We had an IEC departmental meeting yesterday, with all kinds of interesting ideas being floated about how to move forwards. (For outsiders: the Institute for Educational Cybernetics is the department at Bolton that hosts CETIS). I'm now sure there is room for new development of an approach to technology dissemination that we could consider.
At the CETIS 2009 conference on Wednesday we built a consensus model on the floor -- or at least, made a lot of progress towards one -- connected to competence, using traffic cones, string, paper, pens and staplers.
Is there a useful, simple, easily understandable set of categories (or "top ontology" ) for helping people know what kind of thing they are thinking of when doing conceptual modelling or concept maps?
I started to think about this kind of thing when writing my book on e-portfolios, because I wanted a decent basis for discussion [...]
You've probably noticed for quite a while that many of us now apply considerable caution at being invited to join a new list, a new forum, a new network, a new way of interacting, or anything similar. Not surprising, I agree. But until now I didn't have a good formulation of why. I've just read [...]