- Let Us Learn to Solve Problems
- Self-Organizing Social Learning Through the Monastery Gates
- New Educational Methods for Organizational and Enterprise Learning Derived from Self-Organizing Systems Theory and Practice
- Working Toward Student Self-Direction and Personal Efficacy as Educational Goals
- Teachers’ Invisible Presence in Net-based Distance Education
- Supporting Asynchronous Discussions Among Online Learners
- Five Lenses: Towards a Toolkit for Interaction Design
"In this article we discuss such an innovation, the online self-organizing social system (OSOSS). Briefly described, the OSOSS structure allows large numbers of individuals to self-organize in a highly decentralized manner in order to solve problems and accomplish other goals. The OSOSS structure is neither an instructional design theory (such as those described by Reigeluth, 1999) nor an application or Internet protocol (such as Netscape or HTTP). However, due to its distributed and highly decentralized nature, the authors feel that the OSOSS structure could prove as disruptive to traditional notions of online learning as Napster proved to traditional conceptions of the Internet...."