Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Open educational resources in such a society are like the words in this conversation. Creating open educational resources is more than giving the resources we have created away for free. This is the promise of open education and open educational resources.

2018 225

Facilitation resources updated

Viv Mcwaters

I’m updating my RESOURCES page. If you click on FACILITATION RESOURCES you will find a long list of processes, games, and activities that I use in my facilitation. About time too! You can find it just up there, on the menu – between About and Learn. The names help me remember them. Sometimes the same activity might be known by multiple names. I’ve also credited the source of the activity, where known. Let me know of any omissions.

2017 100

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 Create a Content-Addressed Resource. Provide a link to the resource using any method you wish.

2018 139

Two Great Systems Change Resource

Networking Action

While the US is mired in self-conscious political quagmire, Europeans continue to make impressive contributions to large systems change (LSC) knowledge. This week I’ve looked at two documents that deepen understanding about, and strategic guidance for, LSC. The first is … Net Dev

2017 130

Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

It centred on the relationship between open educational resources (OERs), open academic practice and changing pedagogy. those above the water-line, visible, above board, properly licensed – the kind of resources produced by an institution to market itself.

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Backchannel Resources

Nancy White

A DM Tweet today caused me to go and look and see what resources I’ve posted on the blog about back channel work. Backchannel Resources (including a link to Howard Rheingold’s ). Do you have any great back channel tips or resources to share?

Strategy & Resilience Take Center Stage at Partnering Resources

Partnering Resources

Partnering Resources helps organizations develop the strategic resilience they need to weather tumultuous times. At Partnering Resources, we believe that it is impossible for a small, insular group to set strategy effectively. Partnering Resources. Image: Nicole on flickr.

2017 163

Blog>> ISKO Singapore Events and Resources

Green Chameleon

RESOURCES FROM PAST EVENTS. Site Visit to SPH Information Resource Centre – Idris Rashid. ISKO Singapore continues to run its monthly series of events around topics in knowledge organisation and knowledge management – some nice events coming up: UPCOMING EVENTS. August 8th-9th ISKO Singapore is supporting the Asia Pacific KM Summit which will take place in Yogyakarta and has some great speakers, including David Gurteen, Nick Milton, and our own Gopinathan R.

2017 100

Facilitation Resource Alert

Michelle Laurie

The cards will be helpful for providing additional resources on the many ways to approach meeting scenarios as well as generating enthusiasm. Hello facilitators and non-facilitators! Where do you look for ideas, inspiration and validation when you want to design, host or facilitate a great meeting?

Working Across Cultures – Two Resources

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of those people – Nancy Settle-Murphy of Guided Insights and author of Leading Effective Virtual Teams – pointed me to a couple of resources I didn’t know about. ” It offers an online database of resources (on a subscription basis), but also sells individual reports on specific countries. Argonaut is another information service that offers online resources for intercultural learning.

2013 119

Leadership and Networks: A new resource

Networking Action

Traditional organization approaches to leadership can lead to disaster with networks – I’ve seen wrong headedness turn networks into hierarchical organizations that unwittingly eviscerate the benefits for choosing a network in the first place. What are the core principles of … Blog Leadership

2013 167

Green Chameleon » NHS KM Resource Library

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about NHS KM Resource Library Many of you will have used the NHS’ public KM resources site.

Updating My Cynefin Resource Image

Full Circle Associates

I had not realized I was using an older version of Dave Snowden’s Cynefin image. It is so useful, I am plopping the June 1, 2014 version here in my blog, both so you, dear readers, might see the latest, and I can always go back and find it.

2015 69

Blog>> NHS KM Resource Library

Green Chameleon

Many of you will have used the NHS’ public KM resources site. It gathers together a range of resources on KM applications in the public sector (not just the NHS) and it has a very applied, practical focus.

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands


Indeed, Human Resources is right in the eye of the hurricane in terms of trying to figure out whether it stands, that is, whether it would want to continue sustaining a rather sick, corrupted and disturbing system of mismanaging resources commanded by senior management or whether it would finally want to transform itself into what it should have been in the first place: ( facilitating) Human Relationships.

