Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. In the Introduction the authors group these into: Pedagogies which have a long history, have proved to be powerful and engaging, and are now being developed further. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K.,

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Links of the Quarter: June 2019

How to Save the World

Radical activist groups, usually quick to criticize new movements as naive, seem to be begrudgingly supportive. The Art of Colourizing Old Photos: See how the experts do it , step-by-step instructions to DIY , and how colourizing can fool you.

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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. In break out groups, the librarians were to come up with local social innovation themes, then select and map existing or proposed initiatives that would fit those themes.

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Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Abdel and Hawa prove their usefulness in this design process because the use of these two personas allow us to get into the skin of our target group. If you have that feeling, it may be good to talk more/again with the target group. Often this knowledge is available in the design group.

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The Wisdom in the No: A New Approach to Conflict

Partnering Resources

Many groups would call this success and move forward. It’s a good thing she spoke up; if not, her group would have missed the deadline or sacrificed another priority project to deliver on time. Image: Nadine Shaabana, Unsplash.

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Collaboration is the Hallmark of Community

How to Save the World

But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that, despite the appearance of teachers and conductors ‘leading’ a group, what is actually happening is nothing of the sort.

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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

Groups of people are never free of power and dominating behaviours. It is impossible to build a group process that is free from these behaviours. Inviting a group into these practices helps them focus on each other as as potential experts. Use small groups and break them up. I’ve never understood the aversion to small groups, but trust me when I say that you can do very little rapid creative work in groups larger than five.

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