[community] Seeking a name

Rob Harvie harv at me.com
Wed Jul 18 13:52:26 UTC 2018


With apologies, further to Peter’s contribution: Colaboratory School of Inclusive Higher Education Innovation, Advancement... and Learning 8 R’s (Readin’, Riting, Re-affirmin’, Regulatin’, Ratifyin’, Realizin’, Rectifyin’, Revolutionizin’).

That makes for “SeeYeaL8r”.  

I leave it to someone else to figure out the add-on acronym ALLIGATOR.

-rob h


> On Jul 18, 2018, at 9:41 AM, Peter Pennefather <p.pennefather at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Cybele
> 
> Great summary. One thing that should not be forgotten is that Jutta is not
> talking about a high school here. But rather a program of higher education
> leading to a certification of higher knowledge. That knowledge will be
> built around the idea of an entry to practicing the ideals of inclusive
> design in professional or at least remunerated manner. For example. before
> the Dalla Lana Faculty of Public health become a faculty it was called a
> School of Public Health. That designation allowed it to function
> semi-independently of the Faculty of Medicine and advance the idea of
> "creating condition for health" through a variety of innovative degree
> granting programs.
> 
> The way higher education is supported in Canada (and globally) is highly
> regimented and require officially approved curricula with clearly stated
> outcome competencies and differentiation from (less so in the US where
> Trump University had brief run). A school also allows a such a program to
> be sponsored and supported by multiple existing institutions of higher
> education. A good example is the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)
> that is jointly governed and paid for by Laurentian and Lakehead.
> 
> Ultimately the money for higher education comes mostly from the public
> purse so a standard accounting path has to be created to allow unique
> missions to be pursued. At the same time a School structure can provide a
> well understood career path for faculty members and administrative staff.
> This would be true even if collaborating institution assigned or recruited
> faculty and staff to participate in the mission of the School.
> 
> There are also well understood pathways for advancement pathways and
> extramural grant administration. A higher education School could also enter
> into agreements with Colleges to prepare students with prior learning and
> lived experience to successfully navigate the programs offered by the
> University level School.
> 
> Here is my suggestion for a name
> *Colaboratory School of Inclusive Higher Education Innovation and
> Advancement (CSIHEIA)* (pronounced SeeYea)
> 
> The curriculum could be developed around the higher education skills to
> innovate and advance the higher education sector. The Colaboratory would
> emphasize the the curriculum will always be evolving and experimental. For
> that to experimental nature to be realized careful attention will need to
> applied to specifying data formats for measuring success.
> 
> Peter Pennefather,
> cell 647-773-3987; p.pennefather at gmail.com
> 
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 6:28 AM, Cybele S <cybele.sack at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Re the words suggested so far, I like:
>> 
>> Collaboration or participatory — to indicate modality
>> Park — interesting word.  Issue with lab is people can feel like guinea
>> pigs.  Issue with sandbox is it sounds small.  Issue with institute is that
>> it sounds institutional.  Academy sounds formal.  School can sound like
>> division of bigger place or place for youth.
>> Doesn’t mean they aren’t good words.  Like paint , it can depend how they
>> are combined.
>> I don’t much like life-long learning in title but more in a mandate.  It
>> suggests for seniors or continuing education, in a title.
>> 
>> But learning on its own is good.
>> 
>> So, experiment:
>> Collaborative learning park
>> Participatory learning park
>> Collaborative learning centre
>> Centre for collaborative design
>> Centre for collaborative education
>> Centre for co-design
>> Centre for inclusive co-design
>> Centre for participatory action
>> 
>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:00 AM Cathy He <cathyheee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Greetings to all.
>>> What about “3L lab”, as Life Long Learning Lab has three “L”.
>>> 
>>> All the best,
>>> Cathy He
>>> 
>>> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:13 PM Roland Van Oostveen <
>>> ROLAND.VANOOSTVEEN at uoit.ca> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 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
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 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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