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    Massive Open Online Collaboration -dreams of what MOOC could be with thanks to Sir Fazle Abed

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      I would like to discuss ideas, particularly those Sir Fazle Abed of BRAC  quizzed with me, about MOOC. While most people think MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course or Curriculum - in my first of 3 chats about elearning with sir fazle abed of brac he asked me: if the other 3 letters MOO stand for the unique value multipliers of  being in the net generation why isn't C for Collaboration. And why not global health MOOC rock the world as  first most exciting viral celebration of post 2015 millennials

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        • Re: Massive Open Online Collaboration -dreams of what MOOC could be with thanks to Sir Fazle Abed

          here are some rough notes from our family's 43 years of journalising the biggest questions we could find about the internet as an open elearning revolution -special thanks since 1984 from New Zealand's Gordon Dryden www.thelearningweb.net whose best seller woke up 10 million chinese parents and whose 2010 update was contributed to the inaugural issue of the journal of social business

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          As far as I am aware open learning partnerships in world record job creation  (aka Entrepreneurial Revolution) of the net generation started in 1972 from opposite hemispheres:


          BRAC out of Bangladesh

          The Economist out of London

          By 1978 these discussions had led George Soros to start bottom-up philanthropy out of South Africa and Bill Drayton to start debating Social Entrepreneurship out of Washington DC . Soros timeline of contributions are unacknowledged in many places::

          South Africa 1978

          (2014 update from belcher/mandela elder partbers in free university


          With Gorbachev Open Society from 1992 (Gorbachev partnered with Club of Rome in Nobel Peace laureate Summits from 2000)

          With Muhammad Yunus Mobile Phone partnerships with villages poorest mothers  from 1996

          From 2008 radical remapping of economics from ground up ineteconomics.org

          20th open society celebrations with sir fazle abed and paul farmer Budapest Central European University 2012


          Here is a shortlist questions on open learning jobs creation which might be worth asking. We have been privili=eged to iterate these questions with Sir Fazle Abed whom the global education laureates summit WISE voted as their inaugural laureate


          A) Which topics most need revolution new millennial understanding if #2030 now goals are to be achieved by united millennials

          B) Who would you most like to MOOC with to end Poverty? NB explore interpretations of the acronym and every sort of action learning not just videos that could be linkedin

          C) What platforms does the internet linkin to (e)learning.

          D) How can this change education (the community win-win-wins between parents, teachers, and students) in every way that empowers youth job creation and worldwide sustainability

          E) What else? eg when mit media lad hosted a celebration of convergence entrepreneurs the head of sloan management's entrepreneurship curriculum applauded Nigeria's Flying Doctor's founder most not just for her most caring of innovations but for introducing the first follower video to professors who had never valued that diffusion dynamic before (and thats in MIT probably the most open source of all alumni networks of 21st C usa edu)


          A) Let's assume that global health is a topic of interest to anyone spending time in this collaboration space A1) What other practices does this converge with - eg just as Steve Jobs biographer value his convergence of 7 types of market- Bangladeshi microcredit began in pre-digital days with networks of disaster relief, health, safety, jobs training and finance. What its further  integrated in post-digital era since 1996 probably needs the social modeling idea of leapfrogging (10 times more value paradigms like cashless bank-a-billion previously unbanked, or solar energy for billion-previously off-grid ,,,)


          B) At overall level - who would you most like to MOOC with -Kim? Farmer? Porter? Sir fazle Abed? Larry Brilliant?

          In terms of specific disease solutions who would you like to MOOC with ...



          5 billion person esatellite Yazmi,com


          Yazmi could be the best news in 44 years of celebrating every way that elearning media can be the opposite of mass tv



          Khan academy always on-demand and per to peer learning competitions


          Apps that mobilise big data for access by smallest enterprises (see kim and jack ma discussion on this) -see eg telemedicine collaborations of community broadband- in usa these are led out of arkansas; please name other places around the world where such telemedicine partnerships are being celebrated with massive access to patients who were previously furthest from care centres

          Opposite segments of partnerships in MOOC -footnoted is an early menu from world bank's open learning campus see end game of training as job/livelihood empowerment not a certificate as such. They see the scaling opportunity of MOOC as connecting eg khan academy type coverage of youth summits and celebrating massive youth entrepreneurship competitions as valid half-term exercises (in those MOOCS where a live timeline is used to recursively improve the whole practice of learning)


          D) is a question we'd prefer to issue a particular challenge around -suppose health was regarded as a literacy at every grade and through ever public broadcaster- can you imagine empowering girls to be community's most trusted linkers in of health, nutrition, clean energy and other local flows of sustainability. Call such an overarching shift revolution in education "Nearly Free Nursing College" - how many hundreds of milllions of jobs would such empowerment link in as girls were celebrated as heroines in ending poverty



          we need help in improving this survey linked to one idea that 43 years of tracking has made evr more transparent- sustainability of the net generation depends on whether the internet is designed to be the smartest open education media in ever way the opposite to which television advertising was the most dumbing down and addictive media man ever designed


          Danny Boyle- 200/1 leaders of 2010s -youth's most productive generation

          FREEMARKET Role - Freedom to co-produce futures peoples wants




          october 2014 jottings:

          notes from USAID's 3rd annual meducation fair

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