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.

Trending Sources

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. See my post on Twitter’s Golden Egg.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

A number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter. The commitment of its core users is intense, and a key element of Twitter’s strategy for competing with Facebook.

Twitter for organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

I follow some organisations and some individuals on Twitter (I follow northern NGOs like @oxfamnovib , and some southern NGOs like @alamad_NGO ). Several people have asked me how they should organize their Twitter account for their organisation, how to name the account and who should Tweet?

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Elsua

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

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Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Qantas Airways published a photo of two fans with blacked out faces and wigs on, causing a controversy on Twitter, in spite of Radike Samo not minding at all. For once my social network let me down – I was off Twitter and therefore unaware of the Black Face incident!

2011 103

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **. It’s often said Twitter is one of the most powerful teacher professional development tools available. Etiquette on Twitter.

2013 66

Learning by coincidence on Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

(cartoon via Rob Speekenbrink ) I get involved in lots of discussions whether Twitter - is learning (or nonsense). Often I answer that you definitely learn through twittering because you can link through to blogposts, articles etc. Back to Twitter. learning twitter

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Elsua

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. Three years later, here I am again, writing about it, once more, but this time around with a different twist.

2015 68

Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Someone asked in comments on my blog – this one – “how to find followers or users on Twitter by location?&# In other words, what town are those Twitter users in ? Can I make a list of those on Twitter who are in my local area?

2011 55

Why aren’t Australian politicians meeting CEOs of Facebook Twitter etc? #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But when it comes to social media, Australian politicians simply do not understand the scope of metagovernment, scoff at grassroots movements and are not following the lead of overseas Leaders who meet and work with CEOs of Facebook and Twitter. In Bed, Much?

2013 114

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Elsua

But I am back to Twitter. Does this all mean that I will be using both Twitter and Google Plus, in conjunction, when a couple of weeks back I ventured to state that my days in Twitter were numbered? Not Twitter’s any longer.

2011 125

Is Twitter Text, Speech, or Something New?

Portals and KM

I read an interesting article in the Neiman Labs blog, Is Twitter writing, or is it speech?    It asks the question: Is Twitter writing, or is it speech? It clarified the reason for this question as we treated these two forms of expression quite differently. The article concludes: “The framework of text and speech falls apart once we recognize that Twitter is both and neither at once.

2011 52

Twitter as Compliment, Not Replacement for Journalism

Portals and KM

Mathew Ingram posed an interesting piece, No, Twitter Is Not a Replacement For Journalism , on Gigaom.  see The New Twitter Journalism or if your prefer, Le Nouveau Journalisme Twitter ) as well as: Can Social Media Support Quality Journalism? Huge difference.  It can complement Twitter and other social media sources to help focus the journalist’s efforts. I

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Top 16 Reasons I Like Facebook More Than Twitter

Online Social Networking

I’m not at all thinking about quitting Twitter or stopping to recommend it. Twitter is a valuable social media tool that I wouldn’t want to be without. Facebook vs. Twitter. Less Spam Abuse - Facebook fights spam more effectively than Twitter.

The New Twitter Guide for Newsrooms

Portals and KM

I have been discussing the relationship of Twitter and journalism a bit (see Twitter Not a Replacement for Journalism but a Complement and T he New Twitter Journalism , as well as related: I s Twitter Speech, Text, or Something New? ). Many others have touched on the topic and now Twitter, itself, is stepping in with its  “Twitter for Newsrooms,”  using the hastag #TfN. Mashable notes that Twitter may be preaching to the choir.

2011 36

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Writing a social media press release for customers, vendors, clients, stakeholders to pick up and deliver the news into their Facebook and Twitter and Google Plus networks is a totally different beast. A controllable hub (Facebook, Twitter etc are under the control of those companies).

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Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

Robin shared some of her thoughts in the comments of a recent blog post, and I invited to share her community organizing rules for Twitter. As a community organizer, Twitter makes a lot of sense. Twitter does exactly that. Robin’s 10 Twitter Rules for Non Profits.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In fact as more world leaders move onto Twitter, the horses mouth has never been so evident. Either the blogosphere is one big echo chamber, repeating each others articles – or worse, pinching them from the Press – with bloggers agreeing with each other and readers can never get a different viewpoint OR no one agrees with anyone online and it’s just a big chatfest of negativity, anonymous comments and flame wars. Or a Twitterer?

Twitter Use Keeps Expanding

Portals and KM

A new Pew Repor t stated that 13% of online adults use Twitter, and half of Twitter users access the service on a cell phone. This is a significant increase from the 8% of online adults who said they were Twitter users the first time Pew asked about Twitter adoption in November 2010. Different groups a have varying adoption rates. There are age differences as well.

