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Common Core in a U...
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Adult Learners and...
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San Jose High Scho...
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The r...
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Revolution in the ...
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Start With… Knowle...
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We are awesomely u...
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Faith Based vs. Se...
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Faith and the
Warf...
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Mezirow Transforma...
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What needs to tran...
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Delivering Transfo...
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Key Method 6 Chang...
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Secret Weapon… Peo...
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Why is Adult Learn...
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“Learning is Socia...
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Blending the Inter...
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Global Social Chan...
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Strategy 4, Recogn...
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Strategy 5 Reflect...
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Collaborative Refl...
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When The pieces co...
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- Finding useful tools in the revolution and conflicts within Adult Learning
Copyright 2014 Richard C Close
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  1. 1. By Richard C. Close The Chrysalis Campaign, Inc. http://globallearningframework.ning.com rclose@richardclose.info Global Learning Framework©, Micro Learning Paths© are a Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close No version can be reproduced in any format without written permission from author Web Education System™ is a Trademark of BASCOM Inc. Adult Learning A Training Guide of Theory & Methods - Finding useful tools in the revolution and conflicts within Adult Learning
  2. 2. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Speaker Richard C Close CEO-Servant Chrysalis Campaign, Inc. – 3 years GEC &STEM speaker – 25+ year Corp Learning markets – SUNY ESC Master research on Adult Learning, Poverty and Technology – Developer of the Global Learning Framework™ – K-12 and Poverty Methods – Author, developer, consultant
  3. 3. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Agenda Adult Learning… A Training Guide of Theory & Methods • Uncommon world • The conflict within the theories • The great divide • Forces at play • Theories • Keep the faith • What is transformation • Strategies for AL Practitioners • When is all works Copyright RClose Kenya 2007
  4. 4. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Common Core in a Uncommon World Walt Disney's Surprise Package (1944). “Might Highty Tidy” By Dick Huemer and Joe Grant In front of the jail, the Highty-Tighty put a great machine. “Now,” he said, “begins the fun. We'll take these folk and stretch them a little here, squeeze them a little there, press a bit, flatten a bit, until their forms are just like mine!” The people shook their fists and cried out angry shouts. But it was no use. One after the other, the short, the tall, the fat, the lean, were crammed into the wide metal mouth of the dreadful machine. One after the other they tumbled out again, stretched and flattened and absolutely square!
  5. 5. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Adult Learners and Finding Meaning Victor Lebow "Price Competition in 1955" (Journal of Retailing, Spring 1955) "The Real Meaning of Consumer Demand", Lebow wrote: • Our enormously productive economy demands that we make consumption our way of life, that we convert the buying and use of goods into rituals, that we seek our spiritual satisfactions, our ego satisfactions, in consumption. The measure of social status, of social acceptance, of prestige, is now to be found in our consumptive patterns. The very meaning and significance of our lives today expressed in consumptive terms. The greater the pressures upon the individual to conform to safe and accepted social standards, the more does he tend to express his aspirations and his individuality in terms of what he wears, drives, eats- his home, his car, his pattern of food serving, his hobbies.
  6. 6. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. San Jose High School graduating only 55% of the 2011 Class Our Digital Divide
  7. 7. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. AL… It’s Complicated…Pick Your Target • Different markets have different AL agendas: – Corporate – Wants workforce competence – Academic – Grades & Intelligence students – Youth – Relevance & fun – Poverty – Liberation and a career – Trauma – Healing and a future – Technical /Trade – Business and a completive edge
  8. 8. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. And… Methods Vary • Faith based transformation • Cognitive transformation • Social environmental transformation • Accelerated learning • Collaborative theories • Global Learning Framework
  9. 9. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. $$ Resources The reality is we have… Two Worlds Entitlement Community Encouragement Have lots of stuff Safe Reliable EnvironmentGood Education Good role Models What Future? Faith in Future Substandard Education Poor role Models UnSafe - Unstable Environment Denial of resources Lack of everything Rejection & PTS Poverty
  10. 10. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Neighbors
  11. 11. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Poverty and Trauma is… woven into the fabric of our world.
