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Self Organized Learning Spaces

Catherina Fisher

The social web is replete with self-organizing spaces. Take Wikipedia, for example.

Exploration, experimentation, taking risks, 'what if?' questions and making errors, are all essential elements of self-organized learning. However, probably the most important component is the ability of the learners themselves to direct their own learning, and to be able to call upon the resources they need, when they need them. We can learn a lot from Wikipedia, and not just from the knowledge it contains.

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  • Carolyn Strauss

    At slowLab we call horizontal knowledge sharing and building 'SLOW PEDAGOGY.' It works because its very nature encourages transparency and accountability, but above all an atmosphere of mutual trust.

    • Catherina Fisher

      I like participation part. Quote: "Slow design encourages people to become active participants in the design process, embracing ideas of conviviality and exchange to foster social accountability and enhance communities."

  • Ben Goldhirsh

    yup. just read the piece. so amazing. thanks for sharing.