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Online Facilitation 13 14 Years On: where are we headed?<br />(or how online facilitation is like the practice of yoga…)<b...
Why yoga?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/3411087926/<br />
practice<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/117905289/<br />
Jump off the edge with me?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/dennisbarnes/2817664242/<br />
Obligatory (SAP) Legal Disclaimer<br />IN NO EVENT WILL SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL ...
Reciprocity…<br />IN NO EVENT WILL SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, W...
#ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, c...
@NancyWhiteTwitterFeedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint...
“Tweet unto others as you would have them tweet unto you.”Cliff Atkinson@backchannelbook<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos...
PowerPoint Auto Tweet<br />You can “auto tweet” from presentations using the AutoTweet plugin, available here (Office 2007...
We are the product of our history, today&apos;s practice, and tomorrow&apos;s dreams.<br />
http://www.flickr.com/photos/milopeng/23160364/<br />
peeking back a bit…<br /><ul><li>Online Facilitation Group:http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/onlinefacilitation/
Scope Online Facilitation History Sessionhttp://scope.bccampus.ca/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=446
The History of the Student Conferencing Projecthttp://www.umich.edu/~umscp/history.html
Steve Wheeler's Distance Ed Serieshttp://bit.ly/bdLbuY
2004 “History of Online Facilitation”
Tim Winkleman’s paper http://scx.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/4/382</li></li></ul><li>Standing on Shoulders<br />Pe...
Online Facilitation Yahoo Group Posting History: 1999 - 2010<br />
#ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, c...
Technology keeps changing what it means to “be together.”<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelheiss/355852355/<br />
Initially we  mirrored offline forms and  facilitation<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/djwhelan/499178534/<br />
Social &<br />technical<br />containers<br />are <br />changing<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sizemore/2853594691/<br />
We are now facilitators and technology stewards.<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/markkelley/1022720488/<br />
From text to…audiovideoimagesmobile devicestime shiftingplace shifting<br />I wonder if @NancyWhitewill talk about “Buzz” ...
Steve Wheeler and “distance”http://bit.ly/bdLbuY<br />For more on the power of visuals, see http://bit.ly/bVxYNn<br />
#ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, c...
We notice the emergence of new ways of talking about and practicing facilitation of learning – in any context<br />http://...
Networked Learning PatternsGeorge Siemens and Co.<br />    1. Amplifying2. Curating3. Wayfinding and socially-driven sense...
Dave Cormier RhizomaticLearning & Community as Curriculumhttp://davecormier.com<br />
Clay ShirkySocial Media Centric Patterns:<br />PromiseTool<br />Bargain<br />
We have to learn new facilitation patterns, different from what we were used to in the classroom.<br />
Identity<br />
Network effects:intersections, connections,“overwhelm,”scanning, <br />filtering & <br />scaling<br />http://www.flickr.co...
Facilitation as network weaving<br />June Holleyhttp://www.networkweaver.blogspot.com<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/dr...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/irisheyes/375385283/<br />...to connect and triangulate externally so we aren&apos;t lost, fr...
…making things visible…<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/olahus/460160067/<br />
#ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, c...
We dance with dualities, finding the place between old and new practices, structures and places.<br />Image used with perm...
Rev. Jim&apos;s Blog Focus... AND...<br />
…finding the “we” amongst the “me’s”…<br />
&quot;The positive development of a society in the absence of creative, independently thinking, critical individuals is as...
communities &lt; - &gt; networksindividual centralityobject centrality<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/3101206010/...
push and pulldeliver and facilitatecontrol and emergenceonline and offline<br />perform and on the side<br />http://www.fl...
Stocks and Flows<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/3033873597/<br />
Caption: “Claudia was perfectly concentrated, rode peaks and traversed dips. &quot;Everything is in the breathing&quot; is...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/didbygraham/3503821401/<br />Improvise, experiment and learn<br />
 Caption: “Spc. David Kocian…teaches a yoga class at Camp Adder, Iraq. …He began teaching yoga during the 28th CAB&apos;s ...
What changes? Us<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristina29/3877552893/<br />
The New Skill? The ability to learn, change, grow and shift habits. Yes, habits.<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/metrix_...
What practices & roles might we  introduce?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/eriwst/2303608353/<br />
How do we enable people to…<br /><ul><li>discover & appropriate useful technology
be in and use communities & networks (people)
express theiridentity
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History & Future of of Online Facilitation

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Slides and some text from my presentation to the ITC 2010 Gathering in Fort Worth, Texas, February 23, 2010.

