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Education is an illusion if it only disseminates information - A university-wide cloud-like to connecting in an open world

Our presentation from ALT-C about how we have struggled to find the third way between individual and institutional technology strategy

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Education is an illusion if it only disseminates information - A university-wide cloud-like to connecting in an open world

  1. 1. Education is an illusion if it simply disseminates information A university wide cloud-like approach to connecting in an open world https://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/7204732704
  2. 2. @PeterBryantHE p.j.bryant@lse.ac.uk @TELGreenwich a.coombs@gre.ac.uk @monikapazio m.pazio@gre.ac.uk
  3. 3. Greenwich Connect http://blogs.gre.ac.uk/greenwichconnect https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixHacm7vyu8&feature=youtu.be
  4. 4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/drbethsnow/2346465163 Projects Seed fund Governance (organisational and individual) Working groups (OERs and social media) Communications/Resources Hearts and minds
  5. 5. https://www.flickr.com/photos/andy_morris/3547443925/ What happened?
  6. 6. https://www.flickr.com/photos/henryfaber/28339057
  7. 7. Resistance to technology https://www.flickr.com/photos/spookman01/6790694167/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/spookman01/6790608295
  8. 8. Resistance to openness Resistance to openness https://www.flickr.com/photos/16190595@N05/13845135604
  9. 9. https://www.flickr.com/photos/brennanmoore/2445853757
  10. 10. Example: Seed fund https://www.flickr.com/photos/dave_apple/348754929 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNLbp9gzspQ&feature=youtu.be
  11. 11. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wiertz/10248755515 Key messages People not platforms Action not activity Producing not consuming Interacting not broadcasting Leading not following Learning not analytics Transformational not incremental
  12. 12. https://www.flickr.com/photos/barryadams/4390647882 So 18 months on…
  13. 13. Absorption not transformation Inactivity not action Micro not macro You not we Challenged views of the collective and the institution
  14. 14. BUT… Heroes emerged Champions heard and celebrated Engagement supported Intervention not revolution
  15. 15. Your starter for 10 (you all know the rules) How can we scale innovation beyond the micro ‘projects with 30 students’ into broader macro institutional practice and change?
  16. 16. Is there a contradiction between a culture of academic freedom and implementing institutional strategies around teaching and learning?
  17. 17. @PeterBryantHE p.j.bryant@lse.ac.uk @TELGreenwich a.coombs@gre.ac.uk @monikapazio m.pazio@gre.ac.uk

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