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

Gather your friends. Time to plan the festivities #msloc430 open

Exploring Innovations in Networked Work and Learning

We’ve opened a new Google Community – MSLOC430 Enterprise Social Networking – to start gathering together as we approach the official start on Jan. 25 of our six-week open section of #msloc430. We’ll also be using the #msloc430 hashtag on Twitter.

So join the community or give us a shout out on Twitter. Introduce yourself and tell us what draws you to the topics we’re covering. If you’re interested in helping to plan or run some activities, check out our planning discussion and document in the Google Community.

What’s ahead

The open section is inspired by a few questions we consider as part of a 10-week graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University.

  • How might innovations coming out of open, networked courses – including MOOCs – change the way we think about leadership development in organizations?
  • How might crowdsourcing be used as part…

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Exploring innovations in networked work and learning: The open course section of #msloc430

My course - MSLOC 430 - begins for enrolled Northwestern University Master's in Learning and Organizational Change graduate students on Jan. 8. The following is my near-final draft of how I plan to run an open section of class during six of the 10 weeks in which the MSLOC course runs. The six week period … Continue reading Exploring innovations in networked work and learning: The open course section of #msloc430