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Sarah Gates — General

Would you be proposing a more domain general version of GitHub, for example? How would this project differ from current open source projects/peer led projects?

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo — General

while here- can we add the music folk to our slack

2 years ago

Anjni Amin — General

Does a teacher or expert facilitate these learning environments to make sure everything is on track?

2 years ago

Sarah Gates — General

How does peer learning differ from collaboration?

2 years ago

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Kelly D'Angelo — General

When these leaders quit/abandon something when it fails, do you think this is characteristic of the content you are coaching? For example, you are talking DFA. This may be entirelly ignorant, but I wonder if that is because it is an output of their identity. Conversely, a football coach, let's say, the Steelers coach this past Sunday in their humiliating loss to the Eagles... Tomlin isn't going to quit everything he did/and scrap all those plays that didn't work. My point is... is the "quitting" of the peer leaders characteristic to the group/content?

2 years ago

Allena Berry — General

I think your answer to the "Why do learners make these mistakes?" was probably the most persuasive (to me). Maybe that is a part of why this issue is important?

2 years ago

David Barel — Practical Argument: Mistakes hard to fix?

Are the peers struggling with "teaching new tools" or is it a bigger leadership issue? Would perhaps using good online resources fix the problem?

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo - What online resources are you envisioning here? I ask because I am a technophobe?

2 years ago

David Barel - For instance, if teaching paper prototyping is an issue (as Spencer talked about), there are excellent resources such as: IDEO method cards or YouTube videos that teach exactly that.

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo - so can we just put them in front of a computer and have them watch you tube and fill out a worksheet?

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo - :)

2 years ago

Tyler Lindow — General

How do these peers become leaders of their group? In other student orgs they are usually scaffolded up to their lead position.

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo — Practical Argument: Problem important?

You say design tools- are these innovative tools themselves? like a cool new robot? or a tool like an organizational tool that uses all available resources to their capacity.

2 years ago

Sarah White — General

When framing your research question (not your practical argument), think about which level you frame it at (innovation, teaching others, tool use) How might starting with a generalized version of problems or knowledge gaps about peers teaching other peers be clearer?

2 years ago

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Tyler Lindow — General

How will you consider the diversity of leadership thought?

2 years ago

Trey Smith — General

In terms of importance, it seems that supporting innovation is crucial in terms of solving tough 21st century problems. Further, your focus on managing teams is something that a number of people would be interested in.

2 years ago

David Barel — Practical Argument: Solution likely to work?

Are the successful instances of DFA mainly the result of leadership / use of specific tools?

2 years ago

Trey Smith - I was wondering the same thing.

2 years ago

Christopher Leatherwood — General

How to motivate the leaders to motivate their peers?

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo — Practical Argument: Solution backed by literature?

The how to teach peers to teach peers reminds me of the expert blind spot in Ambrose.

2 years ago

Allena Berry — General

Why is your solution focused only on leaders? This seems like a group dynamic issue.

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo — Practical Argument: Problem important?

Is the problem that there is not enough innovation? Or that it is not being implemented effectively across institutions that seek to employ innovation? Or, that our innovators can benefit from being better self-directed learners

2 years ago

Gulnaz Saiyed — Practical Argument: Problem important?

Matt: What is the messy problem?
Chris: Engagement using the tools that you want them to use (bad paraphrase)
You: That's not the final problem, but it is in there.

2 years ago

Sarah Gates — General

Perhaps you do this in your writing, but a more clear definition for "innovation" would be useful. Do you mean practical/technological innovation? Economical innovation? Intellectual innovation? Are these all under one general understanding/broad term of "innovation"?

2 years ago

Anjni Amin — General

You began speaking talking about innovation a lot, but then ended using the term persuasion - this kind of lost me.

2 years ago

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Sarah White — General

I think I got lost in what the core tension was. How do I know that other components of these social innovation networks aren't more critical than "persuasion" for helping leaders learn?

2 years ago

Tyler Lindow — General

How does "success" change outside of Northwestern?

2 years ago

Gulnaz Saiyed — Practical Argument: Learner mistakes important?

Now that you're talking about leaders persuading learners to use tools - this kind of connects to our child-centered/curriculum-centered debate -- the tools of the trade are X, but students don't want to use them. I'm also curious why this isn't your "broad" "general" problem as opposed to innovation.

2 years ago

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David Rapp — General

Final issue is about helping students learn persuasion and management skills - not clear how that relates to the innovation issue directly?

2 years ago

Kelly D'Angelo — General

Interesting topic- innovation is such a commonly used term and has become so nebulous- eager to hear where you take it.
also- i noticed you said we have these major problems and what is missing (maybe not your exact words) is innovation. does this make the assumption that people care? and care enough to do what?

2 years ago

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Allena Berry — General

The problems you posted are huge, but I am not sure if the students are looking at this BIG scale or on a local scale?

2 years ago

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David Rapp — General

Is innovation a skill or a goal? Does that matter for the discussion?

2 years ago

Sarah White — General

The problem you're addressing in this one is much more general and relevant to more people than your last argument!

2 years ago

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David Rapp - (which is good)

2 years ago

Gulnaz Saiyed — Practical Argument: Problem important?

This problem is important, but I want to know a little more concretely why innovation (vs tradition? vs already existing underrepresented perspectives vs ...) is what we need to teach to solve big problems. #lookout

2 years ago

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David Rapp — General

extracurricular activities can overcome close-ended, time-delimited activities

2 years ago

David Rapp — General

Claim: Societal problems can be solved by innovation - innovation involves different open ended disciplines with multiple solutions - class tasks are more close ended and time delimited - so what else can we do?

2 years ago

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