Tag Archives: Scaffolding

Change or Churn?

As organisations try to change, they start with intent and move to action: it’s a process rather like throwing the engine into reverse on an oil tanker. You get a lot of churn. The water is thrashed into life: there’s … Continue reading

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Storytelling and Scaffolding

As i continue to develop the Scaffolded Social Learning model, i’m struck by the importance of the Storyteller role. Under a scaffolded approach, we use two elements: formal and co-created social. The formal elements are the organisational side of the … Continue reading

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Scaffolded Social Learning

Today i want to share a model for Social Learning. It’s at quite a pragmatic level: ‘what do we do about it?‘, rather than an esoteric discussion of ‘what does social mean?‘. I’m presenting a view of Scaffolded Social Learning: … Continue reading

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A structure for scaffolded social learning: bubbles and gateways

I’m developing some practical models for implementing social learning in organisations, trying to give ann idea of structures and methodologies that can be used. I’ve written previously about approaches to moderation and the ways that we can co-create meaning in … Continue reading

Posted in Agile, Authority, Blended Learning, Challenge, Collaboration, Conversation, Curation, Dialogue, E-Learning, Formal Learning Spaces, Formal Spaces, Informal Learning Spaces, Informal Spaces, Journalism, Knowledge, Learning, Learning Design, Learning Journey, Legacy, Meaning, Moderator, Narrative, Scaffolding, Social Learning, Stories, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

Scaffolded social learning environments for scenario based training: practical implementations

Bridging the gap between abstract training environments and the reality of everyday life is always a challenge. This can be particularly true when we are looking at high stress situations: training people to deal with emergencies that, by their nature, … Continue reading

Posted in 'Just in time' learning, Challenge, Collaboration, Community, Control, Dialogue, Effectiveness, Embedding, Everyday Reality, Exploration, Informal Spaces, Learning, Learning Design, Learning Journey, Learning Technology, Performance, Problem Solving, Scaffolding, Social Learning | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

Scaffolding pockets of social learning: ideas for practical implementation

Engagement over time is valuable in learning, giving us time to reflect, to try things out back in the real world, to draw together our learning. Providing appropriate, flexible and easily accessible social learning spaces around formal learning experiences is … Continue reading

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