LearnTrends 2008 Digital Habitats

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The slides I'm using in a webgathering on November 19th at the online LearnTrends 2008

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LearnTrends 2008 Digital Habitats

  1. 1. Online Digital Habitats (or it is all still pizza?) Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations 2008 Nancy White Full Circle Associates http:// http://www.flickr.com/photos/baratunde/2837373493/ http
  2. 2. http://technologyforcommunities.com/
  3. 4. Tech + Social: Technology has fundamentally changed how we can be together
  4. 5. Fly with the flock?
  5. 6. Roam the network?
  6. 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/luc/1824234195 / Network? http://www.flickr.com/photos/nubui/2373999868/ Group?
  7. 8. http://gapingvoid.streetcards.com/streetcards_pz2.php?uploading=0&card_id=1558
  8. 9. http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/004550.html
  9. 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/maisonbisson/109211670/ Where are the boundaries between networks and communities and does it matter ?
  10. 11. <ul><li>&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; </li></ul><ul><li> Albert Einstein </li></ul><ul><li>“ Power does not reside in institutions, not even the state or large corporations. It is located in the networks that structure society.” </li></ul><ul><li> Manuel Castells </li></ul>
  11. 13. Learning Communities Knowledge Networks Communities of Practice Online Communities Independent Learners
  12. 14. Many: Networks We: Communities Me: the Individual Personal identity, interest & trajectory Bounded membership; group identity, shared interest Boundaryless; fuzzy, intersecting interests
  13. 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dsevilla/189528500/in/set-1368427/ Emerging roles and practices…
  14. 16. enable people to… <ul><li>discover & appropriate useful technology </li></ul><ul><li>be in and use communities & networks (people) </li></ul><ul><li>express their identity </li></ul><ul><li>find and create content </li></ul><ul><li>usefully participate </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>community leaders </li></ul><ul><li>technology stewards </li></ul><ul><li>network weavers </li></ul>
  16. 18. <ul><li>Which of these roles do you find yourself playing? </li></ul>community leader technology steward network weaver I just participate!
  17. 19. So…what are the practices ?
  18. 20. Polarities
  19. 21. TOGETHERNESS SEPARATENESS http://www.flickr.com/photos/angerboy/201582453/
  20. 22. community time community space shifting engagement….
  21. 23. http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldcafe/227358678 / INTERACTING PUBLISHING
  22. 24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldcafe/227358678 / INTERACTING PUBLISHING
  23. 25. Vocabularies, tools, concepts, methods, stories, papers, pictures, reports… Conversing, experimenting, practicing, learning, planning…
  24. 26. INDIVIDUAL GROUP
  25. 27. Designed for groups, experienced as individuals Does not imply homogeneity Multimembership Attention
  26. 28. Togetherness Separateness Interacting Publishing Individual Group
  27. 29. addressing inherent community tensions Group Individual Interacting Publishing asynchronous synchronous discussion boards teleconference chat instant messaging member directory wiki blog telephony/ VoIP individual profile page e-mail e-mail lists scratch pad RSS “ new” indicators subscription podcast content repository presence indicator buddy list security Q&A systems RSS aggregator newsletter calendar videoconference application sharing whiteboard site index participation statistics search subgroups personalization community public page version control document management UseNet content rating scheduling polling commenting networking tools tagging bookmarking shared filtering geomapping interest filter 2007 Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith
  28. 30. Orientations
  29. 31. Orientations Community activities oriented to … … meetings … context … community cultivation … access to expertise … projects … open-ended conversation … content publishing … individual participation … relationships © 2006 Wenger, White, and Smith
  30. 33. … meetings … access to expertise … context … community cultivation … projects … open-ended conversation … content publishing … individual participation … relationships © 2006 Wenger, White, and Smith Community activities oriented to … Course
  31. 34. Support Community … meetings … access to expertise … context … community cultivation … projects … open-ended conversation … content publishing … individual participation … relationships © 2006 Wenger, White, and Smith Community activities oriented to …
  32. 35. … meetings … access to expertise … context … community cultivation … projects … open-ended conversation … content publishing … individual participation … relationships © 2006 Wenger, White, and Smith Community activities oriented to … Edubloggers’ network
  33. 36. Community activities oriented to … … meetings … context … community cultivation … access to expertise … projects … open-ended conversation … content publishing … individual participation … relationships © 2007 Wenger, White, and Smith No image skills Existing relationships Basis for evaluation - motivated Diverse skills/ motivation New to web meetings
  34. 37. So what?
  35. 38. http://www.technologyforcommunity.com http://www.fullcirc.com Tag: technologystewardship http://www.flickr.com/photos/cgommel/138167164/
  36. 39. Epilogue Slides: will be posted on slideshare.net (choconancy) Other stuff: http://onlinefacilitation.wikispaces.com/ http://onlinefacilitation.wikispaces.com/Stewarding+Technology+for+Learning Contact Nancy White nancyw at fullcirc dot com http://www.fullcirc.com

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