Increasing access to professional development


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Increasing access to professional development

  1. 1. It's the how that gets it done! Peter Rawsthorne, M.Ed IT Learning Systems Architect
  2. 2. Increasing access to professional development How to iterate toward collaborative just-in-time learning environments
  3. 3. We have more than enough Theory.
  4. 4. Agility, Leanness and Pedagogy <ul><li>Digital habitats </li></ul><ul><li>because stewardship matters </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>because your network matters </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Agile manifesto </li></ul><ul><li>because bureaucracy and tradition get in the way </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Lean startup </li></ul><ul><li>because shipping frequently matters and the user knows best </li></ul>
  5. 6. Content level Single Sign-on Common Look and Feel Guidelines RESTful API Community Profile
  6. 7. Digital Habitats Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John D. Smith   All challenges were identified from a stewardship perspective.
  7. 8. Challenge: e2.0 vocabulary <ul><li>Solution 1 : Series of Lunch and Learns introducing staff to Web 2.0. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 2 : Frequent discussions regarding agile / lean approaches and the benefits of transparency. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 3: Frequently utilize 2.0 and include interested staff </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 4: WordPress, Basecamp, Twitter , Delicious </li></ul>How to engage people in the discussion.
  8. 9. <ul><li>Solution 1: engage early, engage often </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 2: workshops and presentations regarding authentication and authorization </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 3: in-depth solution architecture document </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 4: proof of concept (on-time, low cost) </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 5: trusted partners build RESTful .net service </li></ul>Challenge: Single Sign-On Ensure authorization to an item of distributed content.
  9. 10. Challenge: Common Look & Feel <ul><li>Solution 1: W3C based guidelines with CSS templates </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 2: implement guidelines within new projects </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 3: Website survey initiating site update </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 4: engage User eXperience (UX) specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 5: reconcile all sites within emerging UX guidelines </li></ul>How to promote brand, ease cognitive load and be sticky.
  10. 11. Challenge: Common User Profile <ul><li>Solution 1: Take a community view, relinquish ownership  </li></ul><ul><li>                  (...the web is the platform...) </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 2: What is the relationship to the community, to the customer, to the profile, to its usage patterns? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 3: consolidate and refactor </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 4: use a web services approach </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Solution 5: honour the web and a users personal preferences </li></ul>How to help the user engage and be in control.
  11. 12. Business Cases, User Stories and Scenarios. while being mindful of strategic and tactical plans.
  12. 13. Partnerships based on agility , trust , transparency and some really smart agreements .
  13. 14. extensive use of wireframes
  14. 15. A federated and faceted search
  15. 16. Federated Search Technology Stack web store RESTful web services Interfaces into mission critical systems
  16. 17. live SOHO broadcast to > 200 viewers Video quality is really important to us.
  17. 18. Live Streaming (tricaster)
  18. 19. the educational technology stack
  19. 20. References <ul><li>Cunningham, et al. (2001). Manifesto for Agile Software Development . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Rahikainen, M., Lallimo, J., & Hakkarainen, K.(2001). Progressive inquiry in CSILE environment: teacher guidance and students' engagement . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia. (2010). Representational State Transfer . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>Ries, E., (2010). Lean Startup: Lessons Learned . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Siemens, et al. (2005 - present). Assorted connectivism articles . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Wenger E., White N., & Smith J., (2009). Digital Habitats: stewarding technology for communities . ISBN: 9780982503607. Retrieved from </li></ul>
  20. 21. Attribution <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>