Exploring the Divided Brain – Final Reflections

Jenny Connected

Final reflections. In this state it seems even more important to listen, observe and reflect. University of Minnesota Press. 22 nd August 2016 pm – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 4 (pm).

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Dispatch from the northern forest

Chris Corrigan

in northern Minnesota, on a lake near Callaway at a strange place called Maplelag Resort with 25 indigenous nation rebuilders…held in a landscape that is turning red as the maples and the oaks show their colours.,

The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

So we have given some thought as to how to do a presentation which reflects these difficulties. A Prezi seemed to reflect, at least in part, the chaotic environment and ‘falling down a rabbit hole’ aspect of rhizomatic learning that was discussed in the course.

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Principles for Rhizomatic Thinking

Jenny Connected

It gave me space to reflect on D&G, collaborative learning, and learning communities and to talk to other like-minded people. A Thousand Plateaus , University of Minnesota Press.

2014 218

The week’s tweets

Chris Corrigan

Cold air, bright sun and call of a blue jay on a Minnesota winter morning. pregrieving — DeepFUN [link] Bernie dekoven on how reflecting on the inevitable death of a lover touches deep joy. #. Four inches of slushsnow melting in a light sleetrain. This is the land of hybrid weather, especially this springwinter. #. great article on the democratic revolutions sweeping the world and implications for China [link] #.

Designing with introverts in mind

Chris Corrigan

You don’t have to worry about the extroverts: while you give the group quiet time, which is giving the introverts permission to reflect inwardly, most extroverts will just go on doing whatever they want to do but the introverts will feel better if you give them permission to reflect.

2013 102

Binding affordances and GIS in hybrid places

Taming the spaces

Affordances of physical space can be grouped into four categories reflecting different task situations (Kuhn, 1996): affordances for an individual user (e.g., Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press. There is an interesting paper that provides some ideas how to use affordances together with geographical coordinates. This would enable the practical exploration of geolocative spaces.

2009 109

Extending the Four Fold practice of the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

A couple of weeks ago in Minnesota while we were preparing our teachings I saw clearly how we were extending what we know about the Art of Hosting. The four of us on the Art of Hosting Beyond the Basics team are all global stewards of the international Art of Hosting community of practice.

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Studying what makes recovery possible

Chris Corrigan

Today my friend Jerry Nagel wrote from Minnesota to ask for advice about what to do with some of the communities who have been devastated by tornadoes in the last week. I would keep the questions quite grounded on people’s personal experiences and not do too much abstract reflection while the need and hurt is still very close to the surface.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

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2008 55

Acting resourcefully in a space of community organizing

Chris Corrigan

This past week I have been in Minnesota working with colleagues Jerry Nagel , Ginny Belden-Charles and Mandy Ellerton. It was not the time for solo self reflection.

2011 58

Beauty in the midst of impermanence

Chris Corrigan

Paul, Minnesota, making music and sharing lots of story. I reflect on this here in seat 10A of a United Airlines Airbus 319 flying over the sprawling suburbs of western Denver. My friend Norah Rendell is a traditional musician of the highest calibre. She is a beautiful singer and a gifted Irish flute player and a curious and lively human being.

Benefits of Having a Community Manager | Connie Bensen

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Home Community Information Definitions Resources Favorite Blogs Speaking About My Blog Benefits of Having a Community Manager March 30, 2008 | Comm Mgr Role | Connie This post is primarily intended for companies wondering why they should create a Community Manager position? But it also gives those interested in the occupation a high level overview of the position & it’s responsibilities. Companies that have a Community Manager have engaged a person with exceptional communication skills.

How to kick start a Community | Connie Bensen

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Home Community Information Definitions Resources Favorite Blogs Speaking About My Blog How to kick start a Community February 19, 2008 | Establishing a Community | Connie If you’re interested in Community Management topics, there’s an active Facebook group where discussions are happening. With over 1000 members from around the world there is a variety of contributions. Here is a question that’s frequently asked: I need help getting people to use a forum.

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

So to be clear, there should not be a conflict I will update the language to reflect this better.

2008 80

Re-Place-ing Space: The Roles of Place and Space in Collaborative Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Vroomssystem at EuroPARC [Borning and Travers, 1991] used spatial proximityin an interface to control connections; and recent work on the TorontoTelepresence project has introduced multiple cameras into a singlemedia space node to reflect the notion of different views from theoffice doorway or across the desk of a colleague [Buxton,forthcoming]. We make a house intoa home by arranging it to suit our lives, and putting things therewhich reflect ourselves.

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