2014 215

Recommended Resource: Global Intranet Trends for 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

I spent an hour yesterday afternoon reviewing Jane McConnell's latest publication - the Global Intranet Trends 2011 report. This is the fifth year Jane has surveyed intranet managers on the state of intranets, and thus Jane has a wealth of real world data to aggregate and share.

2011 152

Resources for Facilitators

Viv Mcwaters

Facilitators like me have traditionally drawn on processes, activities, and often the wisdom and experiences of other facilitators for inspiration when designing workshops. Today I had a completely different experience. I promised I’d develop a slide show for a group as a thought starter for a discussion. I identified the key messages, developed a rough story board and started to search for information and pics I could include.

Who me? Yes. You are your own best resource

Viv Mcwaters

I believe I am my own best resource. You are your own best resource is a post from: You are your own best resource appeared first on Over the years I have learnt and collected lots of processes, activities, a few frameworks, ideas and games. When facilitating, I draw on these choosing what I think might be best for this group at this time to do this task. Here’s the question I get asked most often: “How do you choose?”

2014 109

Blog>> The Confluence of Human Resource and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

I will be speaking to a group of HR professionals on the confluence of KM and HR ( webpage ). I am interested in the intersections of both business disciplines, and how one might support the other in better managing their organisation’s human capital.

Understanding Open Educational Resources: Information for Schools


I''m happy to announce that Dr Björn Haßler, Helen Neo, and Janet Blair, who will working with Leicester City Council''s DigiLit Leicester project to create guidance for secondary school staff, designed to introduce and promote the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) across city schools.

2014 72

Beth's vlogging resource

Joitske Hulsebosch

I knew Beth Kanter did a vlogging training in Cambodja and just found a great resource that she developed for the occasion. I'm a little ashamed, I thought I had developed quite something when I developed a 12 step guide for vlogging a meeting or presentation. But this is slightly. uhm more developed with screencasts and everything. Christian Kreutz and myself are currently working on a blog widget guide as a blogpost. Maybe we should rather develop a blog widget guide in a wiki?

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Corporate Twitter Resources

Community Guy

I’ve had several people ask me lately for information on what corporations are doing on Twitter. Here’s some great content around the topic: 40 of the Best Twitter Brands and the People Behind Them. Four ways companies use micro-blogging. Executive twittering without the time suck. Twitter: How to get started guide for business people. Twitter for Business.

A New SharePoint Resource

Michael Sampson - Currents

The December edition of Messaging News has just been posted, and my article is about Seamless Teamwork. " I’ve wanted to write a book about collaboration for a long time, and last month that wish became reality with the publication of Seamless Teamwork: Using Microsoft SharePoint Technologies to Collaborate, Innovate, and Drive Business in New Ways. It’s a book about how business teams can make the most of Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 for collaborative purposes.

So You Want to Host a Web Meeting? A Resource

Full Circle Associates

I have a lot of tips, most of them learned from many many colleagues from all over, both from watching the masters work and from resources they have created. A long time ago in a planet far far away, a group of people asked if I could share some of my web meeting tips.

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New Resource for Multi-Stakeholder Change Networks

Networking Action

If you find my blogs of interest, you will be interested in last week’s publication of Global Action Networks: Creating a global future together. The book’s primary goal is to provide practical assistance to people working in, and associated with,… Net Dev

2010 116

Minecraft Meetup - report & resources


We''ve rounded up all of the resources from the day in one handy place! In survival mode you are encouraged to make a house and to find resources that will help you defend your self or you will die. You can find information, tutorials and resources over at the MinecraftEdu wiki.

2013 46

Blog>> Resources for Knowledge Continuity

Green Chameleon

Courtesy of the National Health Service’s KM resources library (have you taken the survey that might keep it alive yet?) The resources I’ve included here point in the right direction, but I’m sure there’s a lot more ingenuity to be brought to bear! Five nuggets from various sources to help you in your knowledge continuity efforts (ie making sure your organisation keeps critical knowledge in flow while people come and people go).

Web Accessibility Resource for Technology Stewards

Full Circle Associates

I received an email today from a kind woman named Lilly Ward who pointed out that one of the resources I often promote, [link] for planning multi timezone meetings was not so friendly for people with different kinds of access issues.

2016 52

The Twitter Book: Great Resource from O’Reilly

Portals and KM

I was pleased to receive my review copy of T he Twitter Book by Tim O'Reilly , Sarah Milstein.

