Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Problem is, by then the right-wingers will have bankrupted the government and given everything away to their rich friends, so there will be no money to implement it.

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

A criticism could be that it has made the rich richer and the poor poorer, but, as Stephen pointed out, the benefits to the poor can still be identified and it can make the poor richer more quickly. and went on to say that we need a really easy interface, that is more user-friendly.

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E-Learning 3.0 Task 1 completed!

Jenny Connected

My second reaction was to offload onto a long-suffering friend, by sending a long moan/rant by email. My friend persuaded me that the task might not be as bad as I thought. Surely for it to be of real benefit I would need to create my own OPML file. In the E-learning 3.0

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

M y friend Ben Collver recently loaned me a book called A More Beautiful Question , by Warren Berger, that arose from some ideas in Warren’s blog. Identify the benefits of asking questions (and when asking a question is most effective and interesting).

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

It is entirely possible for settler-colonial governments to do work that benefits indigenous communities without that work contributing towards reconciliation. As my friend Tuesday Ryan-Hart says, “relationship is the result.”

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

And I enjoy the company of friends. photo by geralt at pixabay CC0.

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Struggling to pick up the trash in the face of weaponized evaluation

Chris Corrigan

Likewise on the corporate side a singular focus on shareholder return and the pursuit of capital friendly jurisdictions with low tax rates and low wages means that corporations can reap economic benefits without any responsibility for the social effects of their policy influence. Most of my work lies with the organizations of what Henry Mintzberg calls “The plural sector.”

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