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.

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Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

I have been puzzling over George Siemens ’ idea that learners need to develop ‘being skills’ if they are to cope with what it means to be human in a digital age. George tells us that learners (humans) need to learn how to participate in this and that this will be through ‘Being skills’ which, as yet, machines can’t succeed at. The relationship between steps and an outcome are different in machines and living organisms.

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5 Essential online survival skills by Howard Rheingold

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the meantime I found a video with Howard Rheingold about the 21st century skills. Howard states that the online skills, the 21st century skills are no longer nice to have, but are essential survival skills. The 5 skills he mentions are: Attention.

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Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux

Elsua

I am sure that you would probably still remember how a couple of weeks back I put together a blog post where I shared a good number of resources with plenty of hints and tips on helping “ Improve Your Presentation Skills “ No wonder.

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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.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy - I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But you surprised me because I expected something quite different.

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Crap detection and other essential network skills

Social Reporter

I outline five fundamental digital literacies, online skills that will help us do this: attention, participation, collaboration, critical consumption of information (or “crap detection”), and network smarts.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But you surprised me because I expected something quite different. You have mad skills?

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Deeper Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 4

Nancy White

This series on Skills for Learning Professionals and Knowledge Workers ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ) have spiked the old hit-meeter and shown up on Tweets all week. Today Michele Martin posted an important amplification to the “Four Meta Skills&# from Part 1.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

The soft skills. Those skills that are hardly taught anymore when you are hired into a company and that, in most cases, are always treated, and considered, as a given. Again, touching base on the soft skills.

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4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals

Nancy White

world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But you surprised me because I expected something quite different. You have mad skills?

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Consulting Skills: What Is the Difference Between a Consultant and an Enthusiast?

Web Social Architecture

It's one thing to recognize the difference between a consultant and an enthusiast, and it's another to say what it is exactly about a consultant that's different. Here's what I think I'm getting at: Having a strong capacity for abstract thinking is a key consulting skill.

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.

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word.

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Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is. What skills are critical here? And how are they different from community skills?

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What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?

Viv Mcwaters

So that’s what we focus on – each individual developing the confidence and self-awareness to step up, be present, respond in different ways to sticky moments or difficult people, to not be the centre of attention and to enable connection.

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is. What skills are critical here? And how are they different from community skills? It has become clear.

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Why remarkable writing is different

Ken Carroll

How is remarkable writing different? You will learn style and simplification and how to write lively prose, again by seeing how the masters do it – skills that apply to e-books, writing reports, pdfs, web copy and so on. 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.

Leaders rule - differently, though

Viv Mcwaters

The question remains however if there is a different form of leadership required in such communities. Apart from the obvious need for all of us to maintain that real-world face-to-face contact as well as social networking, I think it underlines the importance of generalist skills for leaders, as well as empathy, intuition, and, dare I suggest, spontaneity? And puts improv skills front and centre.

Top Ten Moderator Skills (for 2010)

e-Moderation Station

What skills and qualities does the online tutor need? I asked our team of very experienced e-moderators what they thought the most important online skills and qualities were, and below are some of their responses. Top Ten Moderator Skills. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But you surprised me because I expected something quite different. You have mad skills?

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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.

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Being Collaborative at Work Requires New Skills - Deb

Michael Sampson - Currents

Writing for CMSWire, Deb argues that enterprise collaboration requires critical new skills : " The way we currently think of working was formed by a command and control, industrial age of process, manufacturing and efficiencies of scale. Collaboration is a different model. With this new way of work, comes a new set of critical skills. ". The skills are, in her view: - The ability to handle constant change - where the difference between learning and acting is non-existent.

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Technology: the difference between generations

Joitske Hulsebosch

I think my children will come out with a whole different set of skills, but till then people with hugely different skills and perceptions will have to work and live together Please see this wonderful drawing by my youngest daughter (4-years old).

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Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Im already subscribed Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills By Deb Lavoy ( @deb_lavoy ) | Mar 8, 2011 8 comments The way we currently think of working was formed by a command and control, industrial age of process, manufacturing and efficiencies of scale. Collaboration is a different model. With this new way of work, comes a new set of critical skills. An age where we are learning so fast that there is no meaningful difference between learning and acting.

