Monthly Archives: November 2010

The New Science of Leadership: An Interview with Margaret Wheatley

Read Meg Wheatley was thrown into the public spotlight in 1992 with the publication of Leadership and the New Science, a groundbreaking look at how new discoveries in quantum physics, chaos theory, and biology challenge our standard ways of thinking … Continue reading

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Pensamiento complejo y educación

Pensamiento complejo y educación   En “Pensamiento complejo y educación” Matthew Lipman considera la “educación sin pensar” como completamente contraria a lo que ésta debe ser. Se destruye la creatividad y el impulso natural de aprender al reducir al niño. … Continue reading

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Complex knowledge and education competences

Far from being a natural phenomenon, the school and the school systems are social institutions developed at a certain time of history to satisfy concrete needs. School systems are, from their very start, the social device used to distribute “socially  … Continue reading

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What Designers And Design Thinkers Can Learn From Complex Adaptive Systems?

What Designers And Design Thinkers Can Learn From Complex Adaptive Systems?   What does it mean for designers and design thinkers? The new science (or art) helps us to understand how complex adaptive systems work the patterns of relationships within … Continue reading

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Review of Learning in ICT-enabled Networks and Communities

Read   This report studies the potential of these new online activities for lifelong learning as part of a larger project launched by Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) with DG Education and Culture. The overall project studies what contributes … Continue reading

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Learning Network Services for Professional Development

Learning Network Services for Professional Development   A “Learning Network” is a community of people who help each other to better understand and handle certain events and concepts in work or life. As a result ‘ and sometimes also as … Continue reading

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Ad-hoc Transient Communities – Towards Fostering Knowledge sharing in Learning Networks

Read (Download – at Viewer, change View) To enhance users’ social embedding within learning networks, we propose to establish ad-hoc transient communities. These communities serve a particular goal, exist for a limited period of time and operate according to specific … Continue reading

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Discussions on Learning in Online Networks and Communities

Read This report brings together the main messages from a workshop held to validate the results of a study on ‘Innovations in new ICT-facilitated Learning Communities’. A large and an increasing number of people live in an environment where informal … Continue reading

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What makes a Network a Learning Network?

Learning networks are a complex interaction between structures and activities. Each of  the key features has a role to play and, like any complex system, the ways in which they combine and interact are innumerable and cannot be predicted in … Continue reading

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Student-Centred Learning – Toolkit for students, staff and higher education institutions

Read   Student-Centred Learning – SCL – represents both a mindset and a culture within a given higher education institution and is a learning approach which is broadly related to, and supported by, constructivist theories of learning. It is characterised … Continue reading

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