‘ Social networking makes little sense if we leave out the objects that mediate the ties between people Engeström Design framework for sociality Enabling practice Mimicking reality Building identity Actualising self Bouman et al.
Cloudworks Find and share designs Web 2.0 principles: tagging, profiles, user generated Clouds Storm clouds Resource bank Tools People
But how do you develop the community??? RSS feeds Follow and be followed Friends Embed Aggregate Share Comment Playlists APIs
How can we encourage a culture of sharing ideas and designs? Why has there been little uptake of educational repositories? Can we apply web 2.0 principles to an educational context?
SL Assessment Cloudscape Assessment OERs CompendiumLD Issues to address Event+invites 4-8th Nov Assessment issues in Second Life Design1 Design2 Peer assessment criteria Academic Talk Web Peer Assessment webparesearch.blogspot.com / Information literacy webparesearch.blogspot.com / Import from other Cloudscapes Upload by members Easy export
DesignLite Brainstorm Event+invites 15 Jan Course team day workshop New resources Flashcards DVDs Course materials & guidelines Drill & practice Course team intranet space Subject centre for languages Design2 Virtual experts Design1 Upload by members Easy export Requests
OL-NET A vision for a participatory network of producers, users and researchers of OERs...
OER network People/networks Tools, methods, approaches Meta-analysis/ synthesis Designs, evaluations, case studies
Further information <ul><li>OU Learning design initiative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ouldi.open.ac.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visualizing design - CompendiumLD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://compendiumld.open.ac.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sharing designs - Cloudworks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://cloudworks.open.ac.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paul Clark - slidecast on using CompendiumLD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/PerryW/using-compendiumld-to-design-a-learning-activity-435001/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OLNet proposal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://iet-public-wiki.open.ac.uk/index.php/OPLRN_proposal </li></ul></ul>
Recent references <ul><li>Conole, G., Brasher, A., Cross, S., Weller, M., Clark, P. and White, J. (2008), Visualising learning design to foster and support good practice and creativity, Educational Media International </li></ul><ul><li>Conole, G., Culver, J., Well, M., Williams, P., Cross, S., Clark, P. and Brasher, A. (accepted), Cloudworks: social networking for learning design, Submitted to a forthcoming conference </li></ul><ul><li>Conole, G. (2008), New schema for mapping pedagogies and technologies, Aridne magazine, http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue56/conole/ </li></ul><ul><li>Conole, G. (forthcoming), Stepping over the edge: the implications of new technologies for education in M. Lee and C. McLouglin (forthcoming), Web 2.0-based e-learning: applying social informatics for tertiary teaching, Hersey, PA: ICI Global </li></ul>