Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. Pedagogies that respond to changes in society. The whole system would need to be changed to allow for this time, as evidenced by the example included of a low tech, high play school in California. .

2019 155

Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

The event was advertised as ‘reinventing education’, but for me (and I can’t find a recording of the webinar to check my perception and understanding), the discussion was more about how and what changes could be made to the existing education system (in this case the American education system).

2019 155

Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

Even if you do not give your change to a beggar, you find yourself having to justify your choice.’ ( DK Philosophy book). For a few months now I have been struggling to understand the idea of the ‘Other’, i.e. the capitalised Other.

2019 155

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

In the Rebel Wisdom interview, he says he thinks we can actually change things, but we each have to take it upon ourselves to be part of the change. Kochi Biennale 2019. Attention is how we relate to the world and what we attend to determines what we see.

2019 148

Tool of the month: do-it-yourself animation videos

Joitske Hulsebosch

If the content of the video changes quickly, you may want to try yourself. Anyone can now create an animation video using handy do-it-yourself tools. In this blog you will find a number of tools and tips to start with.

2019 151

Revisiting Calcutta (now Kolkata) after 65 years

Jenny Connected

Many of India’s city names that I grew up with have been changed). I was born in Calcutta in 1946 and lived there until I was eight years old, when my father decided that we must leave.

2019 139

Visiting Kolkata with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

We asked for a room change and finally were given a room with a walk in shower. You can see them here – Kolkata, 2019. Visiting Kolkata with a wheelchair user is a challenge and certainly not for the faint-hearted.

2019 130

Links of the Month: January 2019 — Collapse Watch Edition

How to Save the World

He also compellingly updates ‘progress’ towards the five stages of collapse for 2019, from his 2013 book of the same name. image from Gail Tverberg’s article, described below.

2019 51

Open web, newcomers and community tools

Mathemagenic

Tools change, but I know enough about them to figure out what is needed. Being social Changing workplaceOver last years I made many attempts to return to blogging, but couldn’t quite get the feeling of how it was before. That feeling of belonging. To the idea space. To the tribe of people connected by the intricate network of invisible stories and traces of digital artefacts.

2019 89

Planning in pure dialogue

Chris Corrigan

Our core team has changed and this new configuration is our latest version. I’m just coming home from a couple of days in Victoria where Caitlin and I were with colleagues Rebecca Ataya, Annemarie Travers, and Kelly Poirier.

2019 75

My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

To be honest, working primarily in the non-profit world and working for social good and social change, evaluation alway seemed to me to be the bugaboo that ruined the party. For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation.

2019 76

Growing ideas and PKMastery workshop

Mathemagenic

Sense-making: practices, monetizing, changing the world. Changing the world, also through art, was a particularly interesting discussion, since it touched on “start from yourself” point, where I’ve learned a lot in the last years, and on creating attractors for convening, which connects to my interests in creating spaces where interaction emerges.

2019 89

A calendar of seasons for my time and place

Chris Corrigan

The season changes when life says it changes. It’s a beautiful day on the south coast of British Columbia. A strong northwesterly breeze is pushing wind driven swell down the Strait of Georgia onto the southwestern shore of Bowen Island.

2019 74

Parkours and pyjamas

Mathemagenic

She clearly didn’t want the hassle of changing her clothes, but wasn’t comfortable being seen in her pyjamas. Yesterday was Alexander’s parkour birthday party with his homeschooling friends. He was the one responsible for preparing it and this added a lot of extra tasks to the planning in the days before.

2019 89

Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

Monica asked whether hoping these practices would just go viral in a networked way is enough, and I replied with the following, tracing a couple of long term projects I have been involved in that have supported systems change in child and family services in British Columbia.

2019 69

Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing

Mathemagenic

I was trying to write some end-of-the-year posts, but everything that I’d like to summarise changes very fast. So instead something quick – a few things that make me busy thinking now. There is a lot of discussions about schools in our house recently. We went to a democratic school last week and a friend from Russia is there with detailed reports about its inside working.

2019 89

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

New Power: How it’s Changing the 21st Century and Why you need to Know. Climate change is one such area. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday. A book review from Duncan Green, whose work on power, evaluation, and complexity in international development, I much admire.

2019 57

How Can We Prepare For an Unknowable Future?

How to Save the World

It means dealing with dysfunctional, discordant and unpleasant community members, modelling needed behaviours, showing (not telling) people how to do things, learning to need and want less, learning greater self-awareness, and continuously adapting to ever-changing circumstances.

2019 69

Curious About Radical Non-Duality But Hate Videos?

How to Save the World

‘You’ are an illusion, a “psychosomatic understanding” that evolved accidentally in the brain, a “useless piece of software” that is not needed, and the absence of which changes nothing.

2019 49

Data Residency in Office 365 – It’s Complicated

Michael Sampson - Currents

In 2019 there will be a migration option for customers based in Canada (their tenant is homed there), and by extension, this will apply for Australia and Japan too. But for all practical purposes right now, this announcement is just a signaling device at this time that a change is coming.

2018 116

New Year’s Eve in Kerala, 2018

Jenny Connected

It struck me that the article has many messages for how I might wish to progress into 2019. ” All these quotes resonate with me on one level or another and seem worth thinking about as 2019 is almost upon us. Wishing anyone who reads this a happy and fulfilling 2019.

2018 139

Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Exploring How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything with Don Tapscott , Anthony D. Microsoft’s Vision for 2019 The Boss fuels lawsuit against Ticket Master Profiling the powers that be on the un-facebook Aerosmith makes more money on Guitar Hero game than any individual album. In our practice we are seeing the current economy accelerate profound changes in the fundamental structure and operating principles of organizations. The very nature of work is changing.