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Bush Foundation Leadership Chautauqua

Client: Bush Foundation
Author: Deborah Meehan
Subject: learning community
Type of Service: Learning Community
Date of Publication: 06/28/2012

Learning Lab on Learning Communities (April 23-24, 2009)

LLC hosted a learning lab on learning communities with learning circle partners and others who facilitate learning communities. I had two experiences that enabled me to go deeper with my understanding about how to open up transformative learning and how to manifest the kind of change we desire in the world in our learning community process. A group of eight people used Emergent Learning Mapping to explore the question, "How do we create conditions that open up transformative learning?" We told our own stories of transformative learning and identified insights from our own experiences that we shared with each other. We then came up with hypotheses that we could test in future opportunities we have to facilitate a learning community experience. The learning from the session is captured here. read more »

Facilitating Learning Conversations and Communities PDF file [download] [more info]

The purpose of a learning circle, conversation, or community is to support the movement from individual intelligence to collective wisdom through reflective dialogue about subjects that attract and have meaning for participants. The framework for creating a learning circle includes five areas of attention. They include belief systems, creating an environment, processes, structures, and actions or outcomes that support the development and evolution of a learning conversation.

Authors: Dr. Kathleen E. Allen

Subjects: learning community, learning circle, facilitation

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Accelerating Learning about Leadership Development: A Learning Community Approach PDF file [download] [more info]

In this chapter we discuss our personal experiences with the creation of a leadership development evaluation learning community. We describe the use of collective learning methodologies and share stories about how our work individually and collectively has benefitted.

Authors: Deborah Meehan,