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Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

Digital Research Methodologies Redux . See Liz Sander’s paper – An evolving map of design practice and design research ).

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Drawing as insider research

Jenny Connected

I can see the parallels between this approach and insider research. This seems to me the same challenge as presented by insider research.

2016 33

Rhizomatic Learning Research

Jenny Connected

You can find further details of how we are conducting this research on our blogs and we will continue to blog about our progress. link]. link].

2014 46

#NRC01PL The Connectivist MOOC – Research and Conclusions

Jenny Connected

Recently I have been trying to catch up on MOOC research so I have read a lot of papers. NRC01PL Research cMOOC Helene Fournier StephenDownes

2016 40

Growing body of research into MOOCs

Jenny Connected

In the last few months the number of published research papers, which focus on MOOCs has significantly increased and this looks to continue. Another special issue this summer came from the Research and Practice in Assessment Journal – MOOCs and Technology. Tagged: Clarà and Barberà , Connectivism , MOOC , Research , stephen downes.

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Guerrilla Research into Rhizomatic Learning

Jenny Connected

With one or two exceptions, the research I have been involved in has never been funded and has been qualitative or mixed methods research.

2014 33

Research Communities 2.0

Making CommunitySense

Deze presentatie laat zien hoe research communities door goed gebruik te maken van Internet het academisch onderzoeksproces kunnen helpen hervormen. Ik heb deze gegeven in het kader van de Masterclass Research Support die het Avans Leer- en Innovatiecentrum op 20 juni jl. heeft georganiseerd. NB This presentation is in Dutch.

The Direction of MOOC Research

Jenny Connected

After 2 years of MOOC mania, the time has come for increasing the output of MOOC research. But what direction is that research taking – what direction should it take? These posts were interesting given that my own research into MOOCs has always been on the learner experience. Clair , Research , StephenDownes , theory.

2013 35

Time Spent Collaborating: Research by Steelcase

Michael Sampson - Currents

The research data is based on a collection of Steelcase studies. See: What Workers Want, pages 28-29 in the PDF. Being Collaborative

Matisse: life-long researcher

Jenny Connected

I found myself thinking of Matisse as a researcher. Perhaps all artists are researchers. Source of video: [link]. Prisoner? References.

2014 23

A new mapping tool: useful for research purposes

Jenny Connected

These two affordances seemed perfect for looking for connections between my own research papers. Tagged: mapping , matthias melcher , Research.

2016 33

Next steps in rhizomatic learning research (Rhizo14)

Jenny Connected

If any of them move you to respond, please do so with any comments which you feel will inform the direction of our research. Holland, E. 2013).

2014 33

Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Research-based education was the focus of a one day conference at University College London (UCL)- this week (Thurs 3 April). 2005). Chang, H.

2014 23

New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2014), Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet. Academic research is under threat from issues like lack of resources, fraud, and societal isolation. Such issues weaken the academic research process, from the framing of research questions to the evaluation of impact.

2014 36

Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

Research participants were asked to rank certain sectors of the Collaborative Economy by level of interest. Shared Meaning & Definitions.

2015 32

Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

The purpose is to help researchers, who often are engaging in policy dialogue and change for the first time, think through their ideas more thoroughly.

2015 34

Large Systems Change and Action Research: Thursday Webinar

Networking Action

Topic: Action Research and Large Systems Change. Date: Thursday, Nov. Time: 9am PT/noon ET/5pm UK/ 6pm CET. Place: j/6821486123 +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 287 567 877 International numbers … Net Dev

2015 27

New Research on Hard Benefits of Online Customer Communities

The Bumble Bee

Strategy and Business Magazine have just published an article which suggests the answer is "YES". Virtual Communities

Research: Social Software Appeals More to Older Workers

Portals and KM

This research found just the opposite. A major credit card company was implementing an enterprise social networking tool called A-Life.  

2013 40

Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

To participate in the research, please take this short, 10 question survey. . The goal of the project is to gain an understanding of how.

2015 40

Global Change Research: Radically Inter- and Transdisciplinary Environments

Networking Action

Traditional science is failing our large systems change challenges. Climate change, for example, not only requires non-scientists to change – it requires scientists and the way they work to change as well. This is the core message of a new … Net Dev

2013 42

Youth & Privacy: Research Shows That They Do Care

Collaborative Thinking

There’s an unfortunate myth that persists when it comes to youth and privac (at least in my opinion, based on research and findings I've read). First Monday, a peer-reviewed research journal published an article on how people struggle with Facebook privacy settings: [link]. A lack of media literacies (e.g., link].

