Questions and reflective practice

Michelle Laurie

The question well (name of the resource) is about taking a moment to pause and reflect on the work you are doing. In addition to pointing out the usefulness of reflective practice, it also presents questions that can be applied in a variety of circumstances beyond visual work.

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cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

This blog post describes the cRaggy event at the June 2, 2018 Cascadia R Conf , its design, the logic behind its design, feedback from participants and reflections on how such an event might be better in the future. Ted has written up some reflections about the overall conference design.

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Reflections on learning and reflection

Viv Mcwaters

Johnnie and I have just completed a week’s training on learning and reflection in Malawi, Africa, with 35 people from a humanitarian organisation. On reflection, it was probably quite a shock to the participants to be thrown in the deep end of our style of training.

FSLT13 Reflections on teaching

Jenny Connected

So thinking about the questions for the first task on reflective writing …. See Stephen Brookfield’s work on becoming a critically reflective teacher for further information about reflective writing using an autobiographical lens).

Personal reflections on 2013

Michelle Laurie

As the New Year gets rolling, I took a few minutes to reflect on the last 12 months. Blogging for reflective practice is how I began blogging so here goes… A lot of changes took place in 2013, which have been transformational for me personally and professionally.

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

Between being on the road so much and the distributed nature of the conversations, my head was spinning by Friday and it has taken until today to slow down, reflect and write. My week facilitating #change11 , a very massive MOOC, flew by too fast for me to blink. (

Reflective Teachers

Nancy White

When I’m designing or coaching design of learning experiences, including “classes&# or workshops – any form – I like to include a reflective activity for whomever is teaching, facilitating or leading.

Reflective Learning and the Glass Half Empty

Jenny Connected

To reflect on your overall experience to date as a teacher; what kinds of students have you taught, what have you discovered from the experience, and what have you most enjoyed in your teaching? Jenny Moon then describes the shifts that occur in deepening reflection.

London reflections

Viv Mcwaters

With a bit of time to myself, I went for a walk along the canal and sat for a while to just watch the world go by. I wrote a series of Haiku’s – each one stands alone, and together they provide a snapshot of my own frame of mind and some of the experiences I’m having. Water.

Reflective Learning and the Glass Half Empty

Jenny Connected

To reflect on your overall experience to date as a teacher; what kinds of students have you taught, what have you discovered from the experience, and what have you most enjoyed in your teaching? Jenny Moon then describes the shifts that occur in deepening reflection.

#PLENK2010 Reflective Learning

Jenny Connected

Reflective learning came up in the weekly round up Elluminate session today and Stephen asked Rita to expand on her understanding of reflective learning. Every year I work, as a tutor on an online distance learning reflective learning course ( a short course – only 4 weeks), run by Oxford Brookes University, which is based on the work of Jenny Moon and on which Jenny Moon is a tutor. Today Stephen asked Rita to explain what she meant by reflective learning.

Reflective learning and metacognition Frank O’Hara style

Jenny Connected

Anyone who has taught for any length of time will have at some stage encouraged students to reflect on their learning and will be familiar with the work of Donald Schön , Kolb , Gibbs, Brookfield , Mezirow , and others. Reflection is not a fast process but a gradual unfolding.

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#SOCRMx Week 4: ‘half-way’ tasks and reflections

Jenny Connected

The first task for Week 4 was to consider one of the research methods we explored in Weeks 2 and 3 and answer the following questions in a reflective blog post. Make some notes about how the approach is described and used in each paper, linking to your reflections above.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Final Reflections

Jenny Connected

Final reflections. In this state it seems even more important to listen, observe and reflect. 22 nd August 2016 pm – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 4 (pm).

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Evaluating and reflecting on OldGlobeMOOC

Jenny Connected

To evaluate and reflect on the learning experience of myself and a colleague in the Old Globe MOOC, I have used the Footprints of Emergence framework developed by Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and myself to explore the relationship between open and prescribed learning in open learning environments.

#fslt12 MOOC – first reflections

Jenny Connected

On reflection this is no more than you would expect. - And I was reminded once again about how hard it is to get assessment right, so that feedback is constructive and leads to further learning.

Reflecting on my TAFE Workshop Approach

Nancy White

Reflect, reflect, reflect. At this point I asked if people were interested in a short presentation on the communities of practice perspective and some reflections on how it might be useful in designing, doing and evaluating teaching and learning online. (By Phew!

In search for reflection formats that fit

Mathemagenic

Today, I suddenly realised that I’m starting to miss ‘the other side’ In a contrast with the last three days – busy in a good way – I think I’m starting to miss the ‘digital’, now for the simple reason that the flow in front of the computer allows relatively easy switching between being social and being solo, writing and reflecting. Me logging reflection

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Finding Time to Reflect while on Vacation

Elsua

Never mind that wonderful opportunity as well to find plenty of time to pause and reflect wondering about things, in general, whether I have been enjoying work, my personal life, and so forth.

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Networked scholars: reflections on light and dark

Jenny Connected

I have also been increasingly aware this year and particularly over the past few weeks of ‘the dark’ side of working openly online, to the extent that I am now reflecting on how much I want to work openly online. This is the last week of George Veletsianos’ open course – Networked Scholars.

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There's a bot for that! Chatbots to stimulate learning and reflection

Joitske Hulsebosch

Personally I am thinking there is huge potential for the following categories: Reflective or coach bots. Bots can support reflection very well. The interesting thing is that sometimes reflection works better with a bot who doesn't judge you.

