Donald Clark - Dumbness of Crowds - Hmmmm
JANUARY 26, 2007
I generally agree with what Donald has to say, but on this post, I think he's right about collaboration vs. independent work, but draws a bad conclusion: Donald Clark Plan B: Dumbness of Crowds. activities are more independent actions of individuals than true collaborative work (team work) on a work product. This is true in most project teams. You don't have everyone work on the same part of the document at the same time. Rather, you divide the work, and bring it together. First - I tend to agree with Donald that most Web 2.0
TCC08: Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?
APRIL 17, 2008
Wikipedia. Important to teach students collaborative skills to prepare for work. Teams are goal-directed. Wikis make it very clear who did what–always a problem with group work for grading. Wikis have more work application for students too. Presenters: Alice Bedard-Voorhees, Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA. Lisa Cheney-Steen, Colorado Community College System, Denver, Colorado, USA. Starting with an intro to Web 2.0. New tools pop up all the time. Why not just use the features in your LMS? Information or Presentation. Blogs.
New Work and New Work Skills
OCTOBER 20, 2008
really was all about new work skills - skills we should be learning. Actually, it's also about the fact that there's not really new work as much as there is new work skills. Work Skills Changing Most of us who used to use these things know somewhat know that they really aren't in use anymore. In presentations, I often will cite this as an example of the kinds of changes in work skills that have occurred and are constantly occurring. A big part of education is learning how to do research and really that's where you learn the foundations of knowledge work.