Re-Imagining Effective Work – the SAMR Model

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ruben Puentedura developed the SAMR model to categorise how educational technology can be used to enhance education. – Redefinition is the fourth and final level in Ruben’s model, and by its very nature, the most challenging to imagine.

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Learning poses or learning to model?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I install myself in front of the television with my daughter for a program called Hollands Next Topmodel, to continue with Models in Paris: The real life. Since he had been in an official model course he knew all kinds of poses like looking at your watch at the end of the catwalk.

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Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

I’ve been thinking about these issues for the past five years, noticing that many communities have unconscious business models that situate them in their world. Because I was passing through on the way to Effat University , they organized a session about business models.

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Cool beta signup model

Community Guy

From : I haven’t seen this method of handling beta signups for new community tools. It’s a great way to both control and drive initial usage. Business Strategy

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Monetization: Facebook Revenue and Business Model

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Technorati Tags: business models , Facebook , Monetization , Money , MySpace , revenue , revenue streams , virtual goods. Tags: Metrics Monetization Money business revenue business models Facebook MySpace revenue streams virtual goods

A model for cultural pattern appropriation in learning

Taming the spaces

Recently we have worked with my colleague Tobias Ley, on the figure to describe how distributed cognition and pattern-formation associate with individual, collaborative and collective learning – A model for cultural pattern appropriation in learning. Earlier we have described a model of pattern-appropriation and relations between epistemic and collective distributed cognition with Emanuele Bardone ( […].

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Integrated scaffolding process model

Taming the spaces

We have worked with Tobias Ley, Sebastian Dennerlein and Merja Bauters to capture from different Layers designs the actions that fit to the universal process model. Learning (cognitive) perspective Collective knowledge perspective Scaffolding perspective. learning layers

The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

However, there was one very interesting, topical and pertinent question, which was, What was the business model for the FSLT12 MOOC? It seems that many institutions think about business models in terms of how much money they can make from MOOCs and certainly Oxford Brookes is thinking of accrediting the MOOC and charging for assessment next year. Perhaps Universities who wish to run MOOCs need to take a fresh look at what they mean by ‘business model’.

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integrated scaffolding model in communities

Taming the spaces

Here is the mapping of different aspects of an integrated scaffolding model of Learning layers project in semantic adaptive support systems: I. Scaffolded learning perspective considers interactions of the learner with scaffolds provided by the community II. Distributed cognition perspective considers the cognitive aspect of learning in the community settings III. Community knowledge perspective deals … … Continue reading → learning layers

Business Models for Global Transformation Networks

Networking Action

What are the business models for Global Action Networks (GANs) – global multi-stakeholder change networks like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Transparency International (TI) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP)? That was the question addressed by a new report for … Net Dev

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Intervention model components in eLearning

Taming the spaces

Analysis of iCamp project’s three cross-institutional case studies enabled to model the necessary components of an intervention model at institution, facilitator and student levels: Intervention model: institutional level. Intervention model: facilitator level.

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Distributed cognition model at workplace learning situations

Taming the spaces

Finally some parts of the empirical data from Learning Layers [link] project have been mapped back to the distributed cognition model. This work relates cultural pattern appropriation in learning. This figure describes how patterns “Problem solutions”, “Standards” or “Guidelines” may be updated and what is the role of scaffolding and knowledge maturing practice elements […]. distributed cognition knowledge learning layers

Cool beta signup model

Community Guy

The post Cool beta signup model appeared first on Jake McKee - The Community Guy. From : I haven’t seen this method of handling beta signups for new community tools. It’s a great way to both control and drive initial usage.

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Cool beta signup model

Community Guy

From : I haven’t seen this method of handling beta signups for new community tools. It’s a great way to both control and drive initial usage. Business Strategy

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Binding the intervention model

Taming the spaces

Recently we have progressed with the iCamp intervention model. intervention model icamp Recently me and Barbara Kieslinger were drawing initial figures of learner-, facilitator- and institution-level components of intervention and today we continued making connections between the teacher-, student- and institution-levels and were identifying the missing aspects. Some initial draft is here: interventionmodel.

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Blog>> Tripadvisor’s Contribution Model Applied

Green Chameleon

One of my current challenges is to find ways to attract employees at our company to contribute their knowledge to our global knowledge sharing platform.

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Jazz and the New Models of the Enterprise


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The secret to building simple verifiable business models

The Bumble Bee

Many business models used by organisations have never been calibrated nor verified against the organisation's historical data which seriously limits their usefulness. So how can you build business models which do not suffer from this fatal flaw?

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Quiznos and the Old Business Model

Alchemy of Change

The reason I’m sharing this is that one of the contributing factors behind their fall was their business model, and the exploitive relationship that the company had with its franchise owners. Here’s an interesting NPR story on Quiznos being taken over by private equity firm to avoid bankruptcy.

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A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. Read A Virtual Community Development Model.

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Re-Thinking Follow Models Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

Past incarnations however were perhaps so subtle and housed within a particular use case scenario or application context, that we never really thought about how the model could be leveraged in a very broad and compelling manner. Social network sites ( defined by boyd and Ellison for consumer sites in 2007 and extended by myself (while at Burton Group) to apply to enterprise sites in 2008 ), were instrumental in making follow models more prominent.

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Modelling, not shaping

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tweet In social networks we can learn from each other; modelling behaviours, telling stories, and sharing what we know. Too much shaping and not enough modelling could turn this into one more thing that has to be done (like annual performance reviews).

