Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 Designing content for a podcast, cellphone, or web application is a new discipline with new challenges, but a lot of the content that I see is simply old-style content stuffed into the new channels.

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Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

Making CommunitySense

His group is developing a method to let groups design scenarios of future interactions. Design explores new horizons. How can design methods address promises and pitfalls of emerging technologies? Preparing for the future.

2014 170

Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs

Making CommunitySense

Today, I gave a presentation “Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs&# at LIRMM , Le Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier: Abstract. The design of these systems includes the communal specification of communication and information requirements, as well as the selection, configuration, and linking of the software tools that best satisfy these requirements.

HealthCare.gov: A Model Facebook Page

Influence

The new HealthCare.gov Facebook Page borrows design and functional cues from its well-received web site, and, in most respects, represents an exemplary case study of a Facebook Page done right. The copy is a model of self-restraint.

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New Models for Creation and Collaboration | 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… Jul 18 2008 New Models for Creation and Collaboration Published by Nancy White at 10:26 am under collaboration I’m a Joss Whedon fan.

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Making a rough and ready pattern language as a creativity tool

Chris Corrigan

We are blending an Art of Hosting workshop with content and process from some recent research in neuroscience, epigenetics, and adverse childhood experiences and with wellness and leadership models from our Navajo colleagues with whom we have a ten year relationship.

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Introducing literate modeling

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

Organizational modeling has much in common with programming. If you create or ask for organizational models in any one of a number of text-based systems, you likely realize that. To that end, I've been exploring text-based modeling and simulation for the last few years. Recently I've begun to merge the ideas of literate programming and organizational modeling into what you might call literate modeling. Of course, you can document normal models extensively, too.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 About Ken Carroll « Skype, social networks and language learning Confucius meets web 2.0 » Designing conversations By looking at speech ‘beyond the level of the sentence’, discourse analysis reveals some of the conventions that underlie it. There are things that work and things that don’t, and content designers definitely work in the R&D department of new media.

Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

I would expect most people who work in education to recognize this model (the hypothetico-deductive model), particularly those with a science background and those who read research papers, many of which follow this model.

2014 238

Living by Design: Measuring Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Living by Design. Effective design, initial content seeding and proactive facilitation are critical factors for re-firing in the innovation engine. Of course, you can replace "communities" with "team" if it fits better with your model.

What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency. As Rushkoff tells us so clearly, that system was designed with a different purpose.

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The platform is based on an innovative engagement-marketing model in which users earn points or virtual currencies by participating in unique advertising offers that are specially engineered for targeting, relevancy and maximum conversions. business models virtual goods

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Linear and non-linear learning

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 About Ken Carroll « Stunted Skype, social networks and language learning » Linear and non-linear learning Obligatory pic of horrific looking 19th cen school that should add impact to the post. In a previous post , I talked about what language learning 2.0 I’ll try to outline my thoughts on this before showing how it has affected the design of ChinesePod and SpanishPod in the next post.

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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. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models.

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. Ideas flow quickly because they are flowing inside a common language and sensibility. The problem with the kinds of ad hoc, project-based, one off relationships Boyd described is that they leave the individual isolated without a safety net, and thus leave the project-based model of p2p collaboration open to cooptation (as free agents become a precariat) by capitalist business firms. What is Design Thinking, Really? Design Earth.

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Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Read more at Going Social Now more about Shiv Stories by Shiv Singh Practical Strategies for Creating a Successful Intranet [1 Comment] Value-Driven Intranet Design [3 Comments] Making Knowledge Management Work on your Intranet [2 Comments] A Web 2.0

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Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The problem is, humans weren’t designed for mechanization. We were designed to create. The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker? i think that as new economic models are put into place that support social production, this idea will take off at a larger societal level.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 New definitions of mobile learning » Here Comes ItalianPod Harold Jarche writes about how the traditional ‘business model’ of the universities is under pressure. I can teach language talking about colors or shoe size.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

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. Explaining trends I was seeing in simple language, distilling down big concepts into words that people could “get.&# (By the way, I made the commitment to try this little experiment in September.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Constructionism works

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 Language and social distance » Constructionism works Note: This post is one of several in this month’s Work/Learning Blog Carnival over at Manish Mohan’s blog. Mixing sociology with education was not something language teachers did in the past. Volume 1 has a chapter called The Reflective Mentor Model, by Robbin Nicole Chapman. About Ken Carroll « Are podcasts inferior to text?

