"Good faith collaboration"
Reagle, J. M. (2010). Good faith collaboration: The culture of Wikipedia, MIT Press.
Writings about fun and boredom
Kano, J. (1995/2013). The Contribution of Judo to Education.
Pale King, unfinished novel, by David Foster Wallace
On the Poverty of Student Life, by Mustapha Khayati
The structure of learning
Check out work by Bruce Tuckman, Gilly Salmon, Ken Wilber, Martin Oliver, Gráinne Conole, Ruth Deakin-Crick, Howard Gardner, and Mihaly Csíkszentmihályi.
Simon Sinek, Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action, Penguin Books, 2011
Case Study: 5PH1NX
Senge, Peter. "The fifth discipline: The art and science of the learning organization." New York: Currency Doubleday (1990).
Alexandrian Design Patterns
Article, "Manifesto 1991" by Christopher Alexander, Progressive Architecture, July 1991, pp. 108--112, provides a brief summary of Alexander's ideas in the form of a critique of mainstream architecture. Many of the same sorts of critical points would carry over to mainstream education. Some highlights are excerpted here.
The Origins of Pattern Theory, the Future of the Theory, And The Generation of a Living World, Christopher Alexander's talk at the 1996 ACM Conference on Object-Oriented Programs, Systems, Languages and Applications (OOPSLA)
OpenHatch.org, "an open source community aiming to help newcomers find their way into free software projects."
Why do newcomers abandon open source software projects? (sildes by Igor Steinmacher and coauthors)
Cavallo, David. "Emergent design and learning environments: Building on indigenous knowledge." IBM Systems Journal 39.3.4 (2000): 768-781.
Convening a Group
Engeström, Y. (1999). Innovative learning in work teams: Analyzing cycles of knowledge creation in practice. In Y. Engeström, R. Miettinen & R.-L-. Punamäki (Eds.), Perspectives on activity theory, (pp. 377-404). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
Gersick, C. (1988). Time and transition in work teams: Toward a new model of group development. Academy of Management Journal 31 (Oct.): 9-41.
Mimi Ito's observations about manga fan groups co-learning Japanese
Rheingold U, MindAmp groups
Shneiderman, B. (2007). Creativity support tools: accelerating discovery and innovation. Commun. ACM 50, 12 (December 2007), 20-32.
Scheidel, T. M., & Crowell, L. (1964). Idea development in small discussion groups. Quarterly Journal of Speech, 50, 140-145.
Scheidel, T. M., & Crowell, L. (1979), Discussing and Deciding - A Desk Book for Group Leaders and Members, Macmillan Publishing
Ozturk and Simsek, "Of Conflict in Virtual Learning Communiities in the Context of a Democratic Pedagogy: A paradox or sophism?," in Proceedings of the Networked Learning Conference, 2012, Maastricht. Video or text.
Paragogy Handbook, How to Organize a MOOC
Cathy Davidson et al., How a Class Becomes a Community
For pointers to tools for your classroom, check out:
Adding Structure with Activities
The d.school Bootcamp Bootleg (CC-By-NC-SA) includes lots of fun activities to try. Can you crack the code and define new ones that are equally cool?
Puzio, R. S. (2005). "On free math and copyright bottlenecks." Free Culture and the Digital Library Symposium Proceedings.
Peer Education: Training of Trainers Manual; UN Interagency Group on Young Peoples Health
Co Facilitating: Advantages & Potential Disadvantages. J. Willam Pfeifer and John E Johnes
Summary of John Heron's model of the role of facilitators
Carl Rogers, Core Conditions and Education, Encyclopedia of Informal Education
Peer Mediation, Study Guides and Strategies
Co-Facilitation: The Advantages and Challenges, Canadian Union of Public Employees
Barrett-Lennard, G. T. (1998) Carl Roger's Helping System. Journey and Substance, London: Sage
5 Pillars of Wikipedia, from Wikipedia
Training the Force (2002) US Army Field Manual #FM 7-0 (FM 25-100)
Learning Reimagined: Participatory, Peer, Global, Online, by Howard Rheingold
Research Gate is a network dedicated to science and research, in which members connect, collaborate and discover scientific publications, jobs and conferences.