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RIM PlayBook - Four Models are Coming

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week, RIM announced four upcoming editions of the RIM PlayBook, to be available in the second half of 2011: " RIM’s family of upcoming BlackBerry 4G PlayBook tablets will deliver professional-grade, consumer-friendly experiences that redefine the possibilities of mobile computing.

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CAMP: A simple but effective model for building high performing teams

The Bumble Bee

I would like to share with you a very simple model I use for helping teams become more High Performing which addresses 4 key aspects of teams - Communications, Alignment, Meetings and Support ("CAMP").

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A Model of Identity and Community

How to Save the World

A aron Williamson, a consultant in Toronto, recently published a fascinating model of the community aspects of identity as the first step towards developing a theory of community formation. I think this change makes the model more complete and coherent.

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Blog>> Why We Treat KM Maturity Models With Caution

Green Chameleon

We have used KM maturity models in the past, but I (along with others) am quite sceptical about their utility as KM assessment and planning tools at the start of a KM journey. Every now and then we are asked by clients or potential clients whether we can help them conduct a KM Maturity Assessment. We are always very cautious about this, for the following reasons.

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Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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The power of modelling behaviours

Viv Mcwaters

I’ve always understood the importance of modelling behaviours, although I’m not entirely sure where or how I learnt this. It’s a wonderful privilege and a great responsibility, so I try to model what I am teaching. The feedback is indirect, but I think you’ll agree it reinforces the power of modelling how things can be.

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Obstacles in implementing SECI model in organizations

Taming the spaces

These are some (but not all) obstacles in extended organizations to use SECI model. • CONNECTIONS & CULTURE. Individualism : Not knowing how to find, and not wanting to find people with certain competences to socialize knowledge and work together. Closure: Missing networking culture and habit of building personal networks to socialize knowledge and work together across organizational borders.

Is your collaboration SAFE: a simple model for collaborative viability

The Bumble Bee

The SAFE model of collaborative viability - a summary. Checkout some of my other collaboration models: The Sustainable Network model. The Fair Collaboration model. Many Thanks to Kathryn Burns of Birmingham City University who collaborated with me to develop this model. Most collaborative ventures don't turn out quite the way we envisage.

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Credibility in modeling

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

System dynamicists have multiple approaches to testing models; you can read chapter 21 of John Sterman's Business Dynamics for a good introduction. Andrew Gelman has written about that multiple times, and he alludes to the importance of the model and its behavior in Ripley on model selection, and some links on exploratory model analysis.

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Modelling spaces for self-organized learners

Taming the spaces

Mine is about Modelling spaces for self-organized learners. Today i found that the special number of Journal of Educational Technology & Society “Technology Support for Self-Organized Learners&# has been published. There are two articles from Tallinn workgroup of Educational Technology. link]. Terje Väljataga and Sebastian Fiedler write about the course that we did in iCamp project “Supporting students to self-direct intentional learning projects with social media&#. link].

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Can we role model graphic recording? Part 3 in the series

Full Circle Associates

This third part shares the graphic recordings I did with a little reflection on my own process and the element of role modeling graphic recording skills – particularly the listening and synthesizing skills.

Evony Thoughts on a Business Model and a Community

Evolving Web

The straight subscription model is the default. However, the recurring costs of a subscription model seem to annoy people as time goes on. The social need becomes a powerful element in the Evony business model.

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Participation Models: Observations On The Future Of Civic Engagement

Collaborative Thinking

What engagement models transfer, etc. Interesting study worth reading. Long-range "food for thought" as generational shifts change the nature of participation in the workplace as well. Does the Internet make for more engaged citizens? For many youth, the answer is yes, according to a new study by civic learning scholars. Posted February 23, 2011. IRVINE, Calif.

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Sponsored Conversations: Four Models But Nothing Perfect

Collaborative Thinking

Models (this is just one example, perhaps incomplete) can sometimes help people be more specific on the good/bad of an approach, and help construction of other scenarios that might actually help people reach common ground. These four examples might result in four others - iteration of the models and refinement of the arguments can ultimately help identify scenarios that might actually be acceptable and build community consensus along the way.

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The activist model of action

Chris Corrigan

I think the model of activist organizing and activity is applicable widely, not just in the fields of social change but in all kinds of change where complexity and new forms of leadership are needed. A lot of work I am doing these days centres on supporting activists.

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Paris - a model for IT Arrchitecture

Governance in a Networked World

I notices this article from the McKinsey Quarterly [link]. I blogged nearly a year ago now on this topic after a visit to Paris. Clearly there are many other thought leaders appreciating the foresight of the Paris city planners

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Yi-Tan tech and business model case study

Learning Alliances

Thinking about this digital habitat led me to think about the business model or economic niche around this community. I took a crack at describing it using Alexander Osterwalder ‘s business model canvas: Yi-Tan Business model – what shapes a community’s digital habitat.

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The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Our first effort to define the discipline is our Community Maturity Model: This model does two things. I’ve been training and working on the Community Management model myself. The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners.

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The copy is a model of self-restraint. , the federal web site that is officially charged with helping consumers make sense of the new health insurance landscape, was substantially improved this month. For starters, they added information from over 200 insurers on 4,400 plans.

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New Models for Creation and Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 18 2008 New Models for Creation and Collaboration Published by Nancy White at 10:26 am under collaboration I’m a Joss Whedon fan.

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collaboration models (1)

Engineers without Fears

James Robertson has developed this three-tiered model for collaboration. However there are two comments I would make: I'm not sure it's a fully-fledged model yet. More map than model. I like it.

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