Folksonomies, memes and misunderstanding

Learning with e's

Taking issue with it in his blogpost he says: "A folksonomy loses its qualities as a folksonomy once you have someone 'organising' it, and will quickly become a taxonomy." Memes are units of information or ideas that are transmitted from mind to mind through speech, written word or, more than likely in the digital age, through a social network. The Holistic Web blogpost Taxonomy vs Folksonomy says it all really - a taxonomy is predictable, whereas a folksonomy is flexible.

Museums and Folksonomies

Skilful Minds

A folksonomy results from distinct ways of organizing cultural categories developed from the tags, keywords, people use to describe specific content, or services, on the web. The emphasis in folksonomies is on organizing data, not making friends. social networking Tags: Customer Communities Social Networks Web 2.0

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The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. tools include popular applications such as blogs, wikis and podcasting; social networking sites such as FaceBook and LinkedIn; photo and videosharing services such as Flickr and YouTube; familiar utilities such as RSS feeds, social tagging (e.g. 2002) The Network Society.

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#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. 40years blogging education FaceBook folksonomies learning social media tagging Technology TwitterPrevious posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning.

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

collaborative tagging, social networking, mash-ups, and wikis), lightweight representation of semantics and metadata is used in the form of folksonomies, user comments, and ratings. Collaborative tagging and folksonomies for multimedia learning objects. Semantic social networking in multimedia-based learning environments. YouTube multimedia Folksonomy e-learning Meta tagging user generated content semantic web mobile learning ontologies Web 2.0

Learning pathways

Learning with 'e's

The advent of social media, mobile communications and digital media facilitate large, unbounded personal learning networks that mimic the characteristics of rhizomes. There is also evidence that learning communities informally decide their own priorities, often observed in the emerging folksonomies that result when digital content is organised, shared and curated. Folksonomy heutagogy education knowledge learning school rhizome

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Building Your Upskilling Strategy: Data vs. People

Degreed

A peek at their data shows, maybe unsurprisingly, that the top jobs include data scientist, solutions architect, and network development engineer. We’ve all learned lessons since COVID began impacting the way we live, work, and think about the future.

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

folksonomy rather than standardization. Discussion of Communities of Practice vs. Networks. Is there any difference in microlearning in a CoP vs. network? These are my live blogged notes from Janet Clarey’s LearnTrends session on Microlearning. My side comments are in italics. Official description: Microlearning: Beyond Learning Objects and Just-in-time Performance Support.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/10/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

The changing conception of knowledge, the idea of knowing (and learning) as a network phenomenon, and how that changes how we should approach metadata and in particular learning object metadata. Folksonomy: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mess (podcast). Discussion of variouss topics important to folksonomies. Visual Literacy. Incongruities intensify meaning by creating contrasts or juxtapositions that stimulate the emotions, the intellect and imagination.

Data, People, or Something In Between: Clearing Your Path to Career Mobility

Degreed

A peek at their data shows, maybe unsurprisingly, that the top jobs include data scientist, solutions architect, and network development engineer. There are many lessons we’ve learned from COVID-19 and its impact on the way we live, work, and think about the future.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

When you look at the keywords on the left you see things like: Social Learning (356) Social Media (411) Twitter (725) Google Wave (22) Camtasia (76) Adobe Captivate (71) Social Network (460) Now, the content set in this case are highly skewed towards innovators as compared to the topic sets being used by my past analysis (training conferences). I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/1/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Education Podcast Network. The Education Podcast Network is "an effort to bring together into one place, the wide range of podcast programming that may be helpful to teachers. Folksonomies? Human Performance: If you don't find it often, you often don't find it. In some sequences of images, an item would be present half the time, and the volunteers missed only 7 percent of them.

Learning theories for the digital age

Learning with 'e's

How can we for example describe learning activities such as blogging, social networking, crowd sourced learning, or user generated content such as Wikipedia and YouTube using older theories? How might we begin to understand the issues surrounding folksonomies, peer learning, or collaborative informal learning that seem to occur spontaneously, outside the classroom, spanning the entire globe - using old theories that were written to describe what happens in a classroom?

Learning Solutions day 3: Saved the best for the last #LS2011

Challenge to Learn

The first two days were mostly about networking, but today I was able to attend three sessions and the last keynote. And if that is not enough they connected these two to Ontologies, Taxonomies, Folksonomies and controled vocabularies. Today was incredible, my best conference day ever (and I have been to a few conferences). In the morning I attended 4 great sessions, the conference ended at noon. After that I walked to a mall and did some shopping.

Next generation learning

Learning with 'e's

Social media are enabling learners everywhere to connect and work together with each other, forming convenient communities and networks of shared interest. has seen as shift toward user generated content, and the emergent property of folksonomies. Here I do not refer to any hard artificial intelligence model of computation, but rather a description of the manner in which networked, intelligent systems respond to the needs of individual learners within vast communities of practice.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/16/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Folksonomy' Carries Classifieds Beyond SWF and 'For Sale' - New York Times. NETWORKING sites on the Web started as online personal ads, and most are still built around the desire to meet people. But there is a new, rapidly growing generation of networking sites built around purposes, not people. October 16, 2005. Reflections. Awakening Faith in an Alternative Future" by Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers.

Finders keepers, losers weepers

Clive on Learning

The alternative, of course, is a bottom-up effort whereby users apply their own tags to online content, evolving in the process what are now commonly known as folksonomies. Peter quotes David Sifry: Unlike rigid taxonomy schemes that people dislike, the ease of tagging for personal organisation with social incentives leads to a rich and discoverable folksonomy. A while back, someone (I think it was Jay Cross ) posted about Ambient Findability by Peter Morville.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. Social networking and social bookmarking for health librarians. The Network Society. This is a continuation from yesterday''s post on changing roles , disruptive innovation and the survival of higher education. Changing Times It is now time to take stock.

EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

I met some old friends and forged closer collaborations, and also met some new and interesting colleagues, whom I will be working with in the future - this a real strength of EDEN - bringing together e-Learning professionals and enabling them to network. Tom Wambeke's (KATHO, Belgium) session entitled 'Educational Blogging: in search of a general taxonomy', concluded that folksonomies were less hierarchical and more appropriate measures of blogs.

Twitter ye not

Learning with e's

That's the power of the social network. The power of Twitter lies in filtering a personal network rather than in preformed groups which you do not have control over. We want folksonomy not heirarchy. This time yesterday I searched Twitter Groups to see if anyone had created an Edublog group I could join. I didn't find one. So I created one myself called Edubloggers. If I hadn't done so, it would only have been a matter of time before someone else did.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

What might a PKM program in your organization look like, and how can it leverage social networking tools? This panel shows how individuals and organizations are successfully implementing and gaining value from a PKM strategy that includes social networking tools. Johnson discusses enterprise social networking best practices and illustrates their engagement, usage and returns to the enterprise.

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December's BIG QUESTION!!! Part I

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Podcasting, videocasting, Corporate YouTube, Tagging, folksonomies vs. taxonomies, social networking, are a few of the elements that make up the new ecosystem we called Learning2.0. What will you remember most about 2006? I've been planning my year in review post and just noticed THE BIG QUESTION. 2006 has been a GREAT year! I have several events to be remembered but most importantly 2006 will be remembered as the year of The Learning Triad: blogs, wikis, and RSS.