Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. And Einstein once said: ‘The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K., Gaved, M., Herodotou, C., Hillaire, G., Jones, D., Jowers, I., Kukulska-Hulme, A.,

2019 155

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

Mejias’ understanding of the ‘Other’ and feeling invisible comes from his personal experience of being an immigrant. Kochi Biennale 2019. Attention is how we relate to the world and what we attend to determines what we see.

2019 148

Revisiting Calcutta (now Kolkata) after 65 years

Jenny Connected

With this I could and did agree, and it was this that made Kolkata such a rich and colourful experience. 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

If you are a wheelchair user, and are thinking of visiting Kolkata, then here are some of the experiences we had that might inform your visit. And they have no experience of more active wheelchair users who travel with a bicycle attachment, as we did.

2019 130

Engaged Customer definitions: Super Users, Influencers, Advocates

Community Guy

Super Users drive conversations in communities across a wide variety of topics, and lead these social experiences. They are Engaged Customers, not unlike Super Users, but their activity is driven more by a desire to share their feedback on product usage experiences, than on social connection to like minded fans of a product/brand/service/idea. . Definitions are important. Language matters. . We know that all community have stratifications amongst their members.

2019 89

Differences are real; divisiveness is a choice

Chris Corrigan

People are different, and offer different perspectives, lived experiences, and world views on things. That sometimes means doing things that make differences more stark, to explore different experiences, different ideas and different stories, so we can learn from each other.

2019 83

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. You merely have to be in proximity to such a thing, for the experience to ripple out and strike you, too.

2019 51

My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

While were out there trying to create new things, innovate and respond to novel challenges, build relationships and community, and experiment and fail, evaluation loomed over us like a dark spectre, scolding us for being flakey or demanding that we be more grown up and more responsible.

2019 76

Three musketeers, time and knowledge gaps

Mathemagenic

And then, as usual, it became watching a movie turned into a learning experience. I wanted to share with the kids D’Artagnan and Three Musketeers movie of my childhood, an iconic musical of its time. So we set into it, spreading three series over three evenings. The first part includes musketeers song that was written to become a hit, as we found out later, watching stories about how the movie was made. Of course, it became a hit with my kids and they started to sing it.

2019 89

The politics of translation and the role of staff in Sudbury schools

Mathemagenic

This is a strange experience: I’m into the topics of self-directed education for quite a while but didn’t dive in-depth into the specifics of Sudbury schools until recently. So I’m translating from Dutch without knowing corresponding Russian terminology or having an in-depth experience with English sources behind it. In the last few months, I’ve got involved into translating some of the materials of Sudburyschool Hardewijk from Dutch into Russian.

2019 89

Parkours and pyjamas

Mathemagenic

After everyone left we still got as far as debriefing our kids about their experiences and lessons learnt in the process. 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

Beautiful workshop experiences are only useful for systems change if they are connected to power. On the Art of Hosting email list last month, there was an inquiry posted by Monica Nissén asking about scaling the Art of Hosting as a leadership practice through levels of engagement.

2019 69

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

It’s about entertaining the possibility that you may be wrong and being open to learning from the experience of others. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday. New Power: How it’s Changing the 21st Century and Why you need to Know.

2019 57

Writing Grey Words

How to Save the World

Abstract concepts and perceptions of the (illusory) self (eg purpose, meaning, self-control, personal free will, individual choice; personal beliefs, thoughts, feelings and sensations; expectations, experiences, judgements, responsibilities etc).

2019 58

Curious About Radical Non-Duality But Hate Videos?

How to Save the World

T he essential message of radical non-duality, as opposed to more historical types of non-duality, is that there is no ‘you’ — no separate person or thing, no self, no ‘awareness’ or ‘consciousness’ or ‘enlightenment’ or liberation, no self-control or choice or volition or agency or responsibility, no time or space, no life or death, no path or process to get closer to the ‘truth’, no knowledge or experience, no meaning or purpose.

2019 49

Reasons why I am happy to be in Kerala at the end of December

Jenny Connected

Because of new sights, sounds, smells and experiences. Because 2019 feels more promising from here. This morning I found Anthony Wilson’s blog post in my inbox – Reasons why I am happy to be in the city at the end of December.

2018 151

Microsoft Surface Hub 2

Michael Sampson - Currents

– the Hub 2 will be tested with selected commercial customers this year, and will be available for purchase in 2019. At the right price point, a Hub 2 could provide a much more immersive collaboration experience for individuals. It will be interesting to see pricing come 2019.

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

BlueJeans Huddle

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlueJeans Huddle democratises video by freeing employees from difficult to navigate systems and giving them an in-meeting experience they will love. Group video conferencing usage throughout the enterprise will increase 400 percent by 2019, with huddle rooms showing particular momentum, already doubling in market share since 2015, according to leading research firm Gartner.

2016 114

Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Baronness Susan Greenfield, a professor of Synaptic Pharmacology at Lincoln College, Oxford, and Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, has warned that the experience of growing up immersed in hyper-stimulating digital technologies will result in human minds characterized [.] 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.