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History & Future of of Online Facilitation

  1. 1. Online Facilitation 13 14 Years On: where are we headed?<br />(or how online facilitation is like the practice of yoga…)<br />Nancy White<br />Full Circle Associates<br />http://www.fullcirc.com<br />Twitter @NancyWhite<br />Presentation Wikihttp://bit.ly/aSwdS2<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/aftab/4000723400/<br />
  2. 2. Why yoga?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/3411087926/<br />
  3. 3. practice<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/117905289/<br />
  4. 4. Jump off the edge with me?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/dennisbarnes/2817664242/<br />
  5. 5. Obligatory (SAP) Legal Disclaimer<br />IN NO EVENT WILL SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF USE OR LOST BUSINESS, REVENUE, OR GOODWILL) ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THESE PROTOTYPES AND/OR THE USE THEREOF, UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR NEGLIGENCE, EVEN IF SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT HAS BEEN ADVISED, KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE ASSESSED UPON SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT FOR ANY REASON.<br />@timoelliott<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/e_hmm/3589512474/<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 5<br />
  6. 6. Reciprocity…<br />IN NO EVENT WILL SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF USE OR LOST BUSINESS, REVENUE, OR GOODWILL) ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THESE PROTOTYPES AND/OR THE USE THEREOF, UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR NEGLIGENCE, EVEN IF SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT HAS BEEN ADVISED, KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE ASSESSED UPON SAP OR TIMO ELLIOTT FOR ANY REASON.<br />Thanks, TIMO!<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 6<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/aussiegall/3024045957/<br />
  7. 7. #ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, change slide, etc. Check the “alternate format” to see more tweets!<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 7<br />
  8. 8. @NancyWhiteTwitterFeedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, change slide, etc. Check the “alternate format” to see more tweets!<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 8<br />
  9. 9. “Tweet unto others as you would have them tweet unto you.”Cliff Atkinson@backchannelbook<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthamm/3383916444/<br />
  10. 10. PowerPoint Auto Tweet<br />You can “auto tweet” from presentations using the AutoTweet plugin, available here (Office 2007) or here (Office 2004)<br />Any text between the tags [twitter] and [/twitter] in your notes pages will automatically be tweeted as your give your presentation.<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 10<br />
  11. 11. We are the product of our history, today&apos;s practice, and tomorrow&apos;s dreams.<br />
  12. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/milopeng/23160364/<br />
  13. 13. peeking back a bit…<br /><ul><li>Online Facilitation Group:http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/onlinefacilitation/
  14. 14. Scope Online Facilitation History Sessionhttp://scope.bccampus.ca/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=446
  15. 15. The History of the Student Conferencing Projecthttp://www.umich.edu/~umscp/history.html
  16. 16. Steve Wheeler's Distance Ed Serieshttp://bit.ly/bdLbuY
  17. 17. 2004 “History of Online Facilitation”
  18. 18. Tim Winkleman’s paper http://scx.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/4/382</li></li></ul><li>Standing on Shoulders<br />Peter & Trudy Johnson-Lenz<br />Murray Turoff and Starr Roxanne Hiltz and EIES <br /> Lisa Kimball<br />Howard Rheingold<br /> Michele Paradise<br /> Liz Rykert<br /> Jessica Lipnack<br /> Jeffrey Stamps…<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephangeyer/4276288186/<br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. Online Facilitation Yahoo Group Posting History: 1999 - 2010<br />
  21. 21.
  22. 22.
