09 octobre 2017

Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework

Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework
Etienne Wenger, Beverly Trayner, Maarten de Laat, Ruud de Moor Centrum, 2015/12/22
This is pre-reading for the next post. Wenger, Trayner and De Laat provide "a conceptual foundation for promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks." (60 page PDF). More...

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Trust and the On-Demand Economy

Trust and the On-Demand Economy
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, 2015/12/22
I know that the dominant story today is if "the shift of value from suppliers to consumers." We have seen the digitization of content, then the creation of consumer-generated content, then finally on-demand services like Uber and AirBnB, where consumer provide each other with everything from cars to houses. More...

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25 years of the web

25 years of the web
Dave Winer, Scripting News, 2015/12/21

True for learning technology as well: "The people we celebrate as heroes of tech are the ones who made the most money, and that money is directly proportional to the amount of diversity they destroyed. They are the opposite of heroes." More...

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College at Oxford Will Remove Cecil Rhodes Plaque

College at Oxford Will Remove Cecil Rhodes Plaque
Inside Higher Ed, 2015/12/21
I have always been opposed to the Rhodes Scholarship. Not only are the obvious reasons to oppose it - as in the case of the monument, the scholarship "an uncritical celebration of a controversial figure, and the colonialism and the oppression of black communities." More...

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Put Down Your Damn Cell Phones

Put Down Your Damn Cell Phones
Jadelin Pikake Felipe, Inside Higher Ed, 2015/12/21
The original title for this post was "Colleges need to teach healthy digital boundaries," which I guess wasn't click-bait enough for the IHE editors. More...

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10 challenging ways to get the best from your SMEs

10 challenging ways to get the best from your SMEs
Donald Clark, Donald Clark Plan B, 2015/12/21
In his tweet Donald Clark says the "SME bridge into online learning production [is] often wobbly, even catastrophic." I wouldn't go quite so far as that, but I do appreciate the need to be clear about the role of the SME in learning design. More...

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Reimagining Online Education

Reimagining Online Education
Steven Mintz, Inside Higher Ed, 2015/12/21
"As long as aviation pioneers tried to mimic birds, controlled, heavier-than-air human flight proved impossible," writes Steven Mintz. More...

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South Korea Science Official Quits Over Scandal

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The newly appointed head of South Korea's Science, Technology and Innovation Office stepped down over a decade-old research fraud scandal, The Korea Times and Korea Herald reported. More...

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Iran Jails Princeton Ph.D. Student as Spy

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Chinese-American graduate student enrolled at Princeton University has reportedly been sentenced by an Iranian court to 10 years in prison for espionage, The Washington Post reported, citing the Iranian judiciary’s official news agency, Mizan. More...

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Student Reportedly Faces Execution in Saudi Arabia

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A student who was admitted to Western Michigan University is possibly facing imminent execution in Saudi Arabia for an offense related to attending a protest, according to the human rights group Reprieve and the American Federation of Teachers. More...

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