George and Stephen’s course

This is a must.  From two individuals espousing the benefits of networked, connected “Free-range” learning, a thing they call a course. The course – Connectivism and Connective Knowledge – (the wiki is here) will be delivered fully online with a combination of synchronous and asynchronous interaction. Participants who have enrolled in the course will receive Read More …

Community Platforms

Just had an e-mail from some of my buddies at cpsquare announcing a January workshop on Community Platforms.  Great Idea.  I’ve been mulling around possible futures for Interact – maybe spin it off as a slightly narrowed aim (not have to worry about all the quiz, gradebook stuff, and concentrate on core business: learning community Read More …

Catching up with the crowd: Networks & Communities

I even took part in the event last year ::FLNW:: but I had not really taken part in the Network vs Community vs Group conversations. Didn’t feel the need. Didn’t see the point. I think I will need to face this soon however. SO: Marshalling some references. Social Networks vs Online Communities. David Coleman Often Read More …

SCoPE forums & Facebook & cpSquare community

Communication channels proliferate. In the last month or so, first cpSquare created an outpost group in Facebook, and now SCoPE.  There is a conversation in cpSquare about Dave Snowden’s quote: Dave Snowden recently said to Etienne Wenger “If knowledge management had had the tools we have today it would not have needed communities of practice” Read More …