Introduction: What is in my wallet?Every one selects oneor two items fromtheir pocket, purse,wallet or backpackthat has somepersonal significanceto them. Theyintroduce themselvesand share about theselected item andwhy it is important tothem.
What is a Team?It is an organization of people who must workinterdependently to achieve a common goal, whoshare on-going responsibility for delivery of thesame output, whose members may make uniquecontributions to output, yet all mutually contributeto the performance of the team, and whose task isto continually manage and improve itsperformance.
Mission of AUDRN: Supporting localknowledge with digital tools, resource- sharing and networking
A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way. (Swahili proverb)
Objectives1. Cherish and affirm the uniqueness and commonalities of colleagues in AUDRN2. Deepen bonding and camaraderie among colleagues.3. Work collaboratively to encourage other Philippine schools to be involved in AUDRN4. Plan their participation in the international Camp5. Explore local knowledge of the place of teambuilding6. Be inspired to work more professionally and strengthen commitment to AUDRN
Reminders• Be properly motivated.• Be positive.• Break open your mind-sets.• Take moderate amount of risks.
DAY 1 (April 18, 2012) DAY 2 (April 19, 2012) Day 3 (April 20, 2012)Morning Morning Morning8:00-8:30 – 8:00 - 10:00 – 8:00 – 12:00 –Introduction What concrete ways/actions can each Planning for the participation in the stakeholder undertake that will realize International Camp the essential qualities of an effective AUDRN-PH Chapter?8:30-9:00 – 10:00-10:30Leveling of expectations and Snacksorientation of the teambuilding9:00-12:00 – 10:30 -12:00Hand Language Activity Explore Local Knowledge of Talisay BacolodLUNCH LUNCH LUNCHAfternoon Afternoon Afternoon2:00-2:30 Sharing2:30-3:30 Activity on Communication 1:30-5:00 1:00 – 2:00 – Continue exploring local knowledge Synthesis, Integration and Closing Ritual3:30-4:30 What do you perceive are 5:00 – 7:00 2:00 – onward –the most essential qualities of an Sharing of exploration of local Free Timeeffective AUDRN-PH Chapter? knowledge of the place4:30 onwards Blind Polygon
Activity 1: Hand LanguageWrist- write down the name you feel most comfortable with and which you prefer to be called.Pointing Finger- a word/phrase which would best describe youMiddle Finger- a symbol which would best illustrate your greatest professional growth experienceRing Finger-a symbol which would best illustrate a major block to your professional growth.Little Finger – a symbol which would best show what you consider is God’s greatest gift to you.Thumb Area – if you were a locality (national or international), what locality would you be?Palm Area – what local knowledge do you consider as the most significant?
Reflection Questions(Hand Language)1. What were the feelings you experienced while working on the activity and while sharing your hand language?2. What significant learning, realizations, and discoveries did you have from this activity?
Activity 2: Blind PolygonProcess Questions:3. What worked well?4. What was challenging?5. What did you learn about yourself?6. What did you learn about the group?
Characteristics of Effective Teamwork: Literature Review by Mickan and Rodger (2000)Organizational Individual contribution Team processesStructureClear purpose Self knowledge CoordinationAppropriate culture Trust CommunicationSpecified task Commitment CohesionDistinct roles Flexibility Decision makingSuitable leadership Conflict managementRelevant members Social relationshipsAdequate resources Performance feedback
Activity 3 What do you perceive are the most essential qualities of an effective Asian University Digital Resource Network team?
Sheila Passion – we need our heart and soul for LK Commitment Come up with real content – research (Mahara) -proposals on researchMalou Passion for LK - we’re a vanishing breed Commitment Innovative – learning new waysNoel Willing to collaborate – TIME Diverse – strengths and weaknesses, background, Innovative etcReyDan Passion for learning Trailblaze – trailblazing stance Sustained Link --taking a standRobert Convergent Mind Convergent Feeling Sensitivity – to look at what is needed outside (trends -despite differences - Manage to “feel the same” & demands)Joel Creativity Big Picture – transforming our strengths Lifelong Learning -being ready and willing to ask for helpLory Well-Understood and Shared Structure Clear Goals/Objectives Shared Strategy & Output -each one should understand these goalsDens Authenticity Clarity of Vision Adherence to ethical research procedures - in dealing with LK in terms of documentation – translating our objectives into workable terms - verify the data & own it to them & presentation (translating it to others) -Being a “cultural broker” -- facilitating local knowledge properlyAinie Dedicated Committed Legacy -allotting time - even in the little things - Respecting local knowledgeAlma United Commitment Dynamic - shared vision & goals -as opposed to being static - in how we present, learn, find solutionsIrish Personal (local) Knowledge Love & learn to listen Ability to process - - decision making can make or breakSam Ability and Willingness to listen to everyone Spirit /Willingness to Ask & Share Explorative - & integrating LK in the classroom setting through digital toolsArlynne Synergy Clarity of the Mission Results/Output -different backgrounds and talents working -WHY AUDRN is here -quantity & quality of the output togetherDianne Cultural Tolerance Maintain a culture of Inquiry Interdisciplinary Resource Provider
Local Knowledge…• Facilitate the reclaiming, generation & channeling of LK• Mainstreaming , integrating LK• Engender• Valuing LK• Collaborative promotion / facilitation/ promotion & facilitation/ ___of LKOR Facilitating LK thru Collaboration? » Facilitation -> empowering / acting as “agents”, active » Output & process » Collaboration as a means » What are other ways to promote/facilitate (aside from collaborative?)
6 qualities of AUDRN Champions2.Passion and commitment3.Collaboration & synergy4.Clarity of vision5.Facilitating the promotion of LK in education and the reclaiming and channeling of LK6.Utilizing appropriate and enabling technology7.Authentic, interdisciplinary, & ethical research
• What are the concrete ways to actualize the identified 6 qualities of AUDRN Champions?