Archive for October, 2007

Oct 26 2007

Coaching from a learner’s perspective

I keep thinking and learning more about coaching because it seems that “coach-like” interactions are a useful way of structuring interactions with clients. But I always feel a little uncomfortable with the baggage around and lack of theory about “coaching.” I wonder how it is that coaching helps people learn? Reading a wonderful article by […]

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Oct 24 2007

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CNET Bandwidth Meter Speed Test – Bandwidth Test The CNET Bandwidth Meter speed test will check the bandwidth and speed of your connection to DSL, cable modems, and more. Page size: 380KB (tags: bandwidth free tool testimonial) – The Global Broadband Speed Test A utility to test your connection to the internet. The site’s […]

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Oct 19 2007

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apophenia: more reasons to love Jean Lave Lave said that “you don’t have to do what the IRB says.” IRBs are there to protect the university, to make you think about ethics, but they don’t know how to handle ethnography and the most important thing is to really be accountable to yourself. (tags: jeanlave research)

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Oct 18 2007

Bandwidth and community platforms

I was listening to a client deal with the increasing utility and popularity of ClearSpace as a platform for several of their communities of practice that are in formation. The good news is that people are sharing and learning from each other using their new tool. The challenge (and I was accused of being a […]

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Oct 16 2007

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Leading Campuses International Network Evolved from the WebCT Institute. Has monthly sessions. (tags: copexample)

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Oct 15 2007

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Sunlight Foundation using the revolutionary power of the Internet and new information technology to enable citizens to learn more about what Congress and their elected representatives are doing. Publishes several APIs, provides tech support to grantees. (tags: activism government web2.0 technologyforcommunity drupal) Finding the primary pivot – Bokardo Over time, the primary pivot of social […]

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Oct 14 2007

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Communities and Tehnology Conference 2007-Proceedings Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference, Michigan State University 2007, Steinfield, C.; Pentland, B.T.; Ackerman, M.; Contractor, N. (Eds.) 2007, XIV, 566 p. 102 illus., Hardcover, Springer Verlag ISBN: 978-1-84628-904-0 (tags: CCT2007 conference proceedings research communitiesofpractice technology)

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Oct 09 2007

Shop-talk 24 hours a day

Ruby on Rails is a new and increasingly popular web application framework. Like many technologies today, it has an active community of developers and they have the customary suite of wikis, file repositories, email lists, blogs and RSS feeds. One thing that catches my eye about the Ruby on Rails community is its very active, […]

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Oct 04 2007

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socialsoftware07 » home A class on social software that used social software for delivery. (tags: web2.cop.workshop socialsoftware education)

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Oct 03 2007

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In Crackdown, Myanmar Junta Unplugs Internet – New York Times Unplugging the interent is in line with earlier efforts to control / unleash news about repression. (tags: technologyforcommunity internet history) Learning Histories: A New Tool for turning organizational experience into action Art Kleiner and George Roth describe the learning history strategy. Date: June 3, 1997 […]

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