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Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

I have recently been exploring Iain McGilchrist’s ground-breaking work on the divided brain (see The Master and his Emissary. The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World ), with a view to learning more about the implications of this work for education.

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How to stimulate creativity in online teams: A 100% online process to design a blended learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

Joehoe! I am very proud of the result of three creative online sessions, resulting in a blended design. Sibrenne and I have just completed a design process for a blended trajectory with WWF. The special thing about this project is that the whole design process took place online.

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A video harvest…forever grateful!

Michelle Laurie

It’s a challenge to prepare, be the trainer on site and capture what is happening in the room for sharing. Early on, my co-conspirator Nancy White and I found it helpful to have a social reporter.

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Why No Lessons Learned Microsoft?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week saw the first major service disruption to Office 365 in several years.

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Blog>> Synaptica’s Vivs Long-Ferguson Interviews Patrick Lambe

Green Chameleon

In June this year, Patrick sat down (virtually) with Vivs Long-Ferguson of our partner Synaptica for an interview. Among the things they spoke about was how Patrick viewed the KM and taxonomy landscape. Here’s the transcript of that interview

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More Human Moments from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

After a pretty good run, Microsoft Office 365 had a major outage in San Antonio TX this week.

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Guest post: Networks for Mangrove Protection in Costa Rica

Net-Map Toolbox

(by Barbara Schroeter). Costa Rica is one of the world´s biodiversity hotspots. In the southern Pacific Cost of the country, the Golfo Dulce region contributes to a rich biodiversity thanks to mangrove and other wetland ecosystems.

Protected: PARTICIPATORY mapping of agricultural collaborations in Malawi

Making CommunitySense

This post is password protected. You must visit the website and enter the password to continue reading. Uncategorized agriculture community mapping CommunitySensor Malawi methodology participation

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New Workshop: Prince George, BC, Aug 15-16th

Michelle Laurie

Want to learn more about engaging beyond words? There are a handful of graphic facilitation workshops in major city centres, mostly in the USA. I’ve been offering one in the interior of southern BC, Canada for 8 years. Now I’m doing one this August 15-16th in Prince George, BC.

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Confessions of a Super Fan

Community Guy

One of my favorite speaking topics is super fans… those crazy, wonderful people who love your brand so much, they invest their body and soul into the product and experiences.

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Microsoft Whiteboard

Michael Sampson - Currents

While a white background is a common starting experience in Microsoft’s applications, the specific capabilities of each tool both create and constrain what you can use it for. Word’s white background is for words, sentences, paragraphs and pages.

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Sustainability of smart digitally enhanced learning ecosystems

Taming the spaces

We have published an article that models sustainability issues in digitally enhanced schools. The digital innovation sustainability bottlenecks in schools are related with actuating the organizations as systems, that is influenced by ill-developed feedback loops of data-, learning- and information flows for the purpose of intra-organizational innovation driven transformation as well as for transforming the […]. digital learning ecosystems sustainability

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Who influences the EU’s green infrastructure strategy?

Net-Map Toolbox

It’s not just about information flow and regulations: Social pressure considerably influences biodiversity governance in Europe. It is my pleasure to share more Net-Map work done by capable colleagues. Jennifer Hauck , Jenny Schmidt and Anja Werner analyzed the key actors that influence the implementation of the European Commission’s green infrastructure strategy.

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Markers – ready!

Michelle Laurie

It’s always fun getting ready to host a graphic facilitation workshop and I have one coming up Aug 15-16 in Prince George (a few spaces left in case you are keen). What I love is the opportunity to sift through my books, resources and extensive marker collection!

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Blog>> Method Knowledge

Green Chameleon

One of the knowledge types we take pains to highlight during a knowledge mapping exercise is method knowledge - the type of knowledge that a team builds up over time and that which makes them effective. It is knowledge that is seldom captured because people are either unaware of how valuable that knowledge is, or they do not see capturing it as a priority.

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Rotten from the Core?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Along with many others, my late 2017 Apple MacBook Pro suffers from a problematic keyboard. While I have had the laptop since before Christmas last year, I haven’t used the keyboard very often, since it is usually connected to a large screen and external keyboard in the office.

