Elizabeth Mc Donnell

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Our Story<p>The P2P Foundation (officially, The Foundation for P2P Alternatives) is a non-profit organization and global network dedicated to advocacy …


New approach may be key to improving US population health

COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 11, 2015) -- The United States spends more on health care than any other country in the world, yet the life expectancy of its …

Digital Health

Introducing the Systems View of Life Into Organizations

Image credit: Cambridge University Press<p>Related:<p>I recently took part in a <b>Sustainable Brands webinar</b> with <b>Fritjof Capra</b>, in which we discussed how to …

The Next Frontier in Social Impact Measurement Isn’t Measurement at All

If we want social capital markets to fund the social sector effectively, we need to use social impact data effectively when making investment …


A Culture of Speed: Anticipation, Acceleration and Individualization in Academic Science.

Ruth Müller draws attention to the social and epistemic effects of a culture of speed in academia. Her research looks at how this wider culture has …


Not All Practice Makes Perfect - Issue 35: Boundaries

In just our fourth session together, Steve was already beginning to sound discouraged. It was Thursday of the first week of an experiment that I had …

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Powerful Photos Depict Veterans Who Use Art Therapy To Heal

<i>This photo series originally appeared in the February issue of National Geographic magazine.</i><p>Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan often return home with wounds that can't be seen on the surface: brain injuries resulting from the shockwaves that follow explosions.<p>Some veterans, including …

Play as Bulwark of Uselessness

Luca Morini is a Researcher within the Disruptive Media Learning Lab of Coventry University. With a Ph.D. in Education and Communication and a …


Why Microsoft’s reorganization is a bad idea

DuPont, the famous chemical company, was actually built on gunpowder.1 Founded in the early 1800s, DuPont was a small family concern until the early …

Learning and adaptation: 6 pitfalls to avoid

Development practitioners need to learn about changes in their local context and adapt interventions accordingly. Seems like common sense, right? But …


Why we need Models, and why it’s hard to change them.

It’s 460BC. Your job is a map maker, and your maps show the world to be flat. You’ve a lockup garage of flat earth maps to sell. But you also like …


Complexity Thinking

An overview of Systems Thinking, and how to apply the ideas of Complexity Theory to management of systems, with the results being called "Complexity Thinking".<p>This presentation is part of the Management 3.0 course created by Jurgen Appelo.<p>http://www.management30.com/course-introduction/

Creative Learning Exchange —

History<p>The Creative Learning Exchange was founded as a non-profit in 1991 by the progenitor of the field of System Dynamics, Jay W. Forrester, to …

Education Technology

Virtual Collaboration Overview

Education Technology

Open as a Practice

I have been to a couple of events lately where I have been introduced as an OER expert. While this fuels my ego, it is uncomfortable because I see …


About Policy Video – Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network

About this Project<p>Everyone talks about OER Policy, but what does it mean? What do OER policies look like in practice? How do they impact OER …

Education Technology

A visual exploration on mapping complex networks

Working with Patterns: An Introduction

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Joseph Jaworski - Group Intelligence: David Bohm's Real Dialogue Process (Chap 9)


About The Open Education Consortium | The Open Education Consortium

<b>Who We Are</b><p>We are a global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, …


Database error

From SystemsWiki<p>Jump to: navigation, search<p>A database query syntax error has occurred. This may indicate a bug in the software. The last attempted …


What system is it exactly?

When we use systems to help us understand the busy, messy world of human activity, we are in effect drawing a boundary. We identify some things that …