Everyday Life and Learning, a lecture by Jean Lave

Jenny Connected

She talked to us about her work in Liberia with apprentice tailors – how they have open access to the process of learning and access to other apprentices (they learned mainly from their peers); this is informal learning and their ‘curriculum’ is made up from slow accumulation of craft knowledge. Jean Lave, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, was speaking at Lancaster University this week.

2011 119

Everyday Life and Learning, a lecture by Jean Lave

Jenny Connected

She talked to us about her work in Liberia with apprentice tailors – how they have open access to the process of learning and access to other apprentices (they learned mainly from their peers); this is informal learning and their ‘curriculum’ is made up from slow accumulation of craft knowledge. Jean Lave, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, was speaking at Lancaster University this week.

2011 100

Ready to elevate?

Net-Map Toolbox

Developing and monitoring a network of development practitioners in Liberia ( [link] ). Do you have your elevator speach ready? Can you tell me why IT (whatever IT is) is so exciting in the time it takes to get from ground level to 4th floor? Even if you won’t ever elevate (what is the verb for taking the elevator?)

2010 98

Refugees in U.S. Take Up Farming

Chris Corrigan

Take Up Farming , as they always have: At the Saturday farmer’s market in City Heights, a major portal for refugees, Khadija Musame, a (Bantu) Somali, arranges her freshly picked pumpkin leaves and lablab beans amid a United Nations of produce, including water spinach grown by a Cambodian refugee and amaranth, a grain harvested by Sarah Salie, who fled rebels in Liberia. Refugees in U.S.

Learner Autonomy and Teacher Intervention

Jenny Connected

She discusses the case of apprentice tailors in Liberia and apprentice lawyers in a mosque in Egypt, where there is is a lot of self-directed learning, but it is clear who the ‘experts’ and ‘masters’ are – and the experts/masters do intervene. I am sorry that I missed Paul Bouchard’s talk.

2010 107

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

” These questions are relevant, whether the community’s practice involves sewing pants in Liberia, dog fights in the air, ice-skating at the local rink, or praying at Coco’s.

2011 195

Acting resourcefully in a space of community organizing

Chris Corrigan

In situations where autocrats are overthrown by powerful individual figures (think Haiti, Cuba, Soviet Union, China, Liberia, Afghanistan, Zaire, Yugoslavia) the results become less democratic than autocratic, and often result in civil war rather than a peaceful transition of power.

2011 64

Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?

2007 28