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Reflections on Collaborative Research

Jenny Connected

Collaborative research can be very rewarding, but the opposite can also be true. An internet search quickly shows that others have also written about this. A 1998 paper (Guidelines for Research in Partnership with Developing Countries) written by the Swiss Commission for Research Partnership with Developing Countries, lists 11 principles of collaborative research as follows: Decide on the objectives together. Build up mutual trust. Share information; develop networks. Share responsibility.

Reflections on Collaborative Research

Jenny Connected

Collaborative research can be very rewarding, but the opposite can also be true. An internet search quickly shows that others have also written about this. A 1998 paper (Guidelines for Research in Partnership with Developing Countries) written by the Swiss Commission for Research Partnership with Developing Countries, lists 11 principles of collaborative research as follows: Decide on the objectives together. Build up mutual trust. Share information; develop networks. Share responsibility.

Quick Reflections on a 13-Year-Old Blog

Full Circle Associates

I asked on Twitter yesterday what I should blog about in response and here were the suggestions: Eugene Eric Kim: Write a sentence noting the occasion followed … Continue reading Quick Reflections on a 13-Year-Old Blog. reflection Uncategorized blogaversaryLast Friday my calendar reminded me that this, my second attempt at blogging, has been in the works for 13 years. I went solo in 1997. Time does fly.

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The Harvest: After Event Reflections

Nancy White

I posted a few days ago about reflective teacher practices. Reflection is a form of harvest. Via Nadia Manning-Thomas of the CGIAR ICT-KM program shared two after event reflections on their blog, one on a particular activity design and debrief of a social media workshop.

Reflecting on my 2015 #365Photo Project

Full Circle Associates

As the month of January quickly slips into the rear view mirror, I realize it is now or never to reflect on my 2015 #365photo project. Reflections The process itself was wonderful. The reflections shared with Eugene and Alan Levine were wonderful moments of learning.

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Painting of Street Reflections, Marigny, New Orleans

Portals and KM

This painting shows the reflections in the street after a rain at the intersection of Chartres and Spain in the  Marigny section of New Orleans.

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Blogging for Reflection

Michelle Laurie

In my courses, I teach that blogging is an effective reflective practice. This quick clip summarizes the beauty of blogging – regardless if people read your blog!

Reflections on the FH Joanneum (Graz) E Learning Conference, 2014

Jenny Connected

Below is my footprint, drawn using Mike’s software, which reflects my experience of the Graz conference. As mentioned above, this footprint reflects the fact that I was one of the keynote speakers. These are only some of my reflections on the very rich experience of the Graz conference.

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Reflections from 2011 – And Health It Is!

Elsua

Around this time of the year, last year, I put together a blog entry over here under the suggestive heading of “ Three Wishes “, where I tried to reflect, once again, and like I have been doing for the last few years, on what I would want to accomplish in the New Year.

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#Change11- Half way point reflections

Jenny Connected

But how much of Change MOOC have I consumed and what are my tentative and first reflections at this point. Initial reflections. I am all the time reflecting on what it means to learn and participate in MOOCs and why I find this way of learning so intriguing. Well it’s time to take stock a bit – not the ideal time – with Xmas looming and everything that entails and needs thinking about – mostly food. Every year I cannot believe how much food is consumed.

Reflecting on a month in China

Jenny Connected

From October 8 th to November 2 nd , I was in China. For the first two weeks, I travelled as a tourist covering thousands of miles and taking five internal flights. The trip started in Beijing. Then we moved to Xian, from Xian to Guilin, Guilin to Yangshuo via the Li River, Yangshuo to Guilin to Chongqing, Chongqing to Yichang via the Yangtze River, Yichang to Shanghai, Shanghai to Suzhou to Beijing.

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conVerge11 Keynote, Workshop and Reflections

Nancy White

I’ve been home just over a week after three great weeks in Australia, which started off with a keynote and workshop at ConVerge11 in Melbourne. You can access all the session notes here.) The keynote was at 4pm on the first, packed day and I was asked to help encourage people to come to the cocktail reception afterwards. So I took my charge as “drive them to drink!” ” Keynote.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. How did things go eventually for yours truly as I keep reflecting on everything I have been involved, or exposed to or immersed in?

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Some ideas about a tool for community reflection

Learning Alliances

But the KM4Dev community has grown large so that sometimes the “thinking together” that was its hallmark 5 or 10 years ago is difficult with the existing set of tools; this is not a reflection on present membership, leadership or community culture.

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Reflections of a home-based consultant living on the edge of the woods

Michelle Laurie

Blogging is important to me as it is a place to reflect and share thoughts with others. blogs Kootenay Life Uncategorized Blogging career connections networks Reflective practice“Be patient. Good things come to those who wait.”.

World Cafe reflections

Viv Mcwaters

I’ve been using the World Cafe process a lot lately - with groups of policy makers, scientists, planners, community activists and bushfire survivors. Here’s what I’ve learned. Use a broad theme for the discussion question, and use the same question for all the rounds of discussion. People will naturally diverge and talk about what’s important for them. Have people sit in groups of four without tables , pens, paper etc. Keeping notes is a distraction from the conversation.

I’ve been away:Reflections on a Journey Part 1

Nancy White

Four countries, many sets of new and old relationships and a profoundly moving and challenging experience of a new set of complex cultures has left me so much to reflect on that it will take a while. Interspersed with this reflection will be personal stuff. Introduction.

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

Belated Reflections from “Journalism that Matters” PNW

Nancy White

With the theme “Re-Imagining News and Community in the Northwest,&# I was given the chance to stop, listen and reflect on journalism, my community and me. I’m perhaps rather distant from the journalistic steps, but I can offer my reflections.