  23. 23. #ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, change slide, etc. Check the “alternate format” to see more tweets!<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 19<br />
  24. 24. Technology keeps changing what it means to “be together.”<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelheiss/355852355/<br />
  25. 25. Initially we mirrored offline forms and facilitation<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/djwhelan/499178534/<br />
  26. 26. Social &<br />technical<br />containers<br />are <br />changing<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sizemore/2853594691/<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28. We are now facilitators and technology stewards.<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/markkelley/1022720488/<br />
  29. 29. From text to…audiovideoimagesmobile devicestime shiftingplace shifting<br />I wonder if @NancyWhitewill talk about “Buzz” in her talk.<br />
  30. 30. Steve Wheeler and “distance”http://bit.ly/bdLbuY<br />For more on the power of visuals, see http://bit.ly/bVxYNn<br />
  31. 31. #ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, change slide, etc. Check the “alternate format” to see more tweets!<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 27<br />
  32. 32. We notice the emergence of new ways of talking about and practicing facilitation of learning – in any context<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kh-67/3339157498/<br />
  33. 33. Networked Learning PatternsGeorge Siemens and Co.<br /> 1. Amplifying2. Curating3. Wayfinding and socially-driven sensemaking4. Aggregating5. Filtering6. Modelling7. Persistent presence<br />http://www.connectivism.ca/?p=220<br />
  34. 34. Dave Cormier RhizomaticLearning & Community as Curriculumhttp://davecormier.com<br />
  35. 35. Clay ShirkySocial Media Centric Patterns:<br />PromiseTool<br />Bargain<br />
  36. 36. We have to learn new facilitation patterns, different from what we were used to in the classroom.<br />
  37. 37. Identity<br />
  38. 38. Network effects:intersections, connections,“overwhelm,”scanning, <br />filtering & <br />scaling<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/dsevilla/139656712/<br />
  39. 39. Facilitation as network weaving<br />June Holleyhttp://www.networkweaver.blogspot.com<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/dr/2048034334/<br />
  40. 40. http://www.flickr.com/photos/irisheyes/375385283/<br />...to connect and triangulate externally so we aren&apos;t lost, fragmented...<br />
  41. 41. …making things visible…<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/olahus/460160067/<br />
  42. 42. #ITC10 Twitter Feedback Slide Use Presentation Mode to view, Click this header to give mouse control back to PowerPoint, change slide, etc. Check the “alternate format” to see more tweets!<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 38<br />
  43. 43. We dance with dualities, finding the place between old and new practices, structures and places.<br />Image used with permission from Mr. Biggs<br />
  44. 44. Rev. Jim&apos;s Blog Focus... AND...<br />
  45. 45. …finding the “we” amongst the “me’s”…<br />
  46. 46. &quot;The positive development of a society in the absence of creative, independently thinking, critical individuals is as inconceivable as the development of an individual in the absence of the stimulus of the community.&quot; Albert Einstein<br />“Power does not reside in institutions, not even the state or large corporations. It is located in the networks that structure society.” <br /> Manuel Castells<br />
  47. 47. communities &lt; - &gt; networksindividual centralityobject centrality<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/3101206010/<br />
  48. 48. push and pulldeliver and facilitatecontrol and emergenceonline and offline<br />perform and on the side<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/curlybird/1388426713/in/set-72157602025695868<br />
  49. 49. Stocks and Flows<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/3033873597/<br />
  50. 50. Caption: “Claudia was perfectly concentrated, rode peaks and traversed dips. &quot;Everything is in the breathing&quot; is what her yoga teacher had said. ”<br />…to make easy…iteratively…<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sic/98413986/ <br />
  51. 51. http://www.flickr.com/photos/didbygraham/3503821401/<br />Improvise, experiment and learn<br />
  52. 52. Caption: “Spc. David Kocian…teaches a yoga class at Camp Adder, Iraq. …He began teaching yoga during the 28th CAB&apos;s mobilization because Soldiers showed significant interest when they discovered he was an avid student of yoga”<br />…adjust…<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/3567950920/<br />
  53. 53. What changes? Us<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristina29/3877552893/<br />
  54. 54. The New Skill? The ability to learn, change, grow and shift habits. Yes, habits.<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/metrix_feet/3156285876/<br />
  55. 55. What practices & roles might we introduce?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/eriwst/2303608353/<br />
  56. 56. How do we enable people to…<br /><ul><li>discover & appropriate useful technology
  57. 57. be in and use communities & networks (people)
  58. 58. express theiridentity
  59. 59. find and create content
  60. 60. usefully participate</li></ul>???<br />
  61. 61. community leaders<br />technology stewards<br /> network weavers<br />Independent thinkers<br />
  62. 62. What is one area in your work where you want to expand your online facilitation practice?<br />
  63. 63. “playing our edge”<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/pbouchard/2223848043/<br />
  64. 64. Revisiting Our Twitter Experiment<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 56<br />
  65. 65. “You imagine a spinning top. Stillness is like a perfectly centered top, spinning so fast it appears motionless. It appears this way not because it isn&apos;t moving, but because it&apos;s spinning at full speed. Stillness is not the absence or negation of energy, life, or movement. Stillness is dynamic. It is unconflicted movement, life in harmony with itself, skill in action. It can be experienced whenever there is total, uninhibited, unconflicted participation in the moment you are in - when you are wholeheartedly present with whatever you are doing. “Erich Schiffmann<br />stillness...<br />
  66. 66. Resources<br />Presentation WIkiLhttp://onlinefacilitation.wikispaces.com/History+and+Future+of+Online+Facilitation<br /><ul><li>http://www.fullcirc.com</li></ul>ContactNancy Whitenancyw at fullcirc dot com<br />http:www.fullcirc.com@NancyWhite<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/poagao/527259905/<br />

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