Communities of practice are groups of people who share aconcern or a passion for something they do, and learn how to doit better as they interact regularly.Etienne Wenger
OPEN means many things• Formal or not• Credit or not or both• Distributed or not• Free or not• Open enrolment or not• Open licensed content or nothttp://www.flickr.com/photos/ashkyd/8769131526/by ashkyd
OPEN does change things• Potentially more complex• Prepare for the unknown• New possibilities• Many hats• Emerging and multiple facilitators• New formats• Less control• More flexible• Selective attention• More organizational and less intellectual?
Design for Success• Participation on the periphery• Community steward• Attention to history• Bridge and connect to enrich and advancedialogue• Rhythm and variety, build anticipation• Focus on people and dialogue• Ideas for activities emerge through participation• Mutual exchange of services / collaboration• Different modes and levels of engagement
GROUP ACTIVITY• 3 groups• Case: upcoming OPEN online workshop• Choose a focus: Intellectual, Social, Organizational• Review and brainstorm planning questions you shouldconsider• Select top 2 to report back to full group
BREAKOUT ROOMYou can jump in and out of breakout rooms asmany times as you like. This is how…
Moving to Breakout RoomsThis means you arein the main roomClick on the drop down menuto choose the breakout roomClick on the room youwould like to join.
In a Breakout Room…• Only one person can talk at a time. Press the talk button whenyou want to talk. When you’re done, press again to turn off yourmic.• Anyone can post in the chat area anytime. Noneed to wait foryourturn!Talk button to turn yourmiCon and off
ScrumblrSticky NotesAdd Sticky NotesMagnifying Glass Color code dotshttp://scrumblr.ca/
Adding and Writing New StickyClick on the Plus sign toadd new stickyDouble click to edit thecontent of stickyRemove by hover overthe sticky and click the “x”Note: You canmove the stickyby clicking anddragging.
Zoom in and out the boardBig StickiesSmall StickiesBy Clicking on theMagnifying Glass, youcan toggle betweensmall and big stickies formore roomClick and pull corner to enlarge board
GROUP TASKBring back to the main room 1-2 keyquestions to consider when designing anopen workshop
Activity Debrief• What were the risks in the design?• What would have made this activity better?• What are your suggestions for a next step in thisactivity?
http://www.ewenger.com/theory/Paulsen, MF 1995, Moderating Educational Computer Conferences, in ZLBerge & MP Collins (eds) Computer-mediated Communication and the On-line Classroom in Distance Education, Hampton Press, Cresskill, NJ.http://scope.bccampus.caSylvia Curriescurrie@bccampus.ca@currieHilda Anggraenihanggraeni@bccampus.ca