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Anthropologist Jean Lave and I coined the term while studying apprenticeship as a learning model. Why this web site do not have other languages support?

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » FrenchPod is a PLS

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 About Ken Carroll « Language and social distance Edupunks need to grow up » FrenchPod is a PLS FrenchPod went live last week. It represents a new version of the Praxis Language platform. Perhaps the PLS would fit as a language learning toolkit within a PLE to enable that control. tools to do new things for language learning (with the two-way medium, RSS syndication, etc).

BBC Learning Unplugged: event report

Platform Neutral

James Richards ( BBC Learning Development ) and Myles Runham (BBC Learning) co-hosted the event with Clare Reddington ( Ished ); I designed and facilitated it with help from Jack Martin Leith. Event design. event designing sheet). But I diverge into event design-ery pokery.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This topic is designed to give you some tools and ideas for including social media appropriately in your overall organizational strategic plan and to measure its effectiveness.

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals. A design for threaded discussions went from whiteboard to production over a weekend.

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CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

These are examples, and they are in my language. In an online environment where we lack many of our accustomed social signals (body language) this role is important. Prioritise the ones you can fill, then design your learning communities to support members taking on the other roles.

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On constructing rules of engagement

Platform Neutral

And to get to the patterns, we need to develop common languages, which lead to shared mental models of the purpose of the ‘platforms’ There is a particularly interesting post from George Oates of flickr about some of their community stuff, and this particularly jumped out at me: Any time you construct specific rules of engagement, they are instantly open to interpretation and circumvention, and we want our members to negotiate their place with each other, not with The Authority.

Organising Knowledge » A Typology of Search Behaviours

Green Chameleon

It’s a very widespread mental model, and it is premised on the notion that a searcher has a precise idea of what they want (search is fully intentional and there is a clear “target&# for the query) and that they know when they are satisfied. He hasn’t got any data behind this yet, but it’s a big step in the direction of a search model that might be sophisticated enough to map against real people doing real tasks.

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A Framework for Designing and Implementing CoPs - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Sign In Home KM Topics KM Overview Case Studies About Us Search A Framework for Designing and Implementing CoPs APQChas developed an organizing framework for an enterprise-wide approach tocommunities. This framework provides best practices across the entire CoP lifecycle, from planning and positioning a community program to designing,launching, and sustaining effective communities. This means that technological,language, and cultural differences may need to be addressed.

The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

Designing Case Conversations: Social Innovation Collaboration Model. Experiment: Tilburg University Language Center Students. Last October, I gave an invited talk at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University , USA.

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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.

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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.

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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. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

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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 Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

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Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

How can we model and use rich, situated context that informs socio-technical systems design without constraining community behaviors? (C&T) It’s a systems design question. I’m currently in Siegen, Germany.

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Start a Content Business

Ken Carroll

But as we proceed, don’t get distracted from the three act model. And although there are endless variations in how you could put the three acts together, the model remains. Seth has constructed a unique business model that captures the value of his content and his particular approach.

2014 138

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

Target Practice

Chris Collison

On some precious occasions, we get to design and facilitate face-to-face knowledge-sharing events. Occasionally, we even get to work on leadership behaviours and organisational design. . Urinals. Do you spend much time looking at them?

Transition gives us the best of ingredients for networking

Social Reporter

I think it’s a model that People Powered Change should look at for inspiration. Back in the 1970s Christopher Alexander worked with a group of other architects to develop the book A Pattern Language as a way of expressing the relationship between spaces, buildings, and their components.

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Bringing Innovation to HR Strategy: Highlights of the 2013 SHRM Strategy Conference

Partnering Resources

Each of the speakers I heard shared thoughts, models, tools, and stories about how companies can succeed in a VUCA world. Put up clear, common language signs to help us find our way around the store. We’re living in a VUCA world, said Dr. Tom Hogan at the 2013 SHRM Strategy conference.

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