Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. Pedagogies that provide ways of addressing challenges. Pedagogies that provide ways of addressing challenges. Linear ways of thinking are challenged, and uncertainty is embraced through practice.

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Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

It is best to developing the personas in an interactive session with a design group consisting of various stakeholders, often content experts and other actors. Content experts in particular often think about what is important for everyone to know rather than what the participants need.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2019

How to Save the World

The Art of Colourizing Old Photos: See how the experts do it , step-by-step instructions to DIY , and how colourizing can fool you. image of the Maldives by David Mark from Pixabay , CC0; the islands will likely be completely submerged due to sea level rise from glacial melt by mid-century.

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The Wisdom in the No: A New Approach to Conflict

Partnering Resources

Says Rick Maurer , expert on organizational change and resistance, there aren’t “resistors out there just waiting to ruin our otherwise perfect intervention. And I’ve used it to help coach leaders through challenging dilemmas. Image: Nadine Shaabana, Unsplash.

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Collaboration is the Hallmark of Community

How to Save the World

The etymology of director and conductor is substantially about ‘keeping straight’, not about giving expert instruction. I ‘ve spent many hours over the past four months rehearsing for a choir performance, a benefit for our local food bank.

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“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Complicated problems (knowable problems and predictable solutions, but only with expert help and analysis). There maybe different ways to do and experts may not agree, but they can give you a plan and show you in advance how their solution is a good one. To hire an expert, give them constraints to work with (money, time, and materials) and ask for a proposal. Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.”

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“But what if our people dominate?”

Chris Corrigan

So the challenge is to mitigate them. The trickiest challenges we face aren’t solved by listening quietly to someone else in the hopes that they will provide you the answer you are looking for. Inviting a group into these practices helps them focus on each other as as potential experts. Beyond that, truly open questions make it easy to encourage people to listen to one another and they de-centre expertise, meaning that the group itself can truly become the experts.

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