Building Space for Creative Learning Communities

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Short Description

The development of "Creative Learning Communities" by adding an element of materiality (spaces, places, objects) to empower components of social learning and community building. The intention is to build a common meaning and identity amongst stakeholders by using and testing a mixture of formal, creative and non-formal approaches.

AIM

To create representative biographies and maps of meaning to empower components of social learning as well as to build a community (meaning, identity, practice and materiality).

IMPLEMENTATION STEPS

 

 

1. Focus groups with stakeholders

 

 

 

2. Expert group workshop

 

 

 

3. Community events

Tool Developer

CIKE

Pilot Location

Košice (Slovakia)

DURATION

9-11 Months

Cost Factors

Skilled researcher & facilitator, graphic designer, assistants, material costs, refreshments, small gifts for participants, venues for focus groups & expert workshops, technician & production assistant for community event, recorder

Involved PEople

Project management, researchers, graphic designer, stakeholders, external experts

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Building Space for Creative Learning Communities (full description)

Learning Community Methodology

Start, Stop, Continue, Learn!

Qualitative Research for Non-Researcher

Writing Biographies

Mapping

Learning Community Map (users)

Learning Community Map (local, regional, global)

Ideal Space Mapping

Scenario Cards

Visor Mapping Instructions

Impressions

 

Focus group - insight into a focus group with stakeholders from different disciplines to plan a creative space

Opportunities

  • Developing and testing research tools
  • Direct feedback from users and partners
  • Cooperation and involvement of interdisciplinary creatives

Challenges

  • Combination and visualisation of quantitative/ qualitative data
  • Analysis and evaluation of the components
  • Mapping of business sector in the region