The Crossing Borders Process

To facilitate Transformative Online Experiences

This is a Virtual Transformative Learning Process 

that includes Interactive Modules that engage peer learners within small

Communities of Practice.

 

This new Interactive Learning Method facilitates a series of

social and experiential learning activities.

 

INTERACTIVE DESIGN

STEP 1: SMALL GROUPS

 

 

into a number of intimate peer groups 

that build relationships for the duration of the course.

Dividing a group of virtual learners

INTERACTIVE DESIGN

STEP 2: PREPARATIONS

 

 

to get to know each other and introduce content.

Connecting peer groups around a multimedia online module

MULTI-

MEDIA

VIRTUAL FISHBOWL PROCESS

PROCESS

MODELLING

REFLECTION

DIALOGUE

DEBRIEF

MODELLING: showing all students videos

of exemplary learning processes in which

peers model qualities such as mindful  sharing,

empathic listening, and self-awareness.

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

STEP 4

REFLECTION: providing the learners with time

to write thoughts about the personal prompts

before breaking into small peer groups.

DIALOGUE: supporting learners in each peer group

to engage on Zoom around the subject in an open,

personal and empathic dialogue.

DEBRIEF: returning to the large group and having

three students of different peer groups share first

insights that emerged in the small group dialogues.

WELCOMING the large group of all learners in the virtual space and introducing them to the topic.

 

Providing Reflection Tasks to peer groups in the online modules

to harvest and record their insights.

INTEGRATION

STEP 1: REFLECTION

Insights

 

Translating New Insights into short multimedia formats

and sharing them with their peers in the large group.

INTEGRATION

STEP 2: ACTION

Facilitating a Collective Process of selecting and combining multimedia

that express insights from the learning process.

PARTICIPATORY CULTURE

 

STEP 1: COLLABORATION

Sharing Collective Insights with the world via social media.

 

PARTICIPATORY CULTURE

 

STEP 2: COMMUNITY ACTION

In Social Learning we grow through another person.

In Experiential Learning we grow by doing.

In Transformative Learning we grow through perspective change.

THE CROSSING BORDERS PROCESS

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