07 novembre 2019

I Love My Communities

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. I Love My Communities
Nancy White responds to one of my comments on communities. "Surely sameness characterizes many communities. But I think 'sameness' is not quite the right word in my most vibrant communities. It is some shared love." Of course - this is a type of sameness, and a case where sameness carries an emotional connection, about which I've commented elsewhere. Emotional connections are good - they support families and sports teams. But if you exclude people because they don't love the topic - that's not rational, is it. More...

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25 septembre 2019

Communities of Practice - The Patent

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Scott Wilson[Edit][Delete]: Communities of Practice - The Patent, December 11, 2006
Yes, you read that correctly. I'm sorry. As Scott Wilson observes, "It essentially patents the idea of doing any kind of community-oriented knowledge management involving filesharing and forums involving one or more experts." How long before this becomes a full-blown crisis, and not the absurd annoyance it is now? Or are we at that point now, with absurdities like the Blackboard patent and lawsuit? See also Harold Jarche, who comments, "I remember a sign that was posted in the Officers' Mess in Wainwright, Alberta. It said, 'Let not common sense become so rare that it is mistaken for genius. More...

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17 septembre 2019

Social learning : les moyens à associer à une communauté apprenante ?

Par . L’échange entre les membres d’une communauté apprenante est finalement le premier « livrable » d’une communauté. En effet, c’est en discutant, expliquant, observant, échangeant des points de vue que chaque membre peut formaliser ses savoirs. Il peut également observer des pratiques, les « analyser », les enrichir ou non, apprendre et les utiliser dans son contexte. Plus...

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05 juillet 2019

A Discussion about Communities

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Dave Comier and Jeff Lebow[Edit][Delete]: A Discussion about Communities with Nancy White, Ed Tech Talk [Edit][Delete] July 21, 2006
I listened to this podcast this morning, a wide-ranging interview with online collaboration specialist Nancy White. Listeners will most appreciate, I think, her observations on how to manage disruptive elements in communities. She was also asked about my own view of site-specific online communities (they have a boundary, she said, "this is my arms making a big 'O'"). Sometimes a sense of place and common purpose is needed. More...

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18 juin 2019

Social learning : intérêts et clés de succès des communautés apprenantes

Par . Le social learning, c’est un apprentissage qui s’effectue grâce aux autres. En effet, l’interaction et l’observation entre des personnes regroupées dans un espace partagé qui peut être en ligne (classe virtuelle, forum, réseau social, webinar…) stimule l’apprentissage. Ces personnes souhaitent sur un intérêt commun apprendre ensemble. Plus...

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28 mai 2019

Failure of Online Communities

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Harold Jarche[Edit][Delete]: Failure of Online Communities, Jarche Consulting [Edit][Delete] February 2, 2006

[link: 8 Hits] Harold Jarche cites Jay Cross, who remarks en passant, "After the session, several people told me they really appreciated Bill telling it like it is. Early on, he said that while he thought he was pretty good at fostering online communities, 90% of the communities he sets up fail." Bill probably is good at setting up online communities. But I wonder whether a community that has been set up is doomed to fail. I wonder whether, instead, what we should be looking at as community is the interactions between people in a distributed environment - such as the network of blogs and readers and commenters that make up what might be called the edublogging community (actually several communities, but I digress). A seminar, a meeting space, an online discussion board - these are not communities. More...

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15 mai 2019

Online Communities: From BBSes to Blogs and Beyond

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Andy Carvin: Online Communities: From BBSes to Blogs and Beyond, Andy Carvin's Waste of Bandwidth September 22, 2005

Andy Carvin is offering a mix of blog posts and podcasts from the Scottish Learning festival, including talks by Marc Prensky and Robin Blake. I have thought of podcasting others' talks, in addition to my own, but issues of permission, quality and hosting have deterred me. How long before the conference podcast becomes standard and before people routinely start posting the audio of their talks on their own websites. More...

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Digital Community of Authors

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Various authors: Digital Community of Authors, September 13, 2005

It's not really blogging, though the idea is similar, "a free virtual writer's workshop that allows young authors to publish original writing and illustrations right online." In other words, sort of like blogging with guidance and structure. More...

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11 mai 2019

DITP - Communauté des tiers-lieux éducatifs

Screenshot-2018-5-5 Actualités ModernisationQuels sont les objectifs de la communauté ?
Faire communauté : mailler un écosystème de compétences, projets, espaces, au-delà des périmètres (territoriaux, disciplinaires, institutionnels, etc.).
Faire émerger un patrimoine informationnel commun : mutualiser des outils libres et open source et des dispositifs de documentation est la seule garantie d’une non enclosure et d’une circulation des savoirs. C’est pourquoi ils sont plébiscités dans les tiers-lieux.
Créer un cadre RH adapté qui permette la naissance, le développement et la valorisation des projets qui habitent les tiers-lieux : cela passe notamment par la reconnaissance du poste clé d’animateur de tiers-lieu/concierge/fabmanager/facilitateur et celle des contributions des enseignants qui les accompagnent en dehors de leur activité d’enseignement. Plus...

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DITP - Communauté UX

Screenshot-2018-5-5 Actualités ModernisationQuels sont les objectifs de la communauté ?
Réunir acteurs publics et acteurs privés pour améliorer la qualité des parcours utilisateurs des services en ligne Intégrer les approches UX en mettant les utilisateurs au centre des services publics en ligne Échanger sur les bonnes pratiques. Plus...

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