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c-ness

I have not written many posts in the past two months. I have been a peripheral participant in many conversations and have admired from afar the insights and wisdom being shared. This week a post from Stephen Downes was a catalyst for this post about c-ness. Stephen linked to Dan Pontefract's post The Organisation as a Cycling Peloton. Dan suggested "Maybe if we were to act like a peloton in our organizations, we might see higher levels of employee engagement". Dan liked the idea that a peloton (particularly in recreational cycling): shared the load; communicated proactively; encouraged and recognised effort. For some...

A Course, A Community?

Shortly after the #ucsaffire Festival earlier this week, I wrote a post about small open online communities. In the post, I noted: I had a brief conversation with Danny Munnerley about the capital C in SOOC. Danny made the excellent point that C stands for Community rather than Course. I am going to act on this excellent suggestion and think about longer-term aspects of open online opportunities. Stephen Downes picked up on the post and observed in OLDaily: courses have start and end dates, and communities don't. So if your thing has a start and end date, it's a course. It may foster...