November, 2018

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC , Stephen Downes makes the case for open education.

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Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans Number Two

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans. It is the second of a three part series.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

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My session about blended learning in Milan

Joitske Hulsebosch

I walked with three colleagues in Milan. We had one day in Milan before the Hofstede Insights conference in which I had to discuss a number of myths about blended learning. If you only have one day in Milan, you obviously want to see the cathedral.

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Towards the idea that complexity IS a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

In the world of non-profits, social change, and philanthropy it seems essential that change agents provide funders with a theory of change. This is nominally a way for funders to see how an organization intends to make change in their work.

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Community Signal interviews the Community Guy

Community Guy

A few months back,I had the pleasure of (finally) being interviewed by my friend, Patrick O’Keefe on the Community Signal podcast. Patrick has been doing community work nearly as long as anyone I know… myself included. He’s built a really great podcast for community management professionals, talking about all the stuff we all need to know to do great community work. If you haven’t checked out his back catalog of interviews, you absolutely should. . In the meantime, check out my interview !

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The Fortune-Teller

How to Save the World

This is a work of fiction. Image from Max Pixel , cc0. Photoshopped with ‘watercolour’ effect. I had noticed the lemonade stand each time I had passed, but I hadn’t had time to stop before.

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E-Learning 3.0 : Graph

Jenny Connected

Graph is the Topic for Week 3 of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 Again, he has provided a good Synopsis – see [link].

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Moving Offline Liberating Structures Practices Online

Full Circle Associates

Image by Tracy Kelly of the BC User Group My lovely Liberating Structures (LS) community of practice has a monthly newsletter. December’s will be around LS online and as I started marking up their draft, I realized it would be a good idea to get my thinking/practices more clearly outlined rather than trying to “think out loud” and potentially … Continue reading Moving Offline Liberating Structures Practices Online. Source.

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Digital Badges as Recognition of Success

Jenny Connected

Looking back through this blog, I am reminded that in 2012 I attended a SCoPE seminar on digital badges and wrote two posts about it. Reading back through these posts I see that at that time I had some reservations about badges.

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Access to E-Learning 3.0 and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Stephen Downes has once again written an excellent summary for the work we did last week on open educational resources. He has tweeted: Downes @Downes. Friday’s #el30 newsletter is now available. el30.mooc.ca/archive/18/11_…

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Identity graphs as a ‘source of truth’

Jenny Connected

Week 4 on Identity in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has come to an end. It was another very interesting week. Stephen has summed up the week with a video and a paper, both of which I will link to in this post. They deserve to be widely distributed.

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The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

This week the topic on the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has been Identity. We have tried to answer questions such as: How do we know who someone is? How do we project ourselves on the internet? How can we be safe and secure?

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E-Learning 3.0 : Identity Graphs

Jenny Connected

We are now in the fourth week of this E-Learning 3.0 open course/MOOC. The task for this week is to create an Identity Graph, which Stephen Downes (convener of this course) has outlined as follows: Identity – Create an Identity Graph.

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Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

This week Stephen invited Viplav Baxi to join him in a discussion about this week’s topic – Recognition – for the E-Learning 3.0 They only mentioned badges briefly, but the task for participants this week has been to create a badge – see my last post.

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E-Learning 3.0: The Human versus the Machine

Jenny Connected

This post is a response to a challenge set, as a result of Task 2, by Frank Polster , a fellow course participant on Stephen Downes’ MOOC, E-Learning 3.0. Here is my challenge to all the E-Learning 3.0

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Painting of Sea Shell Number Two New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is another quick small pairing of a sea shell. It was also demonstration for the CCEC art class that Cindy and I do on Tuesdays. The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

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Painting of Sea Shell New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a quick small pairing of a sea shell. I was a demonstration for the CCEC art class that Cindy and I do on Tuesdays. The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

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Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

Montaigne’s opening words in his essay ‘Of Books’, seem so apposite to my experience of trying to engage with the task of creating a content-addressed resource for this week’s E-Learning 3.0 course. I quote them here to serve as a disclaimer for all that is to follow.

