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Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

In doing this we reduce diversity. This tendency to try to reduce diversity is not only evident in online networks. Diversity.

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Diversity and Peer Assessment in OldGlobe MOOC

Jenny Connected

For me one of the best things about OldGlobe is the diversity of the participant group. But OldGlobeMOOC is truly diverse. Fantastic!

Embracing Uncertainty, Diversity and Othering for Learning

Full Circle Associates

We talked about the diversity of project staff – geographically, organizationally, amount of experience (age), etc. The discussion that followed Bron’s question was diverse and fascinating. For a little over 2 years I’ve been supporting an internal learning program for my colleague Pete Cranston of Euforic Services.

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Leadership traits for working in diverse contexts

Chris Corrigan

Believe that diversity is our strength. Consider differing viewpoints. Understand that everyone is affected by unjust systems. Leadership

2016 14

Increased Number and Diversity of Commonly Used Devices

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m not counting my Garmin step counter because I don’t wear a watch anymore. Nonetheless, 28% of respondents carry only a single device.

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Online, local social capital, and network diversity

Neighbourhoods

Some years ago there was interest in the possibility of what was known as ‘cyber-balkanisation’ – the expectation that online activity would create silos of communities of interest at the expense of diversity of networks; and perhaps that local communities based on face-to-face contact might atrophy as a direct consequence.

How Important Is It To Manage Temporal Diversity in Virtual Teams?

Leading Virtually

Does such diversity help a team address different and, oftentimes, competing team performance expectations that are typical for many teams?

Update on OldGlobeMOOC and Peer Assessment

Jenny Connected

The OldGlobeMOOC is a great experience in terms of the diversity of participants. Tagged: #OldGlobeMOOC , assessment , Coursera , diversity , MOOC , peer assessment , xMOOC. OldGlobeMOOC #OldGlobeMOOC assessment Coursera diversity MOOC peer assessment xMOOC CCK08 did this. But these are cMOOCs. Assignment 1 with peer review.

New publication – CulTech2015: Cultural Diversity and Technology Design

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2015), CulTech2015: Cultural Diversity and Technology Design. Just published: H. He, N. Memarovic, A. Sabiescu, A. In Avram, Gabriela; De Cindio, Fiorella; Pipek, Volkmar (eds.) Filed under: culture , design , technologies , tools. culture design technologies tools

Culture: diversity and inclusion

Joitske Hulsebosch

Via Gurteen I found 3 conversations about diversity and inclusion talking about the UK and France.

Are Board Turnover Rates Limiting Diversity Opportunities and Growth?

Governance in a Networked World

If ‘vacancies’ are so rare, what impacts will that have on the timing of the board diversity agenda? They will typically only leave voluntarily.

Unity in diversity

Neighbourhoods

  But it was also a chance to hear about and discuss the centre’s major recent report on the future of the third sector , Unity in diversity.

Knowledge diversity

Bas Rues

Tags: online collaborative spaces self-organization collaboration communities of practice complexity diversity enterprise 2.0

The Case for SmOOCs

Jenny Connected

SmOOCs have a lot going for them, principally in terms of the relationship between size, diversity and openness. This in itself is interesting, as in the early days of MOOCs it was thought that large numbers were required for diversity. Change 11- massiveness and diversity. 12 people completed the assessment activities.

Locality, diversity, and internet use

Neighbourhoods

It concludes that the use of social media primarily supports diverse networks through participation in these settings. Image from ).

What diversity does to work groups…

Net-Map Toolbox

Unfortunately I cannot find it on the web and I didn’t pay attention to the name of the researcher while I was listening - but the point they made deserves some consideration: In their self assessment diverse work groups (in terms of gender, race, cultural background, professional background, political affiliation etc.)

Gender and diversity

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

It was placed there by their Diversity & Social Justice Committee, and it read, "Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us." Tags: BGI diversity

Diversity and representation on local websites

Neighbourhoods

doesn't seem to represent the diversity of the local community, particularly ethnically and in terms of social class.’.

Breath and Diversity of Television Blogs - Part Two

Portals and KM

This is TV blog weekend. Television is a natural topic for blogs as TV appeals to a wide audience; it has a long tail, and people are a re passionate about these niche topics. The BlogCatalog which contains 1621 television blogs the last time I looked including our TVissimo TV Schedule Blog. Here are some more examples that show the variety.