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible. So where have I been for so long? Why cut back the speaking and blogging and meetuping? I’m glad you asked. Buckle in, there’s a story ahead.

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Building an Online Liberating Structures Practice 90 Minutes at a Time

Full Circle Associates

Liberating Structures has become central to my practice over the years. I have dabble with using LS online, but the call to do more online is getting stronger, particularly in introducing people to LS and getting immediately to hands on use.

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Rosviz18 reflection part 2

Michelle Laurie

See below for a second reflective guest blog from Lisa Theissen, social reporter at Rosviz18: “I’ve been mulling over our time together, and thinking about my own Harvest from the point of view of Social Reporter.

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Net-Map training in DC, November 15-16th, 2018.

Net-Map Toolbox

I am excited to invite you to our next Net-Map training in DC on the November 15-16, 2018. For me, the Net-Map certification training is a highlight of my year: A diverse group of passionate professionals gets together to learn and play and develop concrete plans to use Net-Map in their work or research context.

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Protecting Mobile Devices

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mobile devices as endpoints to corporate information have taken the world by storm. The “mobile first” mantra refers to the preferential use of a mobile device before a desktop or laptop. Have phone, will work (or even run the company ).

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible. So where have I been for so long? Why cut back the speaking and blogging and meetuping? I’m glad you asked. Buckle in, there’s a story ahead.

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Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

Introduction Designing in complex and emergent contexts challenges the traditional log frame approach.

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Rosviz18 Reflection part 1

Michelle Laurie

Lisa Theissen, our social reporter for rosviz18, has a 2 part blog reporting on what happened as well as sharing thoughts on juicy ideas that came up that we didn’t have time to dive into.

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Hierarchy is the Enemy of Learning

How to Save the World

drawing by hugh macleod at gaping void . I spent many years of my professional life advising small and medium sized businesses.

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Email Security

Michael Sampson - Currents

The prevalence of email (addresses, services, checking behaviours) has made it a key vector for hackers, attackers, and others devoted to maleficence. There are many varieties of bad email: – spam – unwanted email messages, normally carrying a commercial offer.

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A simple way to explore the Four Fold Practice of the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

The Art of Hosting is predicated on a very simple set of practices which we call the Four Fold Practice. This framework emerged from a conversation in the late 1990s between Toke Moeller, Monica Nissen, Carsten Ohm and Jan-Hein Nillson about what patterns make for a meaningful conversation.

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Small things to enjoy

Mathemagenic

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President Trump Just Made a Direct Threat to Online Communities

Managing Communities

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. Legal

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Your Self: An Owner’s Manual

How to Save the World

Image by Darren Hopes in New Scientist. C ongratulations! You have acquired a Self. Every one is different, but in some respects each is identical to all others.

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Spoof Intelligence Added for all Exchange Online Protection Plans #office365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft added Spoof Intelligence for email security earlier this year (January 2018 I think). This was included as a feature of the Office 365 Enterprise E5 plan, as well as a feature of the Advanced Threat Protection add-on for non-E5 customers.

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AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

Artificial Intelligence is arguably the buzziest of buzz words these days.

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Chris Corrigan on Complexity Principles and Participatory Process Design

Full Circle Associates

Ah, Kismet! Chris Corrigan posted a great blog a while back about complexity and participatory design process. I had slipped the quote into a draft post and rediscovered it today. I want to build on his brain dump! He is building on Sonja Blignault blogging on Paul Cilliers’ work on complexity. See Cilliers’ seven characteristics of complex systems and the implications … Continue reading Chris Corrigan on Complexity Principles and Participatory Process Design. Source.

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Excel for Mac Plus Excel MVPs

Michael Sampson - Currents

Excel Table Talk Episode 6. Back in the early 1990s, the first client project that paid decent money (NZ$25 per hour, which my client described as “charging like a bull”) required the use of a massive spreadsheet to analyse cost flows in a small manufacturing firm.

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