Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. Of course, but what will be removed from the current curriculum to allow space for this? Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K., Gaved, M., Herodotou, C., Hillaire, G., Jones, D., Jowers, I.,

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The Value and Limits of Intuition

Jenny Connected

This is the fourth post I am writing to share the notes I made on a 4-day Field & Field course that I recently attended in the Cotswolds, UK. The title of the course was Exploring the Divided Brain. Of course we make pre-judgements, but this is not the same as bias.

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Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Abdel and Hawa do not really exist but are personas we have created and discussed during the design of an online citizen journalism course for people in Mali. It also leads to the discussion whether we can actually design one course for Abdel and Hawa.

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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.

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Collaboration is the Hallmark of Community

How to Save the World

And of course, nothing can compare to the exquisite pleasure of being in the middle of 25 voices blending skilfully and harmonically into a wall of gorgeous sound. 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

In my courses and workshops, often people who are discovering these tools for the first time have their first moment of dread when they imagine themselves trying to “sell” a participatory or complexity-informed approach to their organization, team or, worse still, their boss. Complicated problems (knowable problems and predictable solutions, but only with expert help and analysis). Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.”

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