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.

Travelling a different road

Viv Mcwaters

I am confident though, that although it’s a different road that I’m travelling, it’s one worth exploring. Travelling a different road is a post from:

Radical Management – A Different Kind of CEO


During the course of yesterday, my good friend, the always insightful Ana Silva was wondering, over in Twitter , and in her own blog, too!, under the heading “ The Cluetrain Manifesto on art, work and life “, about potential new books to read during the summer vacation.

Top teams understand the 4 different types of Teamwork in Nature

The Bumble Bee

We often talk about Teamwork as if its a singular thing however in nature there are 4 different types - each of which have a very precise meaning. When we talk about Teamwork we generally mean different things. Teams undertake different kinds of tasks.

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What’s the Difference Between Community Management and…

Managing Communities

photo credit: BuzzFarmers As the community manager role has become a popular one, we’re seeing more and more companies and individuals try to generalize it. On the individual side, you have a lot of people who have spent time working in a specific profession, who are wanting to become community managers, which is great. But, [.]. Thinking

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Different, But Refreshingly So - Nicholas Bate

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nicholas provides a s nap shot of what it means to be refreshingly different : " 2. Hotel rooms where the air-con, wifi and lighting are easy to use. Business phone lines without convoluted menu-driven interactions. Airport security with a smile. Healthy fast-food. Shops which open on time. Banks who remember who gave them the money in the first place. Schools which still value education not just grades. Thinking which is critical but doesn't criticise. A day without meetings.

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Three different views on social learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Any Twitterchat is hard work but it was worst to make sense here because I noticed that we all talked with a different view on social learning. I thought of write down the three main different views I hear when people talk about social learning.

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.

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

The Bumble Bee

Carlton also identifies different computer games founded on each theory. Think Differently

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Community – organization difference

Learning Alliances

In comparison with how community and organization interact in other circumstances, it’s the churches and meditation groups depicted on the right that highlight the differences between the two regimes most clearly. These different settings have been on my mind for years.

Social media for trainers: think differently!

Joitske Hulsebosch

I forgot my adaptor (really stupid of me) and felt very disorganised working on various different laptops and computers. Skype for instance looks so differently on a Windows computer. Online this works differently. The energy level is different. Online: think differently! I did a workshop last Friday on the conference ' Trends voor Trainers '. The topic was: social media as learning instrument.

What a Difference A Community Manager Makes


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Different perspectives

Viv Mcwaters

So once we get over ourselves and realise that we are not in any physical danger, is there really any reason NOT to try something different? Different perspectives is a post from: The post Different perspectives appeared first on

Behavioural game design: A Review of popular Gamification Techniques

The Bumble Bee

Think DifferentlyGamification, the use of game play mechanics for non-game applications , is a very topical area with many enterprises exploring how they might use it to generate new levels of engagement with their staff or customers (current and prospective).

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What's the difference between a promise and a responsibility?

The Bumble Bee

However when I hear this kind language it always makes me think of the difference between a promise , a responsibility and a guarantee. Whats the difference?

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


It’s amazing how, in most cases, we may all be working for different companies, different industries, different business areas, yet our challenges all seem to be down to the same dead-end: the corporate culture AND how to change it to make it more 2.0

You can’t fix this. So please stop trying. Start thinking differently.

Chris Corrigan

If you don’t, you will see different things. They’re stories are the only ones that matter, and their leadership is the only leadership that will make a difference. It’s about thinking and acting differently. I want to invite you to bite down hard and read this article by Rich Lowry, the editor of the National Review: Baltimore, a Great Society Failure: President Barack Obama responded to the Baltimore riots with a heartfelt bout of self-righteous hectoring.

Being, Differently

How to Save the World

So I was cautious in my ambitions: The idea was to see how I could make what I know I’m already going to be doing anyway, easier and more fun, by doing it differently in a way that would also increase my attentiveness, appreciation, playfulness and sense of wonder.


Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

When you get it right though, it can make a huge difference. Related Posts Comments (4) #1 written by Northof49 about 3 weeks ago Reply Quote Hey Gideon, How is this different from cultivating a network effect? 4 written by Gideon Rosenblatt about 3 weeks ago Reply Quote I think you need to set up different departments for each type of engagement – you know, set up a chair in each corner of your home office.

Making a difference

Viv Mcwaters

We talk of making a difference. It is these small gestures that probably make the biggest difference. Things might have gone differently. Making a difference is a post from: The drive from Jaipur to Delhi took over five hours – 270 kms.

Atmosphere and Energy is the Difference Between a Great Community and a Feeble One

Managing Communities

photo credit: Lars Plougmann I’m down at South by Southwest Interactive right now and, having spoken at numerous events over the years, what strikes me most about SXSW is the atmosphere and the energy. It is incomparable to any event I’ve been at. If you go to a big conference in New York, you don’t [.]. Community Cultivation

Behaving differently

Viv Mcwaters

Behaviours can only be changed by behaving differently. This is the point of disruptive facilitation – providing opportunities for participants in a workshop to behave differently, with each other and in relationship to their work. Les Posen is a presentation guru, that’s when he’s not doing his ‘real’ work as a psychologist.

