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Meta-design framework for open learning ecosystems at MUP/PLE Lecture Series

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Here is an advertisement to my lecture at MUP/PLE Lecture series, 14th of June at Open University of London. Mash-UP Personal Learning Environments (MUP/PLE) group on TELeurope: [link]. affordance designs hybrid ecology self-directed learning web2.0 mupple11

Citizen science and public engagement perspectives

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Bernard Schiele from University of Quebec emphasised the need to overcome the Deficit model in explaining the […]. I attended in Oslo Science Park the seminar on citizen participation, expertise, and knowledge sharing in cultural heritage archives and natural history institutions. museum research

The Set as an ecological concept

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Today Terry Anderson [link] had a lecture of open education in Tallinn University. He mentioned a genial and catchy The Set concept they have started using in MOOCs that i became quite facinated of. The Set is a set of students who have similar preferences to courses they take in MOOCs, also i think in general […

Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses

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Today i sent away my paper: Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses to the special call of Journal of Educational Technology & Society. I hope it is of some interest, although to go through the review process is always very hard. For this learners’ schemes and reflective postings in their weblogs were used.

An ecological learning design approach

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This is the paper that i am going to present and test out on my colleagues in Tallinn University where our research is focused on various (digital) learning ecosystems. I have summarized my last years ideas into the Ecological Learning Design approach. elearning 2.0 hybrid ecology ecological learning design learning ecosystem

Ontobrands as prototypical stories attract stigmergic narrative mediation and swarming

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Center for Mobile Communication Studies, Rutgers University ?New Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press. Hybrid ecosystem components.

Narrative new media ecosystems

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There are several interesting talks, i hope to add some comments to this post from the site: Martedì 24 maggio William Uricchio (MIT – Utrecht University) When Metaphors Slip Their Bounds Massimo Scaglioni e Luca Barra (Università Cattolica [.]. This week i will be at the Media Mutations conference in Bolognia.

Grant report: Distributed learning environments, their interoperability, and models of application (2008-2013)

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From 2008-2013 our team in Tallinn University, Center for Educational Technology was fulfilling the grant “Distributed learning environments, their interoperability, and models of application”. An augmented learning environment is defined as [.]. elearning 2.0 hybrid ecology self-directed learning web2.0

Terry Anderson and Rory McGreal in HTK

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Terry Anderson and Rory McGreal from Athabasca University are visiting our Center for Educational Technology today, 4.April. We have a free discussion of open education ideas, comparing our open education approach with their teaching ideas. IntelLEO

Team as my tool

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One of the students’ weekly tasks was to write reflections of their individual and group-work. self-direction as a cognitive tool.

Ecology of learning with new media tools

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I was invited by Merja Bauters to do a lecture “Ecology of learning with new media tools” at Master of Semiotics program in Helsinki University for the course “Semiotics and media, sciences and technology studies” Lecture will be at Monday, 15th of November, 2010 (16-18) https://connect.metropolia.fi/lakkala/. lakkala/.

interrelated affordance dimensions as systems

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I am preparing the virtual lecture “Ecology of learning with new media tools&# for the master of semiotics program in Helsinki University for the course “Semiotics and media, sciences and technology studies&#. I was looking one article that was inspired by the Lakoff’s book “Metaphors we live bye&#.

Semiosphere and affordances, talking with Wilma Clark

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Wilma is currently in Tartu to write her PhD thesis. Her other translation is Lotman’s Semiosphere. Beyond Web 2.0: Clark, K. Logan, R. Oliver.

Professor position call: digital ecosystems

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Institute of Informatics, Tallinn University, ESTONIA*. Tenure at Tallinn University can be achieved after two successful periods. 5) An understanding of and commitment to the role of the University to the world innovation stage, experience in cooperating with the industry is particularly welcome.