  12. 12. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. So you think you can teach! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HU_BueZZNd8
  13. 13. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. “Storm the Citadel” -AL’s Flawed Theories • Lack of understanding of the impact of poverty • Vague un-define terminology • Anti religious values & research on values • Sweeping generalizations (black box ideas) • Substandard research (Small elite ivy league groups) • Academic cultural fads (replication of assumptions) • Value intellectual development over emotional or social transformation. • Ignore impact of trauma/poverty on learning • Divide between theory and field methods • Academic bubble mentality
  14. 14. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. 1927… Lindemen Theories • Skills vs. Meaning • Subject vs. Situations • Industry vs. Humanity • Individual vs. Social • Ed now vs. Job Later • Empirical vs. Experiential Situation (Apprentice) Science Technology Engineering Math English History Art
  15. 15. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Revolution in the Air John Dewey 1859 –1952 – Democracy in Education – Hidden curriculum – Each student and individual – Context free vs context- dependent position • Paulos Freire: 1921 -1997 – Oppressor and the oppressed – Academia as authority?
  16. 16. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. The old “Colonial” education ways are fading Industrial Authoritarian Instruction One Way Model
  17. 17. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Start With… Knowles Andragogy Knowles Precepts: – Self-concept: As a person matures his self-concept moves from one of being a dependent personality toward one of being a self-directed human being. – Experience: As a person matures he accumulates a growing reservoir of experience that becomes an increasing resource for learning – Readiness to learn. As a person matures his readiness to learn becomes oriented increasingly to the developmental tasks of his social roles. – Orientation to learning. As a person matures his time perspective changes from one of postponed application of knowledge to immediacy of application, and accordingly his orientation toward learning shifts from one of subject- centeredness to one of problem-centeredness. – Motivation to learn: As a person matures the motivation to learn is internal (Knowles 1984).
  18. 18. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. We are awesomely uncommon
  19. 19. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Faith Based vs. Secular Christian Based – Inherent value system – Inherent purpose – “Love one another” primary value – Purpose driven – Clear guidelines – God Based Academic Based – “Relativeness” value system – Competency based – Collective values – Group organization loyalty – Relative guide lines – Consumerism based
  20. 20. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Faith and the Warfare of the mind Homeless Lost and Found I shut out the world You invited me in I have raged against brothers You gave me love I was a slave to my addictions You have set me free I have cheated my brothers You have given me food My attitude was bitter cold You wrapped me in warmth The world judged and beat me You are kind and accepting I come from a world of lies You speak in truths They expect me to fail You expect me to succeed They said I was a nobody You said I am God’s child I lived in filth You showered and clothed me I was alone Now hundred’s support me My fear made me angry Now Grace gives me compassion I abuse my family in my blindness Now love give me new eyes I was lost in my selflessness Now found in the Lord’s oneness How amazing my hopelessness Is transformed by Grace Of course I deserve none of this
  21. 21. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Mezirow Transformative Learning TL Reflection Framework Framework Framework Point of View
  22. 22. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Pos. Spiral Frameworks = Motivators Success Point of View $$ Resources Community Encouragement Havelotsof stuff SafeReliable EnvironmentGood EducationGoodrole Models Faithin Future Reflection
  23. 23. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Neg. Frameworks = (de)Motivators What Future? Substandard Education Poorrole Models UnSafe-Unstable Environment Denialof resourcesLackof everything Rejection& PTS Poverty Point of View Reflection
  24. 24. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. What needs to transform? You must help change • Values • Self image • Life a learning skills • Self worth • Communication skills • Workforce skills • Opportunity
  25. 25. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Delivering Transformational Experiences Changed Point of View $$ Resources Community Encouragement Havelotsof stuff SafeReliable EnvironmentGood EducationGoodrole Models Faithin Future Reflection Disrupt with Positive Framework Experiences
  26. 26. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Key Method 6 Change is a Process Ending, Losing, and Letting Go The Neutral Zone The New Beginning William Bridges on Change Management Theory
  27. 27. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Secret Weapon… People are Context
  28. 28. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Diversity teaches one another. Copyright Warner Brothers
