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February 26, 2009

Our EXTEND/Planet discussion….

February 26, 2009

is now available as an Elluminate recording.  Thanks to Cristina and Frances for facilitating this. ...

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Finding evidence

February 26, 2009

There are a couple of things that make patterns distinct from other forms of design guidance. One is that they are routed in practice - they are not simply “good ideas” or theories (not that there is anything wrong with those) but they are drawn from real examples of things that have worked to solve ...

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February 25, 2009

The Planet Video

February 25, 2009

We have produced a short video which provides an overview of the project and our methodology. Many thanks to the EXTEND project for their assistance in developing this and to Jakki Sheridan-Ross for her production. Enjoy! more about "The Planet Video", posted with vodpod ...

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February 24, 2009

EXTEND/Planet discussion continuing on CABWEB

February 24, 2009

We had a really interesting discussion at lunchtime where a number of people shared stories of their successful teaching practice and we considered how the Planet process might help us to explore them in more detail. What was particularly exciting for Planet was that there were a number of stories that seemed to offer confirming examples for a couple ...

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February 22, 2009

Join us for a mini-Planet workshop - online!

February 22, 2009

The EXTEND project is hosting a mini-Planet workshop on Tuesday lunchtime from 12.30 UK time - full details in Cristina’s post. All welcome - we will be sharing examples of successful practice and discussing the Planet methodology. ...

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February 20, 2009

three workshops and a symposium

February 20, 2009

March is going to be very, very busy. Apart from the expected business of writing reports and cleaning up project outputs, we’re going to be running three workshops and leading a symposium at CAL. The Digital Identities Workshop (March 2nd) asks - We use the term ‘digital identity’ to refer to the online representation of an individual ...

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February 16, 2009

Online discussion on Sharing Practice

February 16, 2009

For the next fortnight the Benefits Realisation project EXTEND is hosting an online discussion around the topics covered by Planet. In the first week we will be discussing how we share practice, in the second we will give people a taste of the Planet approach - albeit online! Please come along and join in at ...

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September 23, 2008

This is fun: Wordle

September 23, 2008

Just had Wordle pointed out and have been endulging in a little light entertainment. Wordle "... is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide." I guess if it catches on they will have to implement some authentication. Now you can just do stuff and name it. The first is generated from the Emerging success criteria ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

June 27, 2008

'Making stuff together' - a pattern language network workshop July 7th

June 27, 2008

The Pattern Language Network project (Planet) is running a one day workshop at the London Knowledge Lab, 7th July, around the theme of:"Making Stuff Together" this workshop we will focus on two environments: Multi-user virtual worlds (MUVEs) and collaborative web documents. At a firstglance, these appear to be as different and unrelated as two on-line environments can be. Yet ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

June 18, 2008

Emerge Conference Event: Pattern Workshop on Developing and sustaining learning communities, Jun 23rd

June 18, 2008

The Pattern Language Network project (Planet) is running an online workshop at the Emerge Online Event on 23rd  June, around the theme of “Developing and sustaining learning communities“. Education in the 21st century is increasingly based on different models to those of the past – emphasising peer-to-peer interaction, continuing and lifelong learning, and ubiquitous access. Learning communities are an essential ...

From: Janet Finlay - Read more

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