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Mob Rule Learning : Camps, Unconferences, and Trashing the Talking Head

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In response to the increasing failure to successfully instruct through traditional conferences and learning environments, this comprehensive resource offers the first examination of, and guide to, the "unconference" movement. Dissecting the impact of internet "mob rule" on continuing education and training, this book shows how a new breed of digital solutions--including camps, "unconferences," and peer learning strategies--successfully put the power of knowledge in the hands of learners. In addition to providing a step-by-step approach to planning and leading a successful camp or "unconference," numerous case studies are presented, as well as interviews and examples of emerging education and training models for organizations, businesses, and community groups of all sizes.

Author Biography

Michelle Boule is a librarian. She lives in Houston.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
About the Websitep. xiii
And So It Beginsp. 1
Traditional Conferences: What They Do and How They Get It Wrongp. 5
(Un)Defining a Camp or Unconferencep. 17
The Good, the Bad, and the Unscriptedp. 35
How to Plan and Execute a Successful Campp. 49
Unconference Case Studiesp. 67
Applying the Unconference Structure Beyond Conferences and the Future of the Movementp. 87
Changing the Rules of Learningp. 99
Traditional Classrooms: What Is Missing?p. 103
Benefits and Challenges to Leaving the Traditional Classroom Behindp. 115
Creating Your Own Knowledge Ecosystem: Harnessing the Power of Mob Laborp. 143
Planting, Caring For, and Feeding Your Mobp. 159
Education Case Studiesp. 177
The Future of the Self-Educated Mobp. 197
Afterword: A Conclusion and Manifestop. 203
Appendix: Tools and Glossaryp. 205
About the Authorp. 217
Indexp. 219
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