We’re joined for a chat with Giulia Forsythe, Nancy White, and Zach Davis to talk about the role of the social artist in learning communities and how visual artistry as well as other social artistry can help bridge communities of practice and engage users.
Quite possibly the largest MOOC ever with 145,000 students has begun at Stanford and Tim Owens is participating within that group. In this episode he gives viewers a look at the interface and Jim and Tim talk about some of the potential pitfalls and downsides of trying to scale a community of that size to create meaningful discussion and interaction. Oh yeah, and there’s badges!
In this episode Grant Potter, who is the mastermind behind ds106radio, talks a bit about the next step for the community radio station that has been running for almost a year now. The new system will allow for conference calls between multiple people that go live to the radio automatically, as well as a toll-free 888 number to call in.