All Posts Tagged "3rdspace"

Minecraft “crafting table”

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The genius of Minecraft is that the game does not specify how this is done….The game’s core activity is the creation of new materials and objects through the arrangement of more basic substances in specific patterns on a “crafting table,” represented in … Continue reading →
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Toolkits for Inquiry

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What happens, then, is that each individual develops a certain repertoire of process capabilities from which he selects and adapts those that will compose the processes that he executes. This repertoire is like a tool kit, and just as the … Continue reading →
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Mentored Simulated Experiences

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Learning, I will mention one more time, involves doing, which involves trying and failing, and which is best done under the guidance of something called a teacher (who helps you improve your work.) If a computer and the web are … Continue reading →
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As we may think, together

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Machines with interchangeable parts can now be constructed with great economy of effort. In spite of much complexity, they perform reliably. … The world has arrived at an age of cheap complex devices of great reliability; and something is bound to … Continue reading →
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As We May Think…

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A memex is a device in which an individual  stores all his books, records and communications and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an enlarged supplement to his memory. In this first nugget I am going to focus on the first ideas/phrases that came to […]
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New Courses and New Play Things

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Interesting days here on the fourth floor of the Academic Learning Commons at VCU.  Today was the roll out of our institution’s first MOOC – Thought Vectors in Concept Space.  CogDog (Alan Levine) and Tom Woodward have been creating magic side by side for the past week – developing a single platform in which six […]
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A Quiry Into Speed Reading Leads to “Associative Trails”

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I will be engaging in the new online course titled Living the Dreams: Digital Investigation and Unfettered Minds. This course is informed by the work of Doug Engelbart, Ted Nelson, Alan Kay, and Adele Goldberg. Engelbart’s term “thought vectors in concept space” as a guiding concept in the living and learning that will take place […]
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Connecting with #thoughtvectors

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 Exciting times here at VCU… the new cMOOC: UNIV 200: Inquiry and the Craft of Argument launched a couple of hours ago. I am looking forward to participating and learning along with the rest of the group as we explore the ideas of Doug Engelbart, Vannevar Bush, Ted Nelson and Alan Kay  among others…  
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Navigating the Visitors—-Residents Continuum

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I recently came across a set of videos and articles from @daveowhite that counter Mark Prensky’s conceptions of the digital native/immigrant divide. White argues against Prensky’s conception of age as a framework for understanding how people engage with the web. White suggests that the use of digital technologies is about what tools you are most comfortable with and […]
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30-Day Challenge – Day 28 – Class Knowledge Sharing Paradox

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Harold Jarche blogged about the knowledge sharing paradox today.  He defined this paradox as one where: “….enterprise social tools can constrain what they are supposed to enhance. People will freely share their knowledge if they remain in control of it because knowledge is a very personal thing. Knowledge workers care about what they need to get work […]
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Section 76!

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Danh's Mind

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 2, Intimacy

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via: Section 76!

I don’t want to end the semester with my series unfinished so I will do […] Read More

Nuggeting Sources

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via: Univ 200

“As a prisoner, I could not access the Web directly. Staff members oversaw policies that […] Read More

Connecting Nuggets

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via: Not So Far Far Away...

Fisheries and sustainable resources of the ocean are important. Roughly 25% of the protein used […] Read More

Nuggeting sources

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via: morgan jacobs

This source– I actually found when doing research for a course I am taking about […] Read More