  29. 29. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Secret Weapon… Technical Collaboration
  30. 30. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Assessment as an Empowerment Tool You Must Trust Your Students – Self administer – Learning styles – Personality types – Life Skills – Listening – Writing to heal
  31. 31. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. UNESCO Four Pillars – Values Transform • Values Drive Everything – Learn to know – Learn to be – Learn to communicate – Learn to do
  32. 32. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Why is Adult Learning Awesome? http://www.thefirstgrader-themovie.com/
  33. 33. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Theory into Practice
  34. 34. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Strategy 1, The Total Experience Student’s Experience Personal Culture Community Center Culture Content Methods Loving Volunteers
  35. 35. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Strategy 2 A Safe Place • Safe space • Safe people • Nonjudgmental methods • Positive mentoring • Love… most important
  36. 36. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Strategy 3, Collaboration • Learn in groups • Day trips • Project Based Learning • Reflective collaboration • Group discussion • Pray & praise together • Honor one another experience
  37. 37. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. “Learning is Social Experience” We are tribal by nature Pack to Serve an unite • The Team • Help • Encourage • Coach • Collaborate • Leverage competence • Strife builds character • Manage life • Built on successes • Hope of a better future • Prosperity
  38. 38. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. “Learning is Social Experience” We are tribal by nature We pack for power – To defend ourselves – Gangs – Unions – Intimidate – Slander – Suppress – The world hates me – Leverage fear – Anger – Addiction – Enforced failures – Gang/tribe is family – Poverty/Crime Cycles
  39. 39. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Or we go it along The Lone Wolf • Isolated • It’s about me • Rejection • No one cares • Gaming addictions • I don’t need anyone • Depression • On strife… We avoid risk • One day at a time • Whatever attitude • What future? • Just hanging out in media • Private poverty • Fantasy over reality
  40. 40. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Blending the Internet into Collaboration “Global Learning Framework™ ” DiscoverProblem Adopt ShareCollaborate What is gift to the world? Learning Styles Quiz Personal Report and Study Guide Group Discussion Published Essays Poems Journaling book Social Networking (Ning) Poetry “Writing to Heal” AgreementExplore Study Guide Personal Counseling
  41. 41. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Global Social Change Model Global Learning Framework™ DiscoverProblem Adopt ShareCollaborate Personal Change Global Change
  42. 42. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Strategy 4, It’s Personal • Sensitive to what trust is • Sensitive to past experience and values • Assessment • Personal plan • Individual counseling • Individual support services • Privacy
  43. 43. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Strategy 4, Recognition • All adults as individuals • Easy reward system • Publish writings • Equal voice • Encourage • Honor responses
  44. 44. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Strategy 5 Reflections • Caution with solo reflection • Facilitate discussion • Stretch but not to far • Writing to heal • “Freedom Writers” • Journaling • Media discussion • Poetry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f8liieRepk
  45. 45. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Collaborative Reflection Democratic Teaching Methods: – Present opportunities for discourse – Present topics with competing values – Review life histories and lessons – Stories and lesson from home – Offer controversial statements and situations – Discuss alternative ways to see things – Present a model of patience, respect, civility, responsibility and helping.
  46. 46. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Strategy 6 Demonstration • Projects • Writings • YouTube • Work • Badges • Certificates
  47. 47. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. When The pieces come together https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsNsc051wW8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH44POArklg
  48. 48. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Get Real – AL educators are… • servants • a resource • facilitators • guides • confidants • life lines • The one who passes or fails • shoulders to cry on
  49. 49. Global Learning Framework© Copyright 2009 Richard C. Close, No version can be reproduced in any format. Questions By Richard C. Close The Chrysalis Campaign, Inc. New Milford, CT 06776 rclose@richardclose.info Twitter: iamafricastory Contest at: http://this-is-my-story.ning.com Chrysalis Campaign. Inc. Site: http://globallearningframework.ning.com Micro Learning Paths, Global Learning Framework, Global Learning Process are Copyright 2011 Richard C. Close Web Education System, My Web Library are Trademark s of Bascom, Inc. www.bascom.com Space Images Copyright NASA. Africa and Brooklyn, NY photography copyright 2007-9 Richard C. Close

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