Classes on 25 Skills to Become a Great Entrepreneur

Portals and KM

Nancy White recently set me a link to this post on 25 Skills and Classes Necessary to Become a Great Entrepreneur. The post goes on to cover the 25 skills for entrepreneurs in great detail. I would add that an entrepreneur must like to work with people and have good social skills. There are links to degree programs from a number of colleges that address the different skills

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Technology: loosing skills through the virtual world?

Joitske Hulsebosch

He wonders about the younger generation, reflecting on his own past and the way he learned to interact with other minded people: " We played on the street, with whoever else was on the street at the time and we learnt to adapt to different people and different attitudes and backgrounds. How to leverage the power of differences if you quickly find like-minded people all over the world? that are useful skills. Better in coping with changes and different social settings.

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Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Passion about sharing knowledge - A community may have lots of different objectives - but the primary behaviour that makes it successful is a small group of people incredibly passionate about sharing their knowledge with others. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0

Social Media Teams: Different on the Agency Side than Internal

Web Social Architecture

They need to focus on developing the skills and experience to do it well. But on the agency side, the whole thing is different.

Holidays in Canada

Joitske Hulsebosch

I enjoy the cultural differences on holidays, even though Canada is also a 'Western' country and traveling is different from living/working in a country. 21st century skills intercultural communicationCanadian taking our picture I just returned from a vacation in West Canada.

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Help! - the professional2.0 is coming.

Joitske Hulsebosch

She is an independent thinker in her field , she takes initiative and is capable of finding the balance between different polarities , such as online and offline , private and professional , inside and outside the organization.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Skills, Experience and Qualities of a “community manager&# 1. Fast, accurate and quality reading/writing skills - I always recommend a timed reading/writing test that involves looking at multiple bits of information (posts, etc.), Community requires the emotional intelligence from the heart side and the analytical/strategic and content skills from the head side. Social network mapping and analysis skills. These are skills that people can acquire.

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Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival: Part 3: Network Weaving « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

As I’ve been exploring how to build relationships online and create an environment where trust can be built, I naturally started introducing people from different communities to each other in hopes they could benefit from each other’s knowledge, wisdom, and experience.

How to mix work and private life on social media: tips for finding the right balance

Joitske Hulsebosch

Loesje If you are a professional engaging in social media you need to find a balance between the sharing of private and professional information and bringing together or separating different networks; networks of friends and colleagues.

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Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blog About Ed Projects Services Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two October 19, 2007 – 11:49 am There is some confusion about what ’social networks’ and ‘communities’ are, and where they differ. To complicate this, I have heard people relating the different words to different technical platforms differently, if you know what I mean.

C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

The Bumble Bee

These could include resources, money, skills, time or access. Think Differently Most approaches to project management concentrate on the tasks which need to be successfully completed to achieve the project goal.

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"Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop

21st Century Organization

It is recommended reading for insight into both the reality and complexity of implementing enterprise collaboration platforms, and the roles different internal groups want and need to play. 21st Century Skills Collaboration Complexity Conferences Connected Business Enterprise 2.0

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How to assess Power and Influence: a simple but effective method

The Bumble Bee

When we are dealing with change we need to be able to make quick but robust assessments of the power/influence of the different players. The collection of personal attributes, attitudes, skills and competencies that an individual carries with them, regardless of the formal roles they fulfil.

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Ten Steps to Better Negotiation Success

The Bumble Bee

There are different elements that can be utilized some of which include persuasion, bargaining, and, most importantly, altering positions and assumptions. Along with compromising, you can assign roles depending on each person''s skills. Think Differently

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Collaborative Thinking: Recommended Reading: HBR Working Papers

Collaborative Thinking

Main | Connectivity Scorecard » January 31, 2008 Recommended Reading: HBR Working Papers In the first article, these three topics are critically important: teaming skills, expanded social network, and boundary-spanning skills.

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Enterprise 2.0 Boston June 2010 Highlights: Making Technology Work in Organizations

21st Century Organization

Axelrod in " Open netWORKing Organizations Co-generating Business Value " Perhaps my perception would be different if I'd attended more Enterprise 2.0 21st Century Skills Collaboration Complexity Conferences Connected Business Enterprise 2.0

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Values in Action: Web 2.0

21st Century Organization

I started thinking about the operational questions our participants are wrestling with – how to set social media policies, how to manage resistance to social media, what leadership skills are required, and it got me thinking again about - how is web 2.0 How is web 2.0 values driven?