Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. Pedagogies that are strongly linked to new technologies. As the report says: Place-based learning isn’t new, but mobile technologies have opened up new possibilities in this area. Ferguson, R.,

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Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

This thinking is very much influenced by his knowledge of advancing technologies and how these might be used to ‘reinvent education’ but it is not only influenced by technology.

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Collaboration is the Hallmark of Community

How to Save the World

Collaboration is evolutionarily selected for: Before the recent advent of scarcity driven by technology, overpopulation and our perverse modern industrial economy, we were inherently collaborative, and only competitive and individualistic in rare moments of extraordinary stress.

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A New Model for Transition?

How to Save the World

Our technology-fuelled capitalist, industrial-growth economy only encourages overshoot. I t’s been a while since I’ve written on this blog about a real ‘aha!’ ’ moment. Thanks to Kate Raworth, I just had one.

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Open web, newcomers and community tools


A lot of people that I connected on FB are not technology geeks and for many FB (and similar platforms) is a place to get not only online networking experience, but aslo learn to “do things online in a group” I see a growing frustration with the instruments that FB provides for that, so I think the readiness is there. What do you do when you don’t have an organisational infrastructure with clear rules of the game and choices for technology infrastucture?

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

The central topic was about how technology was changing business – especially the Internet. The focus of the community was to support customer onboarding and product usage. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019.

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A decade of living and learning, hosting and harvesting

Chris Corrigan

Chris and Herb were (and still are) both enamoured with Open Space Technology and were wondering how we could use it for various organizing around Aboriginial rights and title. I have met and worked with literally tens of thousands of people over the past ten years and as I sit here and picture many of them, I feel immense gratitude for their patience, trust, support and deep friendship.