If enterprise social networks might help us remake organizational learning, what is our pedagogy?

In Why Start with Pedagogy 4 Good Reasons, 4 Good Solutions, Cathy Davidson writes: "If your goal is equality in a world where inequality is structural and violent and pervasive, you can at least start with your classroom as a place in which to model a better way...Be an activist in the realm where you … Continue reading If enterprise social networks might help us remake organizational learning, what is our pedagogy?

Working out loud week lesson: Ignore the network

I am still reflecting on the experience of the #msloc430 working out loud¬† week. Yes, this definitely was one of those let's-just-do-this-and-see-what-happens events. But I am beginning to see lessons. One lesson is - ignore the network. Or put another way: It's ok to chat up the fire hydrant. This is counter-intuitive. But I think … Continue reading Working out loud week lesson: Ignore the network

Diversity of working out loud topics and the constraints of #ESN design

We're at the end of day two of our Working Out Loud week within the full M.S. Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC) community - about 220 graduate students, staff and faculty. Let me reflect here for a bit on two observations: The diversity of topics we're covering and the impact of features/affordances on how this … Continue reading Diversity of working out loud topics and the constraints of #ESN design

Dialogue and facilitation in open and ‘closed’ courses

We recently closed out week 2 of the open section of #msloc430¬† and week 5 of the "closed" course for students enrolled in the on-site version of the course (part of their studies in the Master's Program in Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC) at Northwestern University). Both courses are now starting to run on somewhat … Continue reading Dialogue and facilitation in open and ‘closed’ courses

The lid is popped off: Behind the scenes of the open section of #msloc430

The idea of designing an open section of #msloc430 began with a blog post a few months ago during working-out-loud week. The official launch of activities began on Sunday, Jan. 25 with the Week 1: Exploring technology, networks and community in the service of learning blog post at the site that serves as the organizing … Continue reading The lid is popped off: Behind the scenes of the open section of #msloc430