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2011 Transformative Learning Conference 

Here are some videos from the 2011 Transformative Learning Conference in Greece. You can download the conference proceedings here: 9th TLC - Paper Presentation by Edward Taylor from Dimitra Andritsakou on Vimeo. 9th TLC - Paper Presentations by J. Dirkx and L. West from Dimitra Andritsakou on Vimeo. 9th TLC - Symposium with Michel Alhadeff-Jones …

Posted 36 months ago by zackvr

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Interview with Jeanne Bitterman 

In June 2010, Jeanne Bitterman sat down with the OLA Media Team to share some of her thoughts on the field of adult learning and her recommendations for graduate students pursuing an advanced degree in the field. You can view the clips of her interview below: Question 1: What are the biggest challenges facing the field of adult learning …

Posted 48 months ago by zackvr

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The difference between those who manage and those who lead 

Here's a great Ted talk that I think touches many organizational learning principles in terms of managing people and leading people.

Posted 49 months ago by Skye MacLeod

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New Interview with Stephen Brookfield 

On April 30, 2010, Stephen Brookfield sat down with the OLA Media Project Team and  shared some of his current thinking on the field of adult learning, making use of critical theory, and navigating graduate studies. Download the audio here and the full video here. Take a look at the clips below: Question 1: What …

Posted 52 months ago by zackvr

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Social Dimensions of Self-Directed Learning 

On May 5th, 2010 Jerome Eneau, Professor of Adult Education at the University of Rennes (France), gave a lecture on the social dimensions of self-directed learning.  It was co-sponsored by the Adult Learning and Leadership Program and Gottesman Libraries and was facilitated by Dr. Ruud van der Veen, Visiting Professor of Adult Learning & Leadership. …

Posted 53 months ago by zackvr

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Dan Pink on Organizational autonomy  ☆

Here's a terrific animation/lecture on how to develop autonomy in organizations. It's a terrific lecture that focuses on creating psychological safety in the work place in