I use this improvisational co-drawing exercise a LOT for a wide set of uses. It can “break the ice” with new groups, it can surface lessons about perception, collaboration, assumptions, teamwork and a host of other things. I learned it from Johnnie Moore who learned it from Alain Rostain. It is very simple. I’ve mostly used it face to face, but I’ve also done it online when there is a shared electronic whiteboard available. Here is a quote from Johnnie’s blog where I more… »
Some believe "openness" is about things like copyright and file formats. But mostly, openness is an attitude, a way of working with people around the world.
Do you have a challenge you would like your peers to help you solve? Choose a liberating structure and recruit some colleagues to help you out. Identify a challenge or opportunity you have that you would like your peers to help you think through or support. It is best if this is a REAL challenge or opportunity, not something made up. Review and choose from the following Liberating Structures: Troika Consulting, Discovery and Action Dialog, Wicked Questions, or if you more… »
Remix or enhance a section of an open textbook for a different audience. Challenge: 1. Recast a section for a different audience. eg. -change the introduction -add different media, different examples, etc 2. share your change with an open link Resources to use: http://www.proyectolatin.org/index.php/es/component/booklibrary/512/all_categories http://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/
How can the concept of open education appear as a collection of images? Use your internet search schools to find openly-licensed images, or better yet, take your own photos, to collect at least 5 images that convey the idea of being an Open Educator. Then use an app such as Pic Collage or Insta Pic Frames to create a multiple image collage. Post your final image at a public UR: (e.g. DropBox, GoogleDrive, Flickr).