Open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

I wouldn’t be where I am today, working with wonderful research collaborators, having access to a diverse range of people and online resources and constantly having access to stimulating learning opportunities, if I hadn’t been prepared to ‘put myself out there’, at least to some extent.

2015 232

R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

In Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies , César Hidalgo (2015) points to this same issue: It is hard for us humans to separate information from meaning because we cannot help interpreting messages.

2015 176

Ethical behaviours online

Jenny Connected

An article that I picked up this week by Max Bazerman bears the title ‘ You are not as Ethical as you Think ‘ and outlines many of our blind spots in relation to ethical infractions which he believes are ‘ rooted in the intricacies of human psychology rather than integrity’.

2015 166

What would a family friendly community meeting look like (besides noisy)?

Michelle Laurie

Having worked in many countries around the world where children are integrated into all aspects of community life, I feel comfortable bringing my kids with me to most meetings. It is a reminder of community diversity.

2015 151

What would a family friendly community meeting look like (besides noisy)?

Michelle Laurie

Having worked in many countries around the world where children are integrated into all aspects of community life, I feel comfortable bringing my kids with me to most meetings. It is a reminder of community diversity.

2015 130

Blog>> IKO Conference - Conference Guide

Green Chameleon

Here’s some of the feedback we received: “Interesting topics in diverse range of disciplines” “Short sessions around the tables are very good =)” “How wide the range of uses and applications of the technologies were. ” “Good overview of KM related topics and current trends and how to integrate these into more balanced and holistic approaches.” Here is the pdf version of the full Conference Guide provided to participants.

2015 100

Self-less

How to Save the World

Thomas argues that the illusion of self arises because the model of reality (and of self) that the evolved brain creates to function effectively is integrated, coherent and transparent (i.e. (image by Darren Hopes from NewScientist.com).

2015 92

Art of Hosting beyond the basics: a new offering

Chris Corrigan

Being skillful facilitators of dialogue is obviously not enough to make shifts in systems, although dialogue is a powerful place for people in a system to start to understand the complexity, diversity and challenges that we are dealing with.

2013 93

Lessons from a Crazy MAFN Multi-Sensory Webinar

Full Circle Associates

Another year Any Lenzo, Nancy Settle-Murphy and I co-led a session about technology and facilitation (2015). A tremendous amount of diversity of thought! The connection to the purpose: that is the integrity of the design.

2017 56