In spite of how many good Learning Environments (LE) are out there, people still struggle when they have to design their own LEs. It is a common misconception that being awesome at something means that you can teach it well. In this article Mauro Rego shares some insights on designing learning experiences.
The idea of citizen involvement is as old as the concept of democracy itself. But instead of collaborating with public representatives, civic initiatives are working more and more against the governmental sector. This is also reflected in a German word that has been recently coined: “Wutbürger” (literally: “enraged citizen”).
In recent years the role of the facilitator has become more and more popular. Facilitators work as intrapreneurs in global companies, strategy advisors in big agencies, freelance consultants, designers, teachers or start-up founders. All of them have one thing in common: they use their knowledge of creative processes and their ability to inspire others in order to enable collaboration across the borders of cultures, disciplines or organizations.