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June 03, 2008

Warm-up Event

June 03, 2008

The June online community event is taking shape with plans for digital storytelling and patterns workshops, twitter feeds and, of course, the ever popular radio bazaar and social events.  There's a focus on users, how we represent their perspectives and stories and the differences between them, and we have a great lineup of speakers to set the scene each ...

From: Isobel Falconer - Read more

Upcoming

June 03, 2008

It's a grey and dreary day here, so it's great to be able to swing by the Emerge site and see how things are moving forward. Things are noticeably more lively than usual over here, and it's great to see so many members sharing resources, information, news and asking important questions. If your project isn't bringing it's off site ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

May 27, 2008

EMERGE Community June Event: Exploring User 2.0: the shape of future users, 23, 24, 25 June

May 27, 2008

Please Book Now for this event  We all have experience of users to draw on.  The conference is about sharing our stories with other projects, drawing on their experience and reflecting on what we have learnt.  We are at the stage of shaping the programme, so please have a look at the theme and outline and contact Isobel with ...

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April 23, 2008

user engagement - emergent behaviours

April 23, 2008

We're collecting user engagement stories - it'll only take 5 mins.  I've just been in the participatory technologies online session where we had 4 great mini case studies of pedagogic uses of web2.0.  As Jim pointed out, they all showed unanticipated outcomes - the problem as initially defined, did'nt define the outcomes and behaviours emerged.  I'm wondering whether in ...

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December 13, 2007

Emerge: What's it all about? Part 2

December 13, 2007

For people who are new to the U&I Programme and Emerge Project or thinking about joining the project team, I have been writing a number of orientation posts. The recruiting announcement is here, the first "What's it all about?" post is here, and my welcome to new teams is here. (There is also a presentation on SlideShare).In my first ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

June 11, 2007

JISC study on Web 2.0 Content Sharing for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

June 11, 2007

The final report on Web 2.0 Content Sharing for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education is available on the JISC web site at ... report provides a brief definition of Web 2.0 and exemplars of institutional practice in the supply of Web 2.0 services. The report then provides discussions of content creation and sharing via Web 2.0 services, ...

From: Mark van Harmelen - Read more

May 17, 2007

Draft Web 2.0 report for community comment

May 17, 2007

After burning much midnight oil, Tom Franklin and I have finished a draft of our report on Web 2.0 Content Sharing for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. This draft is for community comment prior to submission to the JISC. The report covers:A brief discussion of what Web 2.0 is, together with some discussion of Web 2.0 systems that ...

From: Mark van Harmelen - Read more

May 08, 2007

Social Science & Web2 conference: last call for papers!

May 08, 2007

The deadline is this Friday. I'm going to submit on a project I'm working on about school aged learners use of Social Networks (& keep my fingers crossed!)Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0:
5th & 6th September 2007
National Science Learning Centre (NSLC), the University of York, U.K.

A 2-day event organised by the Social Informatics Research Unit (SIRU), Department of
Sociology, ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more