GELS Think Do Workshop 2011

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This is my workshop on Group Learning for GELS 2011


<ul><li> 1. Group Learning<br />Cameron Paterson<br />E:<br />T: cpaterso<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. Think of a group that you are (or were) part of that learned really well . . . what made it function so well? <br /> 3. Marshmallow challenge<br /> 4. Training group members to function as such prior to group engagement can improve interactions and increase productivity.<br /> 5. The Race<br />400-600 miles, non-stop Primal Quest Adventure Race <br />Multi-disciplinary, expert teams <br />Unknown terrain, multiple routes<br />Challenges: mental and physical exhaustion, navigational errors, injury<br />75-95 teams each year<br />55% of teams do not finish<br />Avg age=37, Avgexp=5.5 yrs<br />$250,000 purse<br /> 6. Map of Race<br />2004 Race Overview<br />Day 4-5<br />Day 1-2<br /> 7. How do claims of knowing vary across teams? <br />70%<br />Conditional Claims <br />50%<br />Assertive Claims<br />30%<br />Low<br />Team<br />Performance<br />High<br /> 8. 9. we<br />Team talk<br />lets<br /> 10. Conflict is normal, inherent, and essential to community practice and organisational learning.<br /> 11. Which one holds more stuff? <br /> 12. When a group is working well, we learn to listen to and respect diverse points of view, to share and exchange knowledge, and to clarify, modify, and extend our own thinking. <br />Project Zero<br /> 13. IDEO shopping cart<br /> 14. Leadership can be and at its best, often is a shared activity. Anyone and everyone who clarifies a teams direction, improves its strategy, secures organizational support for it, or provides coaching that improves its performance is providing leadership. <br />Professor Richard Hackman<br /> 15. How can leaders support group learning?Designing cultures that allows these dynamics to exist generatively<br /> 16. 80% of professional knowledge is built informally.<br /></p>