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Group Projects and Online Collaboration

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In 1987 Chickering & Gamson published the now famous �Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.� These principles are based on the perspective that the goal of a proper undergraduate education should be active, cooperative, and challenging. encourage student-faculty contact encourage cooperation among students encourage active/engaged learning give prompt feedback emphasize time on task communicate high expectations respect diverse talents and ways of learning The TEI.2007 course is structured to apply these good practices to Technology Enhanced Instruction using the Catalyst / Moodle course management system.
The software is designed to be able to efficiently handle projects with several terabytes of content and hundreds of thousands of hits per second. Because Wikipedia is one of the world's largest websites, achieving scalability through multiple layers of caching and database replication has also been a major concern for developers. Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects continue to define a large part of the requirement set for MediaWiki. The software is highly customizable, with more than 600 configuration settings and more than 1,500 extensions available for enabling various features to be added or changed. 4 More than 600 ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
The Power of Design: Crowdsourcing vs Collaboration - Corazon y Mente
Collaboration is distinct from the concept of crowdsourcing. Jeff Howe, an editor at Wired magazine, coined the term crowdsourcing [Noveck's emphasis] to describe the burgeoning phenomenon of "taking a job traditionally performed by a designated agent (usually an employee) and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call." (He does use Peer-to-Patent as his one public sector example.)  But whereas crowdsourcing generally refers to aggregating the responses of individuals across a network, collaborative democracy aspires to the kind of intentional peer production and shared ... market research, surveys and trends
SES Toronto - Marketing & IT Collaboration: How To Bring Them ...
It’s a common story: an online marketing professional returns from a conference full of exciting new ideas and tactics, only to fail at selling those ideas internally.  In many cases, marketing and IT/development professionals don’t always understand each other, and as a result potentially high value projects stall out and never see the light of day. How can you get your marketing and IT teams working together?  The following panel of speakers moderated by Tracy Falke, Social Media Specialist at Freestyle Interactive tackle the subject matter: Jonathan Allen, Director, SearchEngineWatch Puneet Bhasin, Independent IT Consultant, ... market research, surveys and trends

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GROUP PROJECTS AND ONLINE COLLABORATION

The Future of Online Teaching and Learning in Higher Education ...
Institutions of higher education have increasingly embraced online education, and the number of students enrolled in distance programs is rapidly rising in colleges and universities throughout the United States. In response to these changes in enrollment demands, many states, institutions, and organizations have been working on strategic plans to implement online education. At the same time, misconceptions and myths related to the difficulty of teaching and learning online, technologies available to support online instruction, the support and compensation needed for high-quality instructors, and the needs of online students ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Online Social Networking And Education: Study Reports On New ...
Verizon has just published a data-rich survey dissecting social and education related activity patterns by American students. ...And the results are more than interesting. As you may expect traditional academic institutions have generally resisted the influence and increasingly pervasive presence of social networking activities in the life of their students, but recently, the same institutions have had to look with new eyes at all of the aspects and consequences of this new modes of technological socialization sweeping the younger generations. The data that has emerged from the NSBA survey leaves no doubt as to how important ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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East Hill notes: Cornell's final strategic plan now online
The final version of the university's Strategic Plan -- developed through "Reimagining Cornell" -- is accessible at www.cornell.edu/reimagining . This document outlines a series of specific objectives and actions in several areas, including "Outreach and Public Engagement" and "Staff and Organizational Stewardship." In a related story on the Reimagining site, Provost Kent Fuchs says collaboration, not centralization, will be the watchword going forward. The deadline for submissions to this year's Cornell Civic Leader Fellowship Program is June 30. This annual initiative -- sponsored by the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Tom's of Maine and River Network Announce 2010 River Heroes Awards
/PRNewswire/ -- Protecting and restoring rivers and other waters is vital to the health of our country and communities. At River Network's recent annual National River Rally conference, a pioneering group of clean water heroes came together to collaborate on innovative new ways to protect the nation's water. In addition, this year's River Heroes Awards ceremony, sponsored by Tom's of Maine, celebrated six remarkable water protectors and the victories of their campaigns.   This year's River Heroes honorees are: Keith Pitzer , Friends of the Cheat, West Virginia – The late Keith Pitzer was an ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

The Benefits and Limitations of Online Group Work in a Teacher ...
the main benefits of online collaboration involves metacognition. ..... implementing online group projects. Among the difficulties and frustration ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Collaborating in Electronic Learning Communities Ava S. Miller EdD ...
activities like group projects, simulations, and debates contribute to personal meaning making. The online collaborative community is the essence of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Group Project Introduction
Don�t bore me. If you are going to stand up and lecture me from your yellowing notes, put it on a disk, and I will take it home and read it on my time. Use an electronic forum or presentation- music, video, computer-based tutorials, visual peripherals - not just lecture. This set of lessons is intended to be used either alone or as part of a larger course. It was developed to help faculty design and implement group projects as an online collaborative activity Collaborative learning projects must be designed to ensure that participants are able to come together as a team, work through the tasks, and produce a ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Google Answers: online collaboration and project management
I would like to find the best alternatives to www.projectplace.com, included the free alternatives for online collaboration and project management. Subject: Re: online collaboration and project management Answered By: muhammad-ga on 19 Aug 2005 05:14 PDT Hello! Please find below information about Priced & Free/OpenSource online project management software available. I have also included a list of websites which include information and reviews about project management software. PRICED ====== 1. Intellisys project management software. http://www.webintellisys.com/ 2. 3f Software Planner 2005 ...
Project Management/Group Collaboration Software? | LinkedIn ...
I'm looking for good software to manage group projects and collaboration. File storage, shared calendars, discussion boards, etc. Would prefer it be online and not be overly pricey. we're using huddle now and find it to be a bit cumbersome. Does anyone have any recommendations? posted 1 month ago in Project Management | Closed Share This Seasoned project manager specialising in change management, software implementations & Non Profits. Liquidplanner addict see all my answers Best Answers in: Planning (3), Mentoring (2), Non-profit Management (2), Project Management (2), Budgeting (1), Business Analytics (1), Change ...