[community] Seeking a name

Roland Van Oostveen ROLAND.VANOOSTVEEN at uoit.ca
Wed Jul 18 03:12:41 UTC 2018


What about including the word ‘sandbox’?



Roland van Oostveen, Ph.D.
Director, BA in ESDT Program
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Email: roland.vanoostveen at uoit.ca
Web: http://eilab.ca

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From: Qi Chen<mailto:qc12ne at student.ocadu.ca>
Sent: July 17, 2018 10:56 PM
To: Jaime Enrique Cortés Fandiño<mailto:cortesfandino at gmail.com>
Cc: Inclusive Design Community<mailto:community at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca>
Subject: Re: [community] Seeking a name



Agree. Read the following news:
www.theglobeandmail.com/amp/politics/article-feds-spent-30000-to-rename-job-training-agency/<http://www.theglobeandmail.com/amp/politics/article-feds-spent-30000-to-rename-job-training-agency/>

Qi

On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:53 PM Jaime Enrique Cortés Fandiño <
cortesfandino at gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings to all,
> Although I know the strength of the word laboratory, if I confess that I
> think it is a place where only people are "very educated." Possibly this is
> wrong, however, my point is that the name of the place must summon and also
> motivate. I propose the word park because it means playing, opening,
> sharing and also learning from the other.
>
> *Long-life inclusive learning park*
>
> We will learn by playing ...
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Jaime E
>
>
>
> El mar., 17 de jul. de 2018 06:58, Treviranus, Jutta <jtreviranus at ocadu.ca
> >
> escribió:
>
> > I need help finding a name.
> >
> > As I’ve discussed with many of you, we are launching a lab school for
> > inclusive life-long learning. It will be project based and provide an
> > opportunity to explore and learn inclusive design in context. It will be
> > structured as a global learning community and governed as a platform
> co-op,
> > with members joining as both learners and educators. The members will be
> > “radically diverse.” We have founding members from around the globe.
> >
> > There are many groups interested in participating and sponsoring the
> > initiative, each from different perspectives:
> > - universities and colleges see it as a way to experiment with
> alternative
> > forms of education without risk to current institutions
> > - the inclusive design community sees it as a means to create an
> > inclusively designed educational experience unconstrained by current
> > policies and structures (e.g., course length and timing, teaching
> > assignments, grading and assessment, enrolment, etc.)
> > - industry sees it as a more grounded and flexible way to learn about
> > inclusive design
> > - foundations and public institutions see it as a way to tackle complex
> > problems and model more inclusive approaches to education
> > - different learners, including learners who have faced barriers to
> > education, see it as a way to optimize their unique learning potential
> and
> > goals.
> >
> > We are also devising ways to tackle financial inclusion through our
> > membership structure, whereby a corporate membership also finances a
> > scholarship, so we can be more inclusive.
> >
> > Several degree granting institutions are interested in granting degrees
> > for requisite aggregate credits.
> >
> > We are working to launch a pilot toward the end of this calendar year
> with
> > a one week intensive in inclusive design.
> > The host entity for now is the Inclusive Design Institute with its 8
> > postsecondary institution partnership. https://inclusivedesign.ca
> >
> > We have used the descriptive label “Lab School for Inclusive Life-long
> > Learning,” in initially socializing the plans. We chose Lab School to
> > denote the experimental or exploratory nature of the school (similar to
> the
> > Child Studies Institute for K-12), but Lab denotes a sterile, separate
> > space, and this will be anything but that. The name is also too long.
> >
> > I’m appealing to your collective creativity and brilliance.  Can you
> think
> > of a good name for this venture that somehow eludes labelling?
> >
> > thanks
> > Jutta
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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