robertogreco + web2.0 + open   5

Fluid Learning | the human network
"What’s most interesting about the computer is how it puts paid to all of our cherished fantasies of control. The computer – or, most specifically, the global Internet connected to it – is ultimately disruptive, not just to the classroom learning experience, but to the entire rationale of the classroom, the school, the institution of learning. And if you believe this to be hyperbolic, this story will help to convince you." ... "In this near future world, students are the administrators. All of the administrative functions have been “pushed down” into a substrate of software. Education has evolved into something like a marketplace, where instructors “bid” to work with students."
education  learning  future  socialnetworking  curriculum  crowdsourcing  networkedlearning  connectivism  laptops  pedagogy  networks  control  administration  leadership  management  open  sharing  gamechanging  flattening  e-learning  web2.0  community  freelanceteaching  organization  lcproject  universities  colleges  markpesce 
december 2008 by robertogreco
Light, Agile and Flexible: Collaborating the Web 2.0 Way ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
Stephen Downes's presentation on web 2.0 collaboration. Illustrates the collaborative process, tools and technologies available, trends, and the benefits of using an open network"
elearning  stephendownes  open  ples  vle  learning  online  web2.0  technology  education 
june 2008 by robertogreco
OpenSocial - Google Code
"OpenSocial provides a common set of APIs for social applications across multiple websites. With standard JavaScript and HTML, developers can create apps that access a social network's friends and update feeds."
google  opensocial  api  socialsoftware  socialnetworking  socialgraph  webdev  webapps  web2.0  javascript  identity  open  networks  networking  myspace  facebook  blogging  blogs  applications  standards  technology  linkedin  webdesign 
november 2007 by robertogreco
Half an Hour: Stager, Logo and Web 2.0
"school reform won't work" "People are not just opting out of traditional education. They are also opting out of traditional business and traditional government."
connectivism  constructivism  stephendownes  future  learning  school2.0  schools  education  open  ivanillich  paulofreire  critique  society  web2.0  web  politics  policy  reform  lcproject  change 
september 2007 by robertogreco
Facebook is the new AOL (
"As it happens, we already have a platform on which anyone can communicate and collaborate with anyone else, individuals and companies can develop applications which can interoperate with one another through open and freely available tools, protocols, and
api  facebook  socialsoftware  technology  web2.0  open  networking  myspace  socialnetworks  smallpieceslooselyjoined  social  trends  platforms  aol  critique  kottke  comparison  walledgardens  socialnetworking  openness 
june 2007 by robertogreco

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