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Researching applied improv – a project for 2014

Viv Mcwaters

Maybe I’m developing a new form of research: improvised research (though most researchers I know would argue that all research is improvised).

2014 21

Innovation agency NESTA announces hyperlocal media research and funding

Social Reporter

useful and productive collaborations between existing, large-scale media organisations and innovative, emerging player” Programme outcomes: “The programme will deliver the following programme outputs: Research that maps out the current landscape of hyper local media activity in the UK and internationally. The funding call.

2012 38

Slack Research for Slack

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ashlee at BusinessWeek reviews Slack , another new service for moving people beyond email. I like Ashlee’s take on the applicability of Slack to non-geeks (broadly speaking, what I call Second Wavers ): “ But the real issue with these services is that they suffer from a distinct Silicon Valley bias. (On It is amazing.”)

2014 14

Effective Meetings - What are the real research numbers?

Michael Sampson - Currents

In an email newsletter today, it shared the following research statistics: " 1. SmartDraw is on a mission to improve meetings. An average of 5.6

2012 44

Blog>> Social Media, Empowerment and Serious Research

Green Chameleon

Crucially, it cannot do this on its own – the formal world of research and the informal world of social media exchanges need to connect.

NESTA announces details of hyperlocal research and funding

Social Reporter

In a private capacity Damian has produced an excellent landscape review as part of the NESTA research, referenced below. The innovation agency NESTA has now announced full details of Destination Local , their hyperlocal development programme, which I trailed here. Applications open today at

2012 30

Millennials at Work: Reshaping the Workplace: Research From PwC

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting research on workforce trends: PwC Survey: Millennials at work 2011. View more presentations from PwC. . .

Research on the Positive Side of the New Web

Portals and KM

Communispace , in partnership with Ogilvy & Mather, recently released findings from a joint research study that examines the impact technology has on the lives of today’s consumer, with a specific focus on the role technology plays on children and  family life in our society. The Actually the new Web, or Web 2.0,

Expanding the Academic Research Community: Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

Making CommunitySense

Filed under: academia , collaboration , communities , community systems , conversations , research , social innovation , social media , socio-technical systems. academia collaboration communities community systems conversations research social innovation social media socio-technical systems The slides can be downloaded here.

Research consultancy: taking the plunge?

Making CommunitySense

On February 18, SIKS, the Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems , organized a career day for Ph.D. Pros and Cons.

Social Media Strategy & Monitoring Research

Online Community Report

Tags: Community & Social Media Research Featured Posts Social Media Strategy

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Tip to NESTA on hyperlocal research: go camping

Social Reporter

Quite a few sessions today covered these issues, though few people had heard of the NESTA research because it hasn’t been strongly promoted.

2012 21

Some thoughts on Action Research and Large Scale Change

Networking Action

By Hilary Bradbury – Oregon Health & Science University. Basic definitions.

Large Systems Change and Action Research: free Tuesday webinar

Networking Action

Topic: Action Research and Large Systems Change. Time: 9am PT/noon ET/5pm UK/ 6pm CET. Place: j/287567877 +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 287 567 877 International numbers available: zoomconference. Description: Action … Net Dev

Research on Collaboration and SharePoint in the UK - All is Not Well

Michael Sampson - Currents

Fujitsu released results from a recent survey of IT managers in the UK (and maybe Ireland) on collaboration and SharePoint: " The research - commissioned by Fujitsu - shows that of all collaboration technologies, SharePoint is by far the most common. My Comments. It costs $10. Knock yourself out. Collaboration SharePoint

Ask for Permission Before Using an Online Community for Research

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. Thank you. Managing Staf

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Viv Mcwaters

And I’m doing all my research on-line. And I can happily while away many hours researching on the web too. In another life I used to spend my weekends in libraries. I was doing an Arts degree part-time at RMIT in Melbourne. I used to enjoy spending hours immersed in the La Trobe Uni Library not far from where I lived. I love it!

Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction Research

Online Community Report

Tags: Community & Social Media Research Featured Posts