[community] Seeking a name

Jim Slotta slotta at bc.edu
Wed Jul 25 17:19:59 UTC 2018


How about "InclusiveU"

?

On Wed, 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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> > > > --
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> > > Cathy He
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> > >
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