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|Description:||xiii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||And so it begins. Traditional conferences : what they do and how they get it wrong --
(Un)defining a camp or unconference --
The good, the bad, and the unscripted --
How to plan and execute a successful camp --
Unconference case studies --
Applying the unconference structure beyond conferences and the future of the movement --
Changing the rules of learning. Traditional classrooms : what is missing? --
Benefits and challenges to leaving the traditional classroom behind --
Creating your own knowledge ecosystem : harnessing the power of mob labor --
Planting, caring for, and feeding your mob --
Education case studies --
The future of the self-educated mob.
Counter In response to the increasing failure to_successfully instruct_through traditional conferences and_learning environments, this comprehensive resource offers the first examination of, and guide to, the "unconference" movement._Dissecting the impact of internet "mob rule" on continuing education and training, this book shows how a new breed of digital solutions-including camps, "unconferences," and peer learning strategies-successfully put_the power of knowledge in the hands of_learners. In addition to providing a step-by-step approach to planning and leading a successful camp or "unconference," numerous case studies are presented, as well as interviews and examples of emerging education and training models for organizations, businesses, and community groups of all sizes.
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