Einstein: hybrid space, waves, and us being the hybridized tools in ecosystem

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We are really structures of the universe, and our discrete and separate ‘body’ is a naive real illusion of the senses. … A human being is part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. Einstein wrote: The solution is simple, to work from real waves in a continuously connected space.

Human cognition as a chance-seeking system

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Last week i finally had the chance to meet in person with Emanuele Bardone from University of Pavia, with whom i have been in contact in concerns of affordance and niche ideas for about a year when i discovered papers about eco-cognitive niche construction he wrote with Lorenzo Magnani. Humans are powerful eco-cognitive engineers.

Crossing network borders: seeing people behind artifacts, taking action in people networks for collaborating on meanings

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I think it may be great to develop more universal figure for social software ecosystems about similar functioning across various network borders from people to artifacts. Tonight i started to think of the nature of networks , but particularly of the transformations that take place while we go from one type of network to another type.

Using ’social navigation’ and ‘participatory surveillance’ terms for co-creation and joint action

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, T.L. Olga Levistova wants to deal in her master study the question: How does social surveillance become into participatory surveillance. I started to wonder about the terminology, it seems some of these terms have an overlap and we need to think which is the right concept we are talking about. Gary T.

Intelligent Learning Extended Organization (IntelLEO) project progress

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Our case in Estonia is the “University teacher training Unit – School as a workplace for teachers&# cross-border knowledge conversion. The 7th Framework project Intelligent Learning Extended Organization ( IntelLEO ) was launched in february 2009. Since then we have been working with the first deliverables. INTELLEO. Web-Services.

Launching IntelLEO an Extended Intelligent Learning Organization

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In IntelLEO three business cases will be tested: - Collaborative learning and knowledge-building strategy within large industrial enterprise (Volkswagen - Strak – the Computer Aided Styling of automobiles) and university. university and customers. Tallinn University, Centre of Educational Technology. Volkswagen AG. ATOS Origin.

New course: Ecology of narratives in Tallinn

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Timetable: January 29, 30 (12-18, Tallinn University main Building Narva road 25, room IFI7106, Ecology of Narratives (Kai Pata, Anatole Fuksas). Everybody close to Tallinn are welcome to the course (in english): info in estonian. info in english. In between sessions we do activity in town and in virtual reality (writing narrative).

Ecological learning design framework

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We have in Tallinn University nice tradition to re-elect researcher positions every 4 years. I have been working in Tallinn University from autumn 2006 with half position working for iCamp project, and from january 2008 at full position. This will be at monday. ecology activity space

Hybrid ecosystem of narratives

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We have developed and tested the course Hybrid ecosystem of narratives in Tallinn University as one approach to understand how narratives appear in hybrid (real + virtual + social) Web 2.0 space. In the end of 2008 Bryan Alexander and Alan Levine summarized in the whitepaper: Web 2.0 storytelling: emergence of the new genre - web 2.0 1996).

Roots of ecological psychology I

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Forming concepts and beliefs is something complex biological creatures do in order to be better in touch with the flow of experience, rather than uncovering fixed and transcendent universal truths. Yesterday we started to revise some concepts of ecology to be useful in our learning context. So i had to come back an look at some theory books.

Binding affordances and GIS in hybrid places

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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. The affordances are individually or culturally defined. An Affordance-Based Model of Place in GIS. Egenhofer.

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

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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?

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

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Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

I hope the project team at the university are putting 80% of their effort into this re-thinking / re-imagining issue. Students will be gathered in pods of five or six with a large monitor at one end, along with additional large screens located both at the front and the back of the classroom. “Profound implications.”

Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

I hope the project team at the university are putting 80% of their effort into this re-thinking / re-imagining issue. Students will be gathered in pods of five or six with a large monitor at one end, along with additional large screens located both at the front and the back of the classroom. “Profound implications.”

LEGO Universe’s Penis Problem and Why Moderation Efforts Aren’t Hopeless

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Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Developing Your Community

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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"

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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)

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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

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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.