Category Archives: collaborative computing

On becoming digital learning collaboratives

Unless we possess interdisciplinary knowledge and skills as individuals, we cannot fully address our needs to improve teaching and learning through the strategic use of digital resources. For those of us whose primary professional background is in IT, we may … Continue reading

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Collaborative reasoning with a social strategy

In my previous posts on the value of mental and physical models, I suggested that it is the dialog that we create between these two types of reasoning that helps us tackle the discovery of what is novel and complex: … Continue reading

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The Way We Connect

In my travel to Spain to do research for a book on that topic, I journeyed through the north to Santiago de Compostela and by staying in a small inn outside of the city (the terminus of The Way of … Continue reading

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Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course

Here is a Web-based version of my ICERI10 conference presentation on the topic: Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phiceri2010pres1.htm This Web-based PowerPoint presentation (optimized for the Internet Explorer browser) describes a curriculum innovation that provides an authentic … Continue reading

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Strategic Networking: Internet as Innovation – The Second Wave

Although it’s still early in its revision, the Strategic Networking book is being collaboratively written with my co-author Gene De Libero. After some juggling with procedures for formatting and versioning, we are achieving this in a highly interactive manner online … Continue reading

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Google’s Last Wave (RIP)

Google’s last Wave has struck the beach. It’s hard to untangle what may have contributed to it: the lack of reaching a critical mass of adopters, or not communicating with external email applications, or aspects of its interface that were … Continue reading

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Making music with tabletop computing

We have seen them in many familiar places – the ubiquitous surface computing interfaces that show us the changing weather and events with the swipe of a hand over the surface of a large vertical display. Surface computing – now … Continue reading

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Riding the Crest of Change

In 1996, as I wrote the Introduction to a book that my co-author (Gene De Libero) and I would call Strategic Networking, I wanted to capture in words what I could about the innovation that was then in an early … Continue reading

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Catch the (Google) Wave!

Video from Google I/O 2009 Conference: It is an understatement to say that Google is changing the way we use the Web. It is now true for the way their Google Wave (open-source) software platform with its real-time software tools … Continue reading

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Palimpsest and the read-write Web

In this post and its thread of comments, I invite discussion about the nature of the “palimpsest” as a cognitive artifact as well as the relationship between annotation traditions and the media and technology that support them: from cave walls and manuscripts to wikis, … Continue reading

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