- A New Vision for Teaching Science: Scientific American – A very interesting article about strategies for addressing the horrid state of scientific and mathematical education of Americans. From the article: "The most effective teaching expands both the knowledge and the skills needed to engage with science authentically—that is, in a manner akin to how scientists work. To practice science in the classroom calls for problem- and project-based lessons, as well as considerable social interaction."
- Government 2.0: A tale of "risk, control, and trust" | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com – Dion does a nice roundup of recent events and challenges in the "Gov 2.0" space.
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- SpeakerRate – For all you public speakers out there: SpeakerRate is designed to help you promote the talks you’re giving – and get that critical feedback you’re seeking.
- Six ways to make Web 2.0 work – The McKinsey Quarterly – More about Enterprise 2.0 than Web 2.0, McKinsey provides a great business primer on how business leaders can leverage social tools to improve company performance. It is telling that of the six ways, 3 address organization culture, 2 address processes, and one addressed technology. Supporting again my assertion that culture is the biggest challenge of the E2.0 3-legged stool.
These are my links for February 29th through March 2nd:
- The state of RIA moves forward: Ajax, Silverlight, and JavaFX – Another dip in the geek end of the pool, but it is a great overview of current rich Internet application (RIA) tools that will be used to create the more engaging Web sites in the future. A handy bit of learning on Web tech.
- What Is WOA? It’s The Future of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) – Another article for the tech lover's from Dion Hinchcliffe. It explains the new term he created "WOA" that captures how SOA models need to open up as Web services. For the geekier in your orgs, this means more ways to access info.
- Cases 2.0 / Cases 2.0 – A great sight where anyone can record Enterprise 2.0 case studies. Only a few there so far, but will give insight into how companies are leveraging collaborative platforms for learning, knowledge sharing, and improved performance.