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Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

In that post I included reference to Edinburgh University’s Online Teaching Manifesto , which they published in 2011. 2010). Gourlay, L. 2015).

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Weaving the Web: Launch of the Tilburg University Science Junction

Making CommunitySense

Filed under: academia , science , Uncategorized , universities. academia science Uncategorized universitiesWeaving the Web.

Dave Snowden on The 21st Century University

Jenny Connected

In universities we are training recipe book users and assessing whether they can reproduce the recipe. Notes from Dave Snowden’s Presentation to Week 17 of ChangeMooc , 18-01-12. Recording of his presentation. Learning and the Human Brain. There is a dominance of machine-type metaphors. Knowledge Acquisition. Complex Adaptive Systems.

Dave Snowden on The 21st Century University

Jenny Connected

In universities we are training recipe book users and assessing whether they can reproduce the recipe. Notes from Dave Snowden’s Presentation to Week 17 of ChangeMooc , 18-01-12. Learning and the Human Brain. The assumption that the human brain is a computational device has led to an information focus in learning. Knowledge Acquisition.

Are MOOCs immune to rigorous investigation?

Jenny Connected

Breakfast in Exeter College Dining Hall, Oxford University. Rita Kop and colleagues’s publications. Thanks George and Marion.

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Saybrook University reissues Jeff Stamps's PhD

Endless Knots

This evening, at Saybrook University's graduation ceremony, I will accept the following on Jeff's behalf: In Honor of his Outstanding Contributions in. Two posts now related to Jeff Stamps noting some "doin's" this weekend related to him in San Francisco. Books Education Jeff Stamps

"Voluntary Simplicity" and "The Living Universe"

Endless Knots

His latest book hinges on a simple question, one you can take a moment to answer yourself before you go on: Is the universe dead or alive?

Guiding your network weaving: Net-Map training in DC (June 27-28)

Net-Map Toolbox

At our trainings you dive into using Net-Map in your own context pretty quickly. And he had to do that RIGHT NOW.

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Citizen scientists -- cracking the universe's code

Endless Knots

Thanks to Adam Lerner of Solvable, this fabulous article by Gareth Cook in Nov 11, 2011, Boston Globe, "How crowdsourcing is changing science." Remember SETI, which has been around almost since the birth of PCs, when many of us, myself. Collaboration Communities of practice Crowdsourcing Science

Become an expert Net-Map facilitator: Next training in DC June 27-28

Net-Map Toolbox

The location will be George Washington University and the charge will be $575, and for students $450. So please mark the dates.

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Interrogating Thresholds of (Im)perceptibility

Jenny Connected

In December (2015) I attended a highly stimulating event at Lancaster University (UK) and blogged about it.

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Changing Dynamics in Learning at University

Michael Sampson - Currents

Taking three or four years out to go to University and "learn the field" is becoming less and less valid. University isn't the only place to learn these things anymore. Would you take 3 years out of your career now to go back to University? Blackboard commissioned a survey on studying habits in the UK. and 1 a.m. on weekdays.

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

Making CommunitySense

Stillman (eds.), Theories, Practices, and Examples for Community and Social Informatics , Monash University Publishing, Melbourne. Filed under: academia , communities , Internet , research , socio-technical systems , universities , virtual communities Tagged: society. Just published: A. In T. Denison, M. Sarrica, and L. Abstract.

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World Autism Awareness Day

Jenny Connected

This has mostly been with Birmingham University’s Autism Centre for Education and Research (ACER) where the work has involved. One – Synaesthesia and Embodied Learning has just been submitted to The Future of Theory in Education Conference , due to take place at Stirling University in June of this year. Williams, R., Gumtau, S. &

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World Autism Awareness Day

Jenny Connected

This has mostly been with Birmingham University’s Autism Centre for Education and Research (ACER) where the work has involved. One – Synaesthesia and Embodied Learning has just been submitted to The Future of Theory in Education Conference , due to take place at Stirling University in June of this year. Williams, R., Gumtau, S. &

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Singapore: University + Twitter = Twuniversity

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A Singapore-based university lecturer believes educators should harness the potential of social media as it is not only practical, this is in the interest of students who will go into the workforce as “efficient knowledge workers&#. Singapore: University + Twitter = Twuniversity is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Research Communities 2.0

Making CommunitySense

De presentatie is gebaseerd op een hoofdstuk voor een boek (“Expanding the Academic Research Community: Building Bridges Into Society with the Internet”) wat binnenkort door Monash University Publishing gepubliceerd zal worden. academia communities research Uncategorized universities virtual communities Web 2.0

Competences for Global Collaboration MOOC

Jenny Connected

This has been designed by my colleagues from the University of Applied Sciences in Graz, Austria.

