital Identity Formation in Online Learning Networks. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour , 20 (1), 43-63. People and societies: Rom Harré and designing the social sciences (pp. This week has seen the last Networked Learning Conference Hotseat for this year – Managing your Online Learner Identity. Having followed the Hotseat discussions, the topic seems to have raised more questions than it has answered.

Liberating Voices book published

Making CommunitySense

Liberating Voices brings together a multitude of ideas and suggestions from a variety of perspectives including activism and social change, education, community informatics, governance, media, development, information science, economics, journalism, arts and culture.

2008 130

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 27 2008 From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White Published by Nancy White at 6:42 am under communities of practice , learning This is an article that Josien Kapma and I wrote for the Dutch journal, “Leren in Organisaties&#. In the process, I learn a lot; about the content of the event, and about design of learning events.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Those involved in building community or other social spaces benefit by understanding how such roles can be supported through better media design. Journal of Computer ? Journal of Organizational Behavior , 27, 585-605.

2011 214

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The model for the emergence of knowledge-based. case study”, International Journal of Knowledge, Cultural and Change. Process Management Journal. living systems, its characterisation and a model”, Biosystems vol. Zeleny, “Self-organization of living systems: a formal model of. design for command and control” (1987), “Strategic game of ? Kooter, “Comparing OODA & other models as operational.

Blog Cases from 2005: Cesar Brea on Marketing, Analytics, and More

Portals and KM

The firm designs, implements, and optimizes multi-channel marketing programs to exploit today’s increasingly fragmented and digitally-dominated channel landscape. He used the blog as a staging area for ideas he then shopped to journals for publication.    As he put it, “Whether it's good or not, it might provide a model to emulate or avoid.”  This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts.

2013 135

Learner Autonomy and Teacher Intervention

Jenny Connected

Some factors to consider when Designing Semi-autonomous Learning Environments. European Journal of e-learning, Volume 7, (2),June 2009, pg. My experience is that instructional designers may tend to do this, not with the intent of controlling the learner, but because they get carried away with the design and technology and lose sight of the learner. I am sorry that I missed Paul Bouchard’s talk.

2010 107

From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had FAR more we wanted to write and had to edit out a lot, making us both appreciate how rich the topic is of moving beyond the formal workplace training model and blending it with the rich and ongoing learning we experience in our global communities and conversations.

Annotated Bibliography: Background For Literature Review Project

Collaborative Thinking

Journal of Computer?Mediated Instead, it should be examined as one of many different types of communication models and how media affects interpersonal and societal relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 27, 585-605. For instance, the authors include a model that maps the four contradictions to epistemic actions (actions that uncover information). This can help not only researchers but also designers and managers of online community spaces (e.g.,

How social reporters can help turn old-style conferences into the new convening spaces

Social Reporter

We say: Social reporting is an emerging role, a set of skills, and a philosophy around how to mix journalism, facilitation and social media to help people develop conversations and stories for collaboration. One person needs to be part of the event design team, or to work very closely with them. Get the organising team online “modeling&# the type of interactions that you hope to see.

2009 138

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

How does it differ from other models of cooperation? 16] Collaboration vs. Other Models of Cooperation Collaborative partnerships can be broadly grouped under two headings: those aimed at resolving conflicts and those designed to develop and advance shared visions for the future.[17] where the need and intent is to change fundamentally the way services are designed and delivered."

2008 56

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Small World Labs “Small World Labs provides the design, implementation, and hosting services for your online social or professional network.&#

2008 55

Identity Online

Jenny Connected

A Model of Digital Identity Formation in Online Learning Networks. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour , 20 (1), 43-63. People and societies: Rom Harré and designing the social sciences (pp. This week has seen the last Networked Learning Conference Hotseat for this year – Managing your Online Learner Identity. Having followed the Hotseat discussions, the topic seems to have raised more questions than it has answered.

Communication, communities and collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

They examined these factors about 50 years ago, and produced four models to describe communication structures: Star (aka Wheel) Y, and Line (aka Chain) Circle Bavelas [1] reported that some configurations were better than others. Journal of Acoustical Sociology of America.,