Initial Analysis of Some of the Participatory Workshops

Please note - this analysis is an initial attempt at overview, and because of the date of receipt of some of the workshop reports, they may not, as yet, have been considered in this paper.  All reports to date though are on the website. Global Assembly for Knowledge Democracy Pre-event Workshops, Spring 2017-06-02 On June 16th … Continue reading Initial Analysis of Some of the Participatory Workshops

Pre-Conference Workshops in Bogota, Colombia

Workshops on Higher Education, Knowledge Democracy and Community Engagement for Reconciliation Purposes were held June 5-8, 2017 at the Bogota campus of the Universidad Nacional de Columbia. The workshops were facilitated by Rajesh Tandon and Lesley Wood. A summary of feedback/learning of participants regarding academics' role in promoting knowledge democracy through PAR is provided below. … Continue reading Pre-Conference Workshops in Bogota, Colombia

Online Pre-Conference Workshop

Virtual Interactive Action Learning (VIAL) Circles: Using LEAP, Presenter, Coach, and Facilitator Models as E-Focus Group Framework for Conceptualizing Measurable Actions of Democratic Association in Higher Education Purpose: This online workshop session was held on May 28, 2017, via Adobe-Connect Global Meet Web Audio Conferencing to introduce participants to the theoretical and pragmatic framework of … Continue reading Online Pre-Conference Workshop

CARN Conversations

From the CARN Co-ordinating Group Dear all, Some of the CARN Co-ordinating group members began a discussion about Knowledge Democracy last week. We'd like it if you could add your own thoughts, ideas, discussion..... Below is a brief summary of the issues we touched on. We raised some fundamental questions in our discussion: What do … Continue reading CARN Conversations

International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research Pre-Conference Workshop in Ireland

The International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research pre-conference workshop was held in Ireland. The photos below provide a synthesis of the discussion on knowledge democracy.  The ICPHR members in Ireland were enthusiastic about the process of thinking about the questions set.  They thought they had a good amount of ambiguity to enable meaningful discussion.  There … Continue reading International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research Pre-Conference Workshop in Ireland

Virtual Local Workshop: Promoting a Participatory Convergence in a Spanish Context

This local workshop was held June 12 and 16, 2017 and was undertaken to generate a discussion process that would allow us to rethink our teaching and research, questioning the social, political and ethical dimensions of the university. Taking into account the proposal of the Global Assembly, our contribution was to move the reflections generated … Continue reading Virtual Local Workshop: Promoting a Participatory Convergence in a Spanish Context