Links of the Quarter: June 2019

How to Save the World

There is nothing to learn from global warming,” he writes early on, “because we do not have the time, or the distance, to contemplate its lessons; we are after all not merely telling the story but living it.”

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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

And so are economists who know the entire global economy is increasingly dependent on China’s. He also compellingly updates ‘progress’ towards the five stages of collapse for 2019, from his 2013 book of the same name.

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The Wisdom in the No: A New Approach to Conflict

Partnering Resources

Working across differences might just be one of the most important skills humans can learn in our intensely connected, globalized world. Says Rick Maurer , expert on organizational change and resistance, there aren’t “resistors out there just waiting to ruin our otherwise perfect intervention.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019.

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