Creating and Facilitating Peer Support Groups, by The Community Tool Box
Facilitation Tips, by Villanova University
Herding Passionate Cats: The Role of Facilitator in a Peer Learning Process, by Pippa Buchanan
Reflective Peer Facilitation: Crafting Collaborative Self-Assessment, by Dale Vidmar, Southern Oregon University Library
Effective Co-Facilitation, by Everywoman's Center, University of Massachussetts
Morgan, C. and M. O'Reilly. (1999). Assessing Open and distance learners. London: Kogan Page Limited.
Schmidt, J. P., Geith, C., Håklev, S. and J. Thierstein. (2009). Peer-To-Peer Recognition of Learning in Open Education. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Volume 10, Number 5.
Reijo Miettinen and Jaakko Virkkunen, Epistemic Objects, Artifacts and Organizational Change, Organization, May 2005, 12: 437-456.
Technologies, Services, and Platforms
Irene Greif and Sunil Sarin (1987): Data Sharing in Group Work, ACM Transactions on Office Information Systems, vol. 5, no. 2, April 1987, pp. 187-211.
Irene Greif (ed.) (1988): Computer-Supported Cooperative Work: A Book of Readings, San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufman.
Irene Greif (1988): Remarks in panel discussion on "CSCW: What does it mean?", CSCW `88. Proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, September 26-28, 1988, Portland, Oregon, ACM, New York, NY.
Kammersgaard, J., Four Different Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction. International Journal of Man-Machine Studies 28(4): 343-362 (1988)
DeSanctis, G. and Poole, M. S. 1994, 'Capturing the complexity in advanced technology use: Adaptive structuration theory', Organisation Science, vol. 5, no. 2, p. 121-47.
Norman, D. A. 1986, 'Cognitive engineering', in Norman, D. A. and Draper, S. W., (eds) User Centered System Design: New Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction, pp. 31-61. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates.
Vessey, I. and Galletta, D. 1991, 'Cognitive fit: An empirical study of information acquisition', Information Systems Research, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 63-84.
Howard Rheingold's webconferencing bookmarks on Delicious.
Additional Tips from an open source perspective
Care of User:Neophyte on the Teaching Open Source wiki.
The Art of Community
The Open Source Way
Rheingold, H. Why use forums? Social Media Classroom.
Rheingold, H. (1998). The Art of Hosting Good Conversations Online.
Gallagher, E. J. (2006). Guidelines for Discussion Board Writing. Lehigh University.
Gallagher, E.J. (2009). Shaping a culture of conversation. The discussion board and beyond. The Academic Commons.
Academic Technology Center. (2010). Improving the Use of Discussion Boards. Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Corneli, J. (2010). Implementing Paragogy, on Wikiversity.
Corneli, J. and C. Danoff. (2010/2013). Paragogy.net.
Learning vs Training
Hart, J. (April 20th, 2012). Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy for your organization? Learning in the Social Space. Jane Hart's Blog.
Rheingold, H. (2010). Shelly Terrell: Global Netweaver, Curator, PLN Builder. DML Central.
Richardson, W. and R. Mancabelli. (2011). Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connection to Transform Education. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
Howard Rheingold's PLN links on Delicious
Connectivism in Practice --- How to Organize a MOOC (Massive Open
Downes & Siemens MOOC site
What Connectivism Is by Stephen Downes
An Introduction to Connective Knowledge by Stephen Downes
Facilitating a Massive Open Online Course, by Stephen Downes
Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age by George Siemens
Rhizomes and Networks by George Siemens
Rhizomatic Education: Community as Curriculum by Dave Cormier
Knowing Knowledge, a book by George Siemens
Net Smart, Howard Rheingold (about internal and external literacies for coping with the 'always on' digital era)
Massive Open Online Courses: Setting Up (StartToMOOC, Part 1)