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Forums and Agency

I have had a number of conversations in the last month about how online communities share ideas and practices. My thoughts about sharing responsibility in online communities were forged in my experiences of the open, online course CCK08 and extended by the publication of Digital Habitats (2009). In Digital Habitats, Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith discuss technology stewardship and propose this definition: Technology stewards are people with enough experience of the workings of a community to understand its technology needs and enough experience with or interest in technology to take leadership in addressing those needs. Stewarding typically includes selecting and...

Curation

I have been revising a paper I am writing on Cloud computing. Part of the revision has involved looking at Curation. This week I received an alert to a post by Kent Anderson, The Power of Curation ... shortly after I found Brian Solis's post The Three C's of Social Networking. Both posts were put into focus by Harold Jarche'sĀ  Managing in a Networked World and a brief look at OpenCalais via a Diigo recommendation. Etienne Wenger, Beverly Trayner and Maarten de Laat's (2011) paperĀ Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework added more detail for me about 'knowledge...

Association, Aggregation and Acknowledgement

Introduction In the last year I have been exploring how a connectivist approach to sharing information might support the flourishing of digital communities of practice in sport. In this post I: Signal the development of an International Content Partnership in high performance sport. Note discussions about the role an International Association for Sports Information (IASI) can play in a connected world. I hope that both these items will help me explore association, aggregation and acknowledgement as important attributes of adopting a connectivist approach to learning. (I like Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith's (2009) approach to learning in this context: "We see...