Beautifully different

Viv Mcwaters

Mitchell was talking to Manny about being different at school and the yearning to blend in. Sharing what I know, helping people build their skills and confidence, encouraging, trying different approaches, taking professional risks – these all make me who I am too. December 8 – Beautifully Different. Think about what makes you different and what you do that lights people up. Yikes. Today’s prompt is hard.

McKinsey on Web 2.0 in the Enterprise (2008) - Adoption Pattern Makes a Big Difference

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the McKinsey report on Web 2.0 in the Enterprise from 2008, Exhibit 8 reports on how companies adopt Web 2.0 tools. Click for a larger image ). My Comments. Look at the satisfaction levels on the right-hand side of the image first.

LinkedIn | Discussion:Online collaboration tools or social networks what’s the difference? How can they improve communication in our immediate surroundings?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to Content Search Home What is LinkedIn? Join Today Sign In Language Sign In to LinkedIn Please enter your email address and password. Make sure you have cookies and Javascript enabled in your browser before signing in. Copyright © 2009 LinkedIn Corporation. All rights reserved. Use of this site is subject to express terms of use , which prohibit commercial use of this site. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by these terms.

Same, same but different

Net-Map Toolbox

When doing Net-Maps with different people about the same question, we face the following dilemma: We want them to be free to mention any actor who comes to mind, whoever is involved in, let’s say innovation in the poultry sector in Ethiopia or managing small reservoirs in Ghana.

"A Different Way to Die: How Jeff Stamps Stared Down the End"

Endless Knots

And, as per the prevous post, another event at Saybrook's conference this weekend. Tomorrow I'm presenting a workshop with the title of the post. Here's the poster: Death and dying Jeff Stamps Me

What's the difference between a Community Manager and a Social Media Manager? | Community Management | Blaise Grimes-Viort


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Public Shared Services Design: the service cost and quality balancing act

The Bumble Bee

I recently worked with colleagues to identify savings through collaboration between different local councils. STEP 3 - Harmonise the service costing information across the different councils. Think Differently

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Online healthcheck complex project risk

The Bumble Bee

In a 12-minute video Michael Cavanagh discusses the difference between complicated and complex projects and describes the additional project management techniques needed to succeed in the latter. Think Differently

Data visualisation - which diagram should I use?

The Bumble Bee

Think DifferentlyHere is an excellent web link plus two great books which address the question which diagram or chart should I use to effectively present information visually. With at least 40 types of diagram and new ones being added daily this is a very hot topic!

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Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

The Bumble Bee

Think DifferentlyOne of the most useful aspects of Microsoft Excel is its ability to quickly slice and dice customer data from live systems to identify important trends and behaviors which can inform strategy.

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Managing "Complexity" versus "Complicated": Short Video

The Bumble Bee

in his series on Project Management Michael Cavanagh explains the difference between "complicated" and "complex" and why you really need to know which of the two you are dealing with as a project manager. Think DifferentlyIn the second short video "Complex or merely complicated?"

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A different way of working

Viv Mcwaters

Here’s another cool RSA animation , this time by Dan Pink about his latest book, Drive. If you don’t have time to read the book you can at least watch this 10-minute video. It explores the paradox of rewards – that when we have enough money, more money is not a motivator.

Why remarkable writing is different

Ken Carroll

How is remarkable writing different? The post Why remarkable writing is different appeared first on Ken Carroll's Remarkable Writing Techniques. Sticky post. Listen to this post here). Lots of folks talk about how to improve your writing. But no-one else takes the uniquely relevant and effective approach of remarkable writing. I’m here to help you make quick progress in your writing. I understand the constraints on this goal that exist for you. In response: ?

A different day

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's almost 16 hours since the earthquake hit near Christchurch. We had a lot of cleaning up to do - broken glasses, fallen bookcases, bedroom furniture on the ground, a huge mess in the garage, and more. Two garage cupboards collapsed, and so Timothy (8) set to work and put one back together. He worked for at least 2 hours with the drill, and has built it much stronger than it was. There weren't enough screws to finish the second one, but that was started too.

A different way to learn writing

Ken Carroll

I’m here to help you make quick progress in your writing skills through an approach that I call remarkable writing. Remarkable writing is the product of 25 years of language teaching and of entrepreneurship.

The secret to building simple verifiable business models

The Bumble Bee

Think DifferentlyMany business models used by organisations have never been calibrated nor verified against the organisation's historical data which seriously limits their usefulness.

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Culture: Dealing with differences

Joitske Hulsebosch

I read Dealing with differences by Nico Vink, who looks at communication as scanning of social spaces and positions, rather than exchange of information. So where do we currently find the cultural differences? Yet there is a difference.