Breath and Diversity of Television Blogs - Part One

Portals and KM

This is TV blog weekend. Television is a natural topic for blogs as TV appeals to a wide audience; it has a long tail, and people are a re passionate about these niche topics. The BlogCatalog which contains 1621 television blogs the last time I looked including our TVissimo TV Schedule Blog. Here are some examples that show the variety.

Election year reminder of the importance of diversity in networks

Portals and KM

One of the enduring lessons of net work is the importance of diversity. This applies to the composition of networks, which need to have sufficient variety to support the cross-fertilization of ideas and values, as well as to our personal networks. He did his net work, and felt ready in 2000.

We Are The Filter Bubble

Alchemy of Change

Here's why diversity in your social network matters. Computer algorithms aren't the only thing contributing to the "Internet Filter Bubble." Who we choose to connect with in our social networks deeply affects who is "curating" the content we consume.

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How Important is it to Manage Temporal Diversity in Teams?

Leading Virtually

Does such diversity help a team address different and, oftentimes, competing team performance expectations that are typical for many teams?

Team of Rivals: Weaving a Diverse Network

TNT - The Network Thinker

A diverse team is difficult to manage, but usually produces better results than a team of like-thinkers.

Social networks and informal support: the big shift for policy

Neighbourhoods

    Cohesion and diversity Governance and participation Informal support Neighbourhood relations Older people Social capital Social polic

ID and Other Reflections: Managing Diversity through Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Managing Diversity through Community Management. ID and Other Reflections. Sunday, September 16, 2012. And I dont like it at all. Posted by.

Testing the Wisdom of Crowds

Alchemy of Change

When we make it possible for people to aggregate their wisdom in independent, diverse and decentralized ways, the resulting "wisdom of the crowds" can be uncannily accurate. I just tested that on Google+, and here are my results. Collaboration collaboration collective intelligence Google wisdom of crowds

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Changing the Meme of Constant Growth

Networking Action

She describes how growth has become a “meme,” a core value, and she identifies diverse alternatives, from “thrivability” to “enough.” Constant growth is driving humanity off an ecological cliff, writes Dr. Sandra Waddock (Boston College). Dr. Waddock is active with … Net Dev

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The one reason not to bother with lists about ‘community’

Neighbourhoods

But the trick for the 21 st century is to describe and buttress an appreciation of ‘community’ that takes account of networked individualism, ethnic diversity, class fissures, and high rates of mobility.   Cohesion and diversity Mobility and change Space and placeIt’s based on this previous article by Scott Doyon. Partnerships.

Net-Map training, 16th-17th August, Washington DC

Net-Map Toolbox

The most engaging part of a Net-Map training that is open to everyone is the diversity of participants.

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cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

cMOOCs promote diversity , the kind of diversity that comes with a mesh network. Both these xMOOCs have been very successful. Downes, S.

Against gentrification: the Siege of the Elephant

Neighbourhoods

Cohesion and diversity Governance and participation Space and placeSouthwark Notes Archive Group. London, Saturday 17 November 2012.

What is the Diversification ‘Sweet Spot’? We have an Answer.15%

Governance in a Networked World

What is the right balance of diverse experiences and specialisation for our future leaders? But there is no ruler calibrated for diversity.

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The ‘Sisterhood’ Goes Missing at Board Level

Governance in a Networked World

Board diversity has been a hot topic in the corporate world for some time now. But why does diversity matter? relationships/member).

Occupying the neighbourhood: 'everybody knows who you are'

Neighbourhoods

Cohesion and diversity Mobility and change Neighbourhood relationsAll the people you went to school with lived there.

Can improv save the world? It can’t make it any worse!

Viv Mcwaters

There seems to be bad news around every corner. Where else might it be used? Tickets are £129 and are available from here.

2016 49

Strategic engagement – with snakes, elephants, baboons, mosquitos and meercats

Net-Map Toolbox

Build diverse coalitions: Diverse power sources, diverse motivations, shared goals. I am just back from work in Southern Africa.

2017 21

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Elsua

Apparently, it is way easier to blame them (or others!), Seriously, why do we keep doing that? We will just go ahead and keep blaming the tools. Again.

2016 70

Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

Massiveness is more than learning at scale: it also brings complexity and diversity. This is an image of the 2011 Manifesto. 2010). Gourlay, L.

2015 96

Lightening the gloom of the referendoom…

Neighbourhoods

  Cohesion and diversityTalk about working in mysterious ways.