2018 139

Painting in the Marigny, New Orleans.

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of reflect delight tin the Marigny, New Orleans completed on site. I did this to capture the contrast of warm and cool light as reflected ion the house.

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Identity from the perspective of authentication

Jenny Connected

In this video Stephen Downes, convener of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC explains that in the future our safety and security online will be managed through the use of identification keys.

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Painting of Yellow Orchids New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a quick small pairing of yellow orchids. I started it as a demonstration for the CCEC art class that Cindy and I did on Tuesday. I decided to finish it yesterday as a hopeful sign that our country is heading in a new direction. 

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Some Thoughts on Identity

Jenny Connected

The topic for Week 4 of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is Identity. The focus of this topic is on digital identity – exploring questions such as: ‘How do we know who someone is?’, ‘How do we project ourselves on the internet?’ How can we be safe and secure?’.

Painting of Duck Confit with Duck Fat Fries

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of duck confit with duck fat fries. This was our most popular dish while we were in France this summer. We even cooked it at home several times. This work was done from a photo I took at a small cafe on the Left Bank in Paris. 

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Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

This is a response to the E-Learning 3.0 task for course participants created by Matthias Melcher. See [link]. The task requires that we select from one of the topics of this course, and create a map of from the list of keywords for the topic provided by Matthias.

2018 139

Painting of Waterlily at Giverney Number 2

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of one more of the descendants of Monet's waterlilies at Giverny.  This is the fourth work I have finished since we returned from France but I have others in the works. It is the second of the waterlilies at Giverny.

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E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

The guest for this third week of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC was Ben Werdmuller. I took a screenshot from the Hangout, because he has such a winning smile. Just what you need for a difficult topic!

2018 139

E-Learning 3.0: Cloud Computing

Jenny Connected

The second topic in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC, bears the title ‘Cloud’ Stephen has provided a good synopsis of the week’s content on the course site, where he starts by saying: The joke is that “the cloud” is just shorthand for “someone else’s computer.”

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Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans Number Three

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans. It is the third of a three part series.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

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E-Learning 3.0 Task 1 completed!

Jenny Connected

In the E-learning 3.0 MOOC being run by Stephen Downes, we have been given two tasks to choose from for this week.

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Painting of Apples in a Blue Bowl

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of apples in a blue bowl. This was done as a demonstration for the painting class at the Community Commitment Education Center in New Orleans. 

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E-Learning 3.0 : Task 2

Jenny Connected

Two initial tasks have been created by Stephen Downes for the E-Learning 3.0 No doubt there will be more. We can choose which of these two tasks to complete. I have already completed Task 1 and blogged about it.

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The Power of Super Fans (podcast interview)

Community Guy

Nearly a year ago, my friend Reed Smith interviewed me for his Touch Point podcast. It was a fun conversation, and I wanted to share the interview since I didn’t do it at the time. . Reed and his partner, Chris are doing some great work on their podcast, so be sure to check it out! Click here to listen to the interview. The post The Power of Super Fans (podcast interview) appeared first on Jake McKee - The Community Guy

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The Technologies I’ll Miss

How to Save the World

photo from the good folks at pixabay. A s our civilization slowly falls apart over the coming decades, there are some technologies I will miss a lot more than others.

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The Death of Truth: A World Where Lying Pays

How to Save the World

T he character that is not me lies in the sun on the warm tropical beach, listening to the roar of the surf. It has no choice in this — it is conditioned to prefer warmth and sun and surf over cold and wet and concrete, no matter how masterfully constructed and adorned the latter may be. ‘I’

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Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf graphicrecording visualthinking

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Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf graphicrecording visualthinking liberatingstructures

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Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf graphicrecording visualthinking liberatingstructures

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