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SociO. EDUCATION. Collective intelligence. Types of collective intelligence Collective intelligence is shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration, collective efforts, and competition of many individuals and appears in consensus decision making.

Collective intelligence

The term appears in sociobiology, political science and in context of mass peer review and crowdsourcing applications. It may involve consensus, social capital and formalisms such as voting systems, social media and other means of quantifying mass activity. Collective IQ is a measure of collective intelligence, although it is often used interchangeably with the term collective intelligence. Collective intelligence has also been attributed to bacteria[1] and animals.[2] Collective intelligence strongly contributes to the shift of knowledge and power from the individual to the collective. History[edit] Dimensions[edit] Ple. All in the Telling. Presentation tools and collaborative platforms. NewEd. About Education. Curate Content Research. Wiki World. Go Team! NeWeb Teams.

Internetworking. Crowd Source Controls. Collaborative education. Learning Lab Network. More About the Sandbox - the sandbox project. More About the Sandbox Project Activism beyond the Interface: the sandbox project is a community art project by Alessandra Renzi and Roberta Buiani consisting of a series of production labs and collaborative interventions in different cities (Toronto, Berlin, Montreal, Sao Paolo, New York).

More About the Sandbox - the sandbox project

The project invites activists, artists and techies to reflect upon the coexistence of diverse tactics, strategies and performative actions gathered under the umbrella term “activism”. The labs filter this inquiry through the production of multimedia interventions – community radio and television shows, multimedia performance, etc.– to foster an environment that prioritises collaboration, sharing and thinking together. We believe that this format can be instrumental in shaping new conversations about coexisting and intersecting communities, while allowing all groups involved to become more familiar with each others’ practices. Why a sandbox? CoP: Best Practices.

By Etienne Wenger [Published in the "Systems Thinker," June 1998] You are a claims processor working for a large insurance company.

CoP: Best Practices

You are good at what you do, but although you know where your paycheck comes from, the corporation mainly remains an abstraction for you. The group you actually work for is a relatively small community of people who share your working conditions. It is with this group that you learn the intricacies of your job, explore the meaning of your work, construct an image of the company, and develop a sense of yourself as a worker. You are an engineer working on two projects within your business unit.

You are a CEO and, of course, you are responsible for the company as a whole. We now recognize knowledge as a key source of competitive advantage in the business world, but we still have little understanding of how to create and leverage it in practice. We frequently say that people are an organization's most important resource. Defining Communities of Practice Dr. Communities of practice. The term “community of practice” is of relatively recent coinage, even though the phenomenon it refers to is age-old.

Communities of practice

The concept has turned out to provide a useful perspective on knowing and learning. A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are now focusing on communities of practice as a key to improving their performance.This brief and general introduction examines what communities of practice are and why researchers and practitioners in so many different contexts find them useful as an approach to knowing and learning. What are communities of practice? Note that this definition allows for, but does not assume, intentionality: learning can be the reason the community comes together or an incidental outcome of member’s interactions.

Not everything called a community is a community of practice. Safe and simple blogs for your students. The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future. Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article written by Katie Lepi that originally appeared on June 7th, 2014.

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future

We believe this information is still highly relevant, but we wanted to update it with the latest thinking. To do that, we invited writer Michael Sledd to take the reins. Education has traditionally focused on the basic “3Rs” of reading, writing and arithmetic. However, as the ever increasing pace of technological innovation drives changes in the world, educators must re-evaluate whether the skills they teach truly provide their students with the best opportunities to succeed in school, the workforce, and in life overall. This naturally leads to the question of what those skills are or will be, and while there are other excellent suggestions out there, Pearson’s 2014 edition of “The Learning Curve” report lists the 8 skills below as those most necessary to succeed in the 21st century. Understanding and Teaching These Skills Leadership Digital Literacy Communication The U.S. How the Crowd Is Solving an 800-Year-Old Mystery - Karim R. Lakhani and Kevin J. Boudreau.

By Karim R.

How the Crowd Is Solving an 800-Year-Old Mystery - Karim R. Lakhani and Kevin J. Boudreau

Lakhani and Kevin J. Boudreau | 12:00 PM April 17, 2013 Indiana Jones, the great (fictional) archaeologist, used his own brains and creativity to tackle the toughest intellectual puzzles in his quest for the Holy Grail. Indy’s self-reliance represents the dominant approach to tough problems, i.e. individuals and organizations look to themselves for the solution. Today, this self-reliance is giving way to a new approach: globally dispersed crowds, often numbering in the thousands, are being engaged to help solve problems at a scale, speed, and scope that dwarfs traditional efforts. Creating a collaborative learning environment.