2010 16

The New Twitter Journalism and the Darwin Awareness Engine™

Portals and KM

I noted that social media, and especially Twitter is spreading good and bad information equally quickly, and in volume. Now here are some practical suggestions for using Twitter in a responsible way as a journalist in the post, Journalism's new wave: the world in a tweet by Mark Colvin of ABC.  Mark begins with a long and interesting history of his work in journalism and the evolving technologies form typewriters to Twitter.

2011 44

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

This is a new education program, meant for IBMers and IBM’s Business Partners, but, eventually, open to everyone out there who may want to spend one hour per week, for the next 6 weeks, covering various different aspects of social media.

2011 63

Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

No wonder Woolworths don’t bother with a Twitter account. They then provide that data to companies like Facebook and Twitter and also Agencies. Facebook has 3 different ad managers and Partner Categories is available in two of them.

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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.

Charlotte Dawson, Cyberbullies and Social Media Pot and Kettle

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’ve had enough death threats as an online community manager to have experienced all the different emotions – fear, anger, frustration, impotence and boredom. Some random bloke or chick on Twitter get blocked or removed and it’s over.

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Climate Skeptic Monument Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement? When you get it right though, it can make a huge difference. I’ve written about how Twitter engages a core group of “information networkers&# to build a powerful real-time information network used by well over a hundred million users.

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Blacklist can mean so many different things but #Blacklist is undoubtedly the TV show discussions. RUOk Note that some hashtags have different meanings #WTF is What The Fcuk and also Walk to Freedom (Mandela movie).

2014 129

A Cure for Listless Tweeting: “Tweet to List”

Alchemy of Change

Like many of you, I use Twitter to help get the word out on things I’m writing about or things I find interesting. The problem is that I have lots of different interests and not everyone who follows me on Twitter cares about all those interests.

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Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning. However, from a social-constructist view you might see a twitter network building relations.

Life After Twitter Slap

Online Social Networking

I recently received a Twitter slap, and I’m not embarrassed to admit it. Twitter Slap. Outright spam on Twitter risks account cancellation. Here are four situations that invite Twitter slap: Duplicate content - Repeatedly tweeting the same tweets or links. Duplicate accounts - Creating multiple Twitter accounts with the same bio text or linking to the same site. Now tweets from my main Twitter account are excluded from search results.

With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Path Path calls itself “The Personal Network&# because it’s determined to go against the example set by Twitter Twitter ’s follower model; you are limited to just 50 friends on Path. With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter [.]

2011 34

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Dashboards, Google Plus, Social Media Measurement. Are you looking for an intensive social media strategy and campaign course with hands on practical setting up of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools? Sydney social media course 2013.

2013 88

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

If you haven’t yet tried it yet, Google+ (pronounced “Google Plus”) is a worthy competitor to Facebook and Twitter. Just to be clear, this is different from the way things work on Twitter and Facebook.

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From tweet to action: Who moves social movements on twitter?

Net-Map Toolbox

The fact that today’s social movements, from Occupy Wall Street to the Arab Spring, rely so heavily on twitter and similar communication tools, pose an amazing chance for researchers and other curious people who want to understand who moves these movements. The other day I discussed with a friend what kind of networks you want to look at to better understand this and I’d propose three different kinds: People networks, semantic networks and two-mode people/semantic networks.

2012 16

Kyle Sandilands, Sponsors and Hypocrites

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Don’t employ a shock-comedian (Catherine Deveny) and then expect her to behave on Twitter. You deserve a different kind of badge… . From Twitter: @Blackmores We instructed our media agency 2 pull all our ads from 2DayFM.

2011 112

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Elsua

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. Over the course of just a few weeks Twitter managed to destroy, in a very pernicious manner, not only the overall user experience, but the entire ecosystem as well that made it a success in the first place: Third party apps. It was through my good friend Rachel Happe that I first heard (Of course, on Twitter!)

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What is the difference between the Facebook Business Page and a Google Business Page? But the privacy and circles of distribution are different enough for marketers and business people to ask: how can I reach and engage with my audience on Google in an effective way?

2012 111

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

Employees now blog and use social media like Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with customers, partners and other key stakeholders. There are lots of different types of Amazon affiliates, often specializing in various product or market niches.

2011 143

Finish This Sentence: Social Media is…

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In the case above, while it’s still on Twitter so out of control (can’t remove comments or trolls like on Facebook) the question is focussed and relevant. That’s a big difference.

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