Wall of Ideas

Space for sharing 'big 'or 'not so big' ideas...

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Andreia Inamorato Dos Santos
4 December 2009

Did you just have an idea for OLnet? So this is the place to come and share it with the team!

This Wall was inspired by the Wall fo Ideas of the P2PU, by Philipp Schmidt... it's all about remix!

 

Contact details: a.i.santos@open.ac.uk

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Andreia Inamorato Dos Santos
12:07pm 7 December 2009


During our trial session on Elluminate today Giota proposed another way of having a Wall of Ideas - and that's by using the whiteboard feature of the tool. Something to keep in mind - thanks Giota!

Giota Alevizou
12:08pm 7 December 2009


A brief reflection from this morning's Eluminate test-session: I think the tool is quite fun and certainly appropriate for virtual workshops, presentations and demonstrations, as it combines discussion / voting tools and components for sharing and interaction (white board, app sharing, desktop sharing). 

It is not very intuitive to start with, and it may require participants to have a go and familiarise themselves in 'test-sessions'. But unlinke FM, it has some interactive features (i.e. the shared whiteboard), that may work well for playing out 'the wall of ideas' scenario.

Giota Alevizou
12:08pm 7 December 2009 (Edited 12:09pm 7 December 2009)


OMG Andreia, what was this? telepathy? we posted the same comment within a minute lol

Andreia Inamorato Dos Santos
12:11pm 7 December 2009


he he he :-)

Giota Alevizou
12:12pm 7 December 2009


Counter-reflecting: Cloudworks is a great place to keep a public and archived record of ideas. Besides it allows for elaboration and discussion. Perhaps Eluminate can help brainstorming during webminars...?

Rebecca Galley
1:11pm 7 December 2009


You could save the Elluminate whiteboard as a .jpeg or similar and embed it in the activity Cloud. I really like the idea of a wall of ideas on the whiteboard :)

Andreia Inamorato Dos Santos
2:01pm 7 December 2009


Yes, that's somehting I will try and will post it here as a test... Thanks, Rebecca!

Giselle Ferreira
2:36pm 7 December 2009


this is one suggestion of the 'not-so-big' (yet academically-interesting) variety: a study tracing the evolution of the OER movement (following some comments to OER + HE discussion)

Anna De Liddo
11:21am 8 December 2009


Giselle, I don't understand what the 'not so big' is. Is it something that came out during the Eluminate session? I messed it so I am struggling to understand. Can you explain please :)? Thanks a lot

Giselle Ferreira
11:41am 8 December 2009


hi Anna - you're right, that ended up a bit cryptic ;-) This emerged from a discussion yesterday (Activity 1 cloud) with Giota following Andreia's prompt questions, when we were talking about some of the assumptions of the UNESCO toolkit. Originally I thought that tracing the 'history' of the OER movement wasn't such a 'big' idea because some of it is already re-told (in Section 1 of the Toolkit itself), but in the discussion the idea got unpacked a bit as Giota moved my brain from historiography to discourse analysis.

As I say, 'not-so-big', just academically interesting ;-)

Anna De Liddo
2:14pm 8 December 2009


GOT IT! Thanks a lot Giselle!

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