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OLDS MOOC Learning Design for a 21st Century Curriculum

Jenny Connected

The course has been funded by JISC as part of a benefits realisation programme and is intended to build on the success of the Open University Learning Design Initiative (OULDI) and other JISC funded curriculum design and delivery projects. OLDS MOOC is due to start in January 2013. … and then given activities for each day.

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Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0

Jenny Connected

Oct 05, 2011 11:00 AM Mountain Time (Canada) Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0 – online research seminar for Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER) at Athabasca University - Emergent Learning in the New Learning Ecologies. Many thanks to Lynn Anderson – for all her help.

A new paper on Emergent Learning in IRRODL

Jenny Connected

We have already presented some of the ideas associated with the Footprints framework at a conference at Stirling University in June of this year. Lancaster University on Tuesday 12 th February 2012 for their CPD ( continuing professional development ) series. See also blog post – Learn by unlearning; see by unseeing ).

Student learning in a turbulent age

Jenny Connected

View towards the Royal Liver Building and the Mersey from the 5th floor of the Redmonds Building, Liverpool John Moores University.

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Reflecting on a month in China

Jenny Connected

As I overheard one tourist saying – ‘China never fails to surprise’ Our final 10 days were spent back in Beijing at the Foreign Studies University, where my husband was lecturing in leadership and talking to students about their aspirations for future study. From October 8 th to November 2 nd , I was in China.

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Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia. This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc.

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

It is somewhere in between and is aligned at least to some extent to Oxford Brookes University’s and funders’ expectations. Tagged: #change11 , #fslt12 , Connectivism , education , Higher Education , learning , lisa lane , MOOC , oxford brookes university , teaching. A Mooc that perpetuates the idea that ‘class is here’.

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LJMU FabLab: A place to play, to create, to learn

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #LJMUTLC15 , 3D printing , Art , FabLab , FabLab Liverpool , Iain McGilchrist , Liverpool John Moores University , technology.

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Connected Learning in an Open World

Jenny Connected

On Tuesday I spent the day at the University of Greenwich’s APT2014 Conference , the reason for the trip. But ‘Where am I?’

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Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

case studies guest post Artist case study cultural development culture Germany Leuphana University of Lueneburg Network Analysis Patric S.

The Tilburg University student portal at a glance

Making CommunitySense

Some information on the Tilburg University student portal, which was launched on September 30, 2008 : Students target group page. My Stuff tab.

Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia. This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc.

Forum One on Social Media Monitoring and Evaluation at the Global Health Mini-University

Influence

So we decided to share our knowledge on how to measure and evaluate social media campaigns at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health’s 11th Annual Global Health Mini-University in Washington, DC. read more. Influence Global Health

Green Chameleon » Universities and KM Practice

Green Chameleon

And last week I attended KMAP 2006 in Hong Kong, organised by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (disclosure: I teach for them) the City University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society. They do research, and they have a Master’s in KM course, to be sure, as do other universities. RSS2.0

Course: How To Blog - CCE University of Sydney

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I think it’s been a couple of years since I last ran this course - dunno why, maybe because it’s not business focussed specifically, more a general, handson, computer, How To Blog Course (1 full day), on 30th May at the University of Sydney. . Course description: Been thinking about creating a blog for your business or hobby?

Visiting with University of Puerto Rico librarians

Learning Alliances

It was really hot on August 13, the last day of my vacation visiting my brothers in Puerto Rico. He and his colleagues are doing fascinating work.

Developing a New SharePoint 2010 Intranet for a University (Dorje McKinnon, Lincoln University) #intranets2012 @dorjem

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dorje McKinnon from Lincoln University is talking about his experiences in bringing a new intranet to the university.

New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

Filed under: education , libraries , social innovation , universities. education libraries social innovation universities Just published: A. de Moor and R. van den Assem (2013), Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts. In Proc. Abstract. Public libraries urgently need to reinvent their role in society.

Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

Net-Map Toolbox

Louis Washington UniversityHow do the networks of black and white, male and female job-seekers differ? than unemployed participants.

A You-Shaped Space in the Universe

Net-Map Toolbox

So, is it all about finding (or carving out) a “you-shaped space in the universe The “ Perfect Mess ” has started a train of thoughts for me about how and why successful and happy people become successful and happy. Both would be positively miserable in the other people’s job.

Everyone thinks he’s the center of the universe

Net-Map Toolbox

So, if we still want to look at the quantitative measures, what do we do? we compare everyone’s but the interview partner’s value.

The New Yorker’s Guide to the Universe

Portals and KM

On the left is the famous Saul Steinberg New Yorker cover via Wikipedia. Here is the real New York Times ad produced in parody by 92YTribeca. Enjoy.