Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K., Gaved, M., Herodotou, C., Hillaire, G., Jones, D., Jowers, I., Kukulska-Hulme, A., McAndrew, P., Misiejuk, K., Ness, I. Rienties, B., Scanlon, E., Sharples, M.,

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Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

Because of my relevant expertise, I was asked to participate as an external expert in the CIDES project. Public libraries are cornerstones of civil society.

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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 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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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. Image: Nadine Shaabana, Unsplash. After thirty minutes of discussion, it looks like we finally have an answer.

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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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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Several thoughtful methods have been formalized and documented by platform vendors and industry experts. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019. I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career.

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“But what if our people dominate?”

Chris Corrigan

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. Over the years I’ve noticed a trend in consultative facilitations that goes something like this: a client calls wanting to consult with the community about something.

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A decade of living and learning, hosting and harvesting

Chris Corrigan

I have mostly survived by holding questions, opening myself to learning, and reminding myself that I don’t have to be the expert all the time. And who can know what I’ll be writing about on August 31, 2019, in my 51st year, as I catch myself surprised at all that has happened.