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Benkler and Hawken Reunited

A while back I briefly mentioned Yochai Benkler’s The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom and Paul Hawken’s Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World

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OER Continued

Right around the time of my critique of Andrew Keen’s article in Associations Now last week I received notice from the Development Gateway of its new OER Introduction Booklet.  This seemed like

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E-Collaboration Experiences: A Collection of Stories

Moodle, TeamSpeak, PBwiki, and a range of other tools are highlighted in a new collection of stories about e-collaboration experiences from IICD and PSO. But first: Blog Spottings and other News My posting

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Bornstein, Kawasaki, Changing the World

Last week Guy Kawasaki did a brief interview with David Bornstein, who has recently updated his book How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas. Given that my previous posting

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Nonprofit Web Windfall at Work

A look at how a small nonprofit might have taken more advantage of social media to promote and extend a recent event. First: Relevant to my main post today, I noticed on The Bamboo Project that Marketing

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Connectivism Considered

We derive our competence from forming connections…the learner’s challenge is to recognize the patterns which appear to be hidden. Meaning-making and forming connections between specialized communities

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Connections and Comparisons: The Wealth of Blogs

A couple of Comments and Corrections before getting to the main portion of today’s posting: First, thanks to Tom Kuhlman from Articulate Global for commenting on my last posting, Rapid E-Learning, Blogs,

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Web 2.0-In Plain English

I’m going to let most of what follows speak for itself because, well, it does. These are four videos produced by Common Craft that provide brief introductions to four common Web 2.0 technologies: social

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