2009 188

Resource Guide to Learning Delivery Methods

Full Circle Associates

The Resource Guide to Learning Delivery Methods (pdf for now) is a version of one of the outputs of our work, shared with permission from the Facility with the hope that it adds value to your work. What learning delivery methods are there and how do you consider them?

2016 52

Recommended Resource: Modern-Day Miracles (My Testimony is Chapter 2)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Four years ago, I wrote A Testimony to God's Power and Provision , a very real testimony about God's work in my life. That testimony started, " I am compelled to write about how God has been taking care of me and my family since leaving my previous place of employment.

2011 142

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. archive/18/11_… If you are at all interested in the future of open educational resources, please do take the time to read the feature article.

2018 148

70+ Online Language Communities and Resources


multilingual language community howto resources

MyVenturePad – Comprehensive Resource for Growing Businesses

Portals and KM

I discovered another resource for entrepreneurs. There are a wealth of resources. The Social Media Today people also operate MyVenturePad. It is a “moderated online business community for people who manage growing companies and the professionals that advise them.” Like Social Media Today as “a registered member you can create your own profile and view the profiles of others. You can leave comments, rate posts, and directly connect with other members.

2009 100

Green Chameleon » Resources for Knowledge Continuity

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Resources for Knowledge Continuity Five nuggets from various sources to help you in your knowledge continuity efforts (ie making sure your organisation keeps critical knowledge in flow while people come and people go). Courtesy of the National Health Service’s KM resources library (have you taken the survey that might keep it alive yet?)

"I Use SharePoint" - a New User Adoption Resource Site from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

In my book, User Adoption Strategies , I show a four stage approach to gaining adoption of new approaches and new ways of working. Stage 1 is "Winning Attention," with the intent being to show why a target group should be interested.

2011 180

Recommended Resource: Designing Intranets: Creating Sites That Work

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of months ago, I received an early copy of James Robertson's 2010 book, Designing Intranets: Creating Sites That Work. As James writes on the book home page, " Almost every medium-to-large organisation has an intranet, yet many staff complain that they can’t find what they need to do their jobs. Designing a successful intranet has been a black art to date, with limited opportunities to see other intranets or to share practical approaches.

Altimeter Group Provides Useful Resource on Social Media Service Providers

Portals and KM

Charlene Li’s Altimeter Group is hosting a wiki that provides useful information on social media resources.   This wiki is a nice service and great resource. There is more than simply resource lists. There is a list of social media policies and a listing of social media agencies and consultants.

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Helpful facilitation resources for #Occupy groups

Chris Corrigan

If you are a part of an #Occupy group and are focusing on the facilitation teams, I’d like to offer you some resources from the Art of Hosting community. On my site are scads of Facilitation Resources for use. My friend Tree Bressen offers a comprehensive set of consensus decision making resources on her pages and that is well worth a look. I hope these resources can be useful.

Mobile Learning # 6: Six key m-learning resources

e-Moderation Station

Given the power of lists, here are 6 key (to me) mobile learning resources. Actually, this is cheating a bit, because some of the key resources in my list of resources are themselves lists of key resources. What are these resources good for? list of resources.

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e-mint: Valuable Resource for Online Community Professionals

Managing Communities

Resourcese-mint is an association of online community professionals. But, if you say “e-mint” to any of the members, the first thing that will come to mind is the Yahoo! Group, the mailing list that all of the nearly 1,000 members are a part of. The group was originally founded in 2000 by Rebecca Newton (longtime [.].

2000 56

7 Introductory resources into web2.0 tools

Joitske Hulsebosch

Honestly, I don't have one great resource to recommend to them. Euforic is developing a web2share wiki, which is good basic resource. Wikis, weblogs, mashups, photosharing, mapping, social bookmarking. People who start to learn about web2.0 tools, ask me where they can get a good and short overview of the various web2.0 tools. It's quickly overwhelming for people new to the field. Seven pointers: 1.

2008 100

5 eLearning video resources to watch this summer

e-Moderation Station

My favourite bit: The videos are all accompanied by extra resources, links, and slides in downloadable pdf format. Summer is here. The skies are blue in Barcelona, and a lighter shade of grey in the UK.

2011 91