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Peeragogy Handbook Version 4 coming on Public Domain Day, 2018! Get involved at http://Peeragogy.org.
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C/o Slashdot > Google today quietly announced that Google+ Hangouts On Air will no longer be available on September 12. Four weeks from now, Google users will be asked to use YouTube Live instead. Google first debuted the livestreaming feature for its Hangouts group video chat on Google+ back in September 2011, though it was only available to select performers and celebrities. Google started making Hangouts On Air available to all its users in May 2012, and completed the rollout a month later. But then in May 2013, Google debuted YouTube Live, which also gradually became available to more and more users.

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I found this slightly long but interesting article both simple and intuitive. What allows people here to feel comfortable speaking up? Is the peeragogy project "psychologically safe" (and how could it improve?)?

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I was excited to realise recently that we've approached peer learning and collaboration from a design point of view. That makes peeragogy sound pretty trendy!

Without further ado, here's my recent paper about creativity design principles:

http://www.computationalcreativity.net/iccc2016/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/paper_9.pdf

These are somewhat similar to design patterns and it would be really interesting to look more deeply at that.



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Just watched the interview linked here between +Howard Rheingold and +nick sousanis, after I read the book (thanks to Howard's recommendation). Really nice stuff. I think we should send Nick a copy of the Peeragogy Handbook for him and his students :-)

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Hi Dear peers, I share this article because have some interesting clue on it.
Cheers

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Call for papers COINs16 | rome, italy | 8.Jun - 10.Jun 2016
http://coinsconference.org - brought to us by +Takashi Iba (thanks!)

CALL FOR PAPERS: http://coinsconference.org/dwnl/COINS16Call4Papers.pdf

The COINS16 conference committee seeks original paper submissions, creative workshop ideas and concepts, unique artifacts or installations, and engaging rapid-fire presentations celebrating the theme Designing Networks for Innovation and Improvisation. This year we are asking what is relevant with regard to the innovative and improvisational powers of creative and civic swarms, what are the observable qualities of virtual collaboration and mobilization, and how does the quest for global cooperation affect local networks. We invite both theoretical and practice-based dialogues, case studies, scientific papers, technological solutions, research studies, and interactive artifacts that thoroughly reflect this year’s conference theme.

We invite researchers and designers to submit their latest scientific results and experimental design solutions as research papers, workshop proposals, and artifact demonstrations in the
following conference themes:

Networks & Collaboration in a Global Context: Optimization through Collaboration | Teamwork through virtually enhanced collaboration | Measuring the performance of COINs | Patterns of swarm creativity

Group Dynamics, Social Movements & Net Activism: Collaborative Learning | Collaborative Leadership | Design & visualization of interdisciplinary collaboration | Virtual Teaming │Knowledge flows in multiple-disciplinary teams

Individual & Social Learning: The psychology and sociality of collaboration and collective action | Social Behavior Modeling | Social Intelligence and Social Cognition

Tools and Methods: Social System Design and Architectures | Dynamic Social Network Analysis | Semantic Social Network Analysis | Actor Network Theory | Pattern Languages

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Peeragogy Project
6:09 PM
go to peeragogy.github.io. This replaces the peeragogy.org which was a
way of seeing the peeragogy handbook online.
looking at the spreadsheet of actions to attend to.
This weekend, Amanda's teaching a visual communications course in
NewYork. She's a master at the art. She takes notes from TED talks in
pictures, for example.
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https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1eR-iPPqzPR303I2ntpOJCp5K0Rfv7ZdLGr65BULr7Hw/edit#gid=0&vpid=A3
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6:13 PM
The printers have given us a brilliant locked in rate so that we can
print out future versions. We need to think about having it out for
Christmas shopping. It's now "cyber monday"
Focussing on increasing the professionalism of our project.
The PLoP paper has been a useful part of the project.
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6:16 PM
The Rosetta Stone, the roadmap plan with dates and people.
Engineering, Collective intelligence,
Those who are lost . . .
You have to think . . . it's not meant to be easy.
The whale diving into the water . . .dive into new experiences
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6:22 PM
It's a vision statement, but is it practical? After having read the
pattern, "what's next" in the peeragogy project leads to this.
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6:23 PM
Frameworks - methods - patterns
"This is a pattern - a pattern is a thing - it's a scaffolding,
framework, method, etc."
patterns as a framework for peeragogy
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6:24 PM
"There was a little thing that I noticed in gitter . . . if you're an
external person and you're told, "this is a pattern, it is a thing, it
is a utility, it's a method . . . pattern (can seem to mean) an
individual thing and might lead to misunderstanding"
"But is this getting into who the audience is? Because the pattern
language people will understand it" (Charlotte)
But for someone who is just coming in, it may be a bit confusing,
"it's like Moses' tablet . . . if Moses came in and started with
talking about peeragogy . . . "
"I think Charlotte's point is significant" (charlie)
"But someone may come up and say . . . " (joe)
". . . just extend the patterns of peeragogy, but then . . . we should
be using these patterns as a framework for our hangouts" (charlie)
"Like a sesame st intro, "this hangout brought to you by hangouts" (joe)
"patterns, patterns, everywhere, but not a drop to drink" if you don't
know what patterns are." (joe)
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6:29 PM
Is 'pattern' defined in the paper?
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6:30 PM
"here's the rubber, here's the road, it's like they're getting to know
each other in the peeragogy map" (joe)
"the cover is literally a "wrapper" for the handbook . . . there's a
lot going on in the cover . . . a lot of summing up five years of work
in two pages."
The indigogo text is like, "what have we done? What changes should we
undergo . . . from something Charlie and I did in Africa . . . a week
or something of seminars"
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6:34 PM
RRR : here's a relevant book
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6:36 PM
I am fading in and out...
This paper is looking really good. Great improvement since I last saw it.
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6:40 PM
"useful" -> case studies
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6:40 PM
"Can we recycle some of what we've made into something more useful"
(first "some becomes "aspects" possible
possibly
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6:41 PM
Or may be can we recycle what we've made into something more useful?
(Recycling implies transformation, I think.)
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6:41 PM
"What was right in this training exercise? What went wrong? How might
we change it?"
can I learn to upload things onto lightning source?
I have to say, personally, for me, I get digital burnout quite
quickly, even though I'd love to be able to learn things more quickly.
More dicipline?
On the spreadsheet, down four squares, carrying capacity
"recycling implies transformation
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6:46 PM
integrating calendar and spreadsheet?
"Buddy System" pattern
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6:48 PM
"A few patterns that could be developed . . . onboarding, etc" (Joe)
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6:49 PM
effect of trauma on focus & learning
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6:50 PM
But it is important because we are focused on dynamics and these
things impact dynamics
And make for lack of consistency. It is not a mathematic equation but is fluid.
The idea of emotional intelligence and interaction is critical to what
is going on -- when people are actively participating...
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6:55 PM
reiterate what we did in a recent session
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6:55 PM
agree completely
with Lisa
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6:55 PM
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6:56 PM
highlights
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6:56 PM
Charlotte- can you mute your mic - think that's doing the feedback
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6:57 PM
... kind of like a topographical map
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6:57 PM
". . .okay, here's something that we've finally agreed, and you
identify areas where there's still misunderstanding and other areas
where people can get up to speed . . .wrappers" (lisa)
"can you say it clarifies progress?" (laura)
"it kind of clarifies progress, but it also clarifies where people got
stuck, maybe A to B is not a great path, someone can say, this is
where I tried and this is where/how I got stuck . . . oh, shoot, we
didn't think of that, " so that we know where to focus
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7:00 PM
"ready set go" -> walls -> come back
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7:00 PM
"I'm thinking of this in the context of working on a project . . .
come together to say, okay, where's everybody at? sometimes things get
stuck, you set out the roadmap and everybody goes out to work and hits
walls then comes back and the wrapper is kind of clarifying, "okay,
that didn't work and really clarifying the next step, address the lack
of clarity for moving forward" (lisa) .
It clarifies next steps, it's to keep things moving forward, shoot in
the dark over here and come back and tell us what happens (lisa)
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Chris: mentioned specific things
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7:01 PM
"jumping into the east Australian current" it really helped, I felt
like I was contributing (Charlotte)
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Two tool kits, start by some things that we're currently learning.
Show someone how they can contribute
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7:05 PM
Laura - ongoing class hangout!
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7:05 PM
Joe demonstrated the annotation toolkit in the handbook, you can write
something like, "hey, I found this section of the handbook . . . easy
/ difficult to understand, etc"
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7:05 PM
invited Charlotte!
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7:06 PM
"we have a weekly hangout with my students, there are all kinds of
participations, Charlotte was one of our guests, it is about music,
and about developing wider skills and how people learn, etc"
Make it so that the side effects of doing what you're doing are peeragogical
A new pattern handbook, 78 pages, like "The Element of Style"
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7:09 PM
Have to head off! See you next week !
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