Produsing resources for coaching and teaching #SCP13: Week 7
ProdusingIn collaborative communities the creation of shared contenttakes place in a networked, participatory environmentwhich breaks down the boundaries between producers andconsumers and instead enables all participants to be usersas well as producers of information and knowledge –frequently in a hybrid role of produser where usage isnecessarily also productive. Link
Young people born in the early- tomid-1990s will make up 13.2 per cent ofAustralias population by 2015
27.1 per cent of young adults are involved involunteer work. Yet while they spend their workingdays helping others, theyre less trusting than therest of us - 49.7 per cent think people can betrusted, compared to 54.1 per cent of the generalpopulation.
The number of young people receivingﬁnancial assistance from their parents wentup from 57 per cent to 64 per cent in thefour years to 2010
Not all the value produced by a community or anetwork is immediately realized. Activities andinteractions can produce “knowledge capital” whosevalue lies in its potential to be realized later. Note thatthis potential can be useful even if it is never realized. Etienne Wenger, Beverly Trayner and Maarten de Laat’s (2011)
were about to career into a Great Collision — peoplebumping up against the self-imposed perimeter of their owncarefully constructed lives; human potential crashingheadlong against choices that make the least of it. Its acollision of values against value. Its a collision ofpreferences against expectations; the lives we want versus thechoices were willing to make; what we give versus why wetake; what we ﬁnd in each other versus what we seek fromeach other. Its a collision thats going to happen inside eachof us — and then, maybe, result in a collision that happensoutside each of us. Umair Haque (2012)
If our ultimate goal is to educate human beings,then we must focus not only on knowledge andinformation, discipline and surveillance asmeasured by tests, but also on non-academicpleasures, motivations, skills, and the full arrayof human engagement that sustains attentionand meaning. Susan Bloom, 2013 Hufﬁngton Post