Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. The report says that we need a view of the world that is not white, male and European. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K., Gaved, M., Herodotou, C., Hillaire, G., Jones, D., Jowers, I.,

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Links of the Quarter: June 2019

How to Save the World

It’s bigger than the New Deal, bigger than the Marshall Plan, bigger than World War II, bigger than racism, sexism, inequality, slavery, the Holocaust, the end of nature, the Sixth Extinction, famine, war, and plague all put together.

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The Value and Limits of Intuition

Jenny Connected

The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. Pattern recognition is an important element in becoming an expert. The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.

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

Making CommunitySense

The Tilburg Public Library is known for its groundbreaking library innovations, such as the recently opened LocHal , which is truly a “ world-class urban living room for Tilburg in an iconic former locomotive shed of the Dutch National Railways” More about that in a future post.

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Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

He would like to learn how he can get in touch with other students in other cities in West Africa and as a journalist he would like to share developments from Mali with the rest of the world. At the same time, the content experts often know the target group very well.

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Links of the Month: January 2019 — Collapse Watch Edition

How to Save the World

The Collapse of China: Ilargi at the Automatic Earth weighs in on the economic crises (energy, demographics, trade deficit, debt) now facing China, now the world’s largest and fastest-growing economy , and one of the most politically repressive places on earth.

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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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“But what if our people dominate?”

Chris Corrigan

Use a process like Open Space or World Cafe that allows participants to set their own agendas. 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. Art of Hosting Chaordic design Facilitation Featured Open Space Power World Cafe

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A decade of living and learning, hosting and harvesting

Chris Corrigan

That retainer - for which I will always be grateful - gave me a start in the freelance world that was all I needed to build a pretty solid little practice. I have worked with people from various communities of practice, including Open Space, World Cafe, Genuine Contact and most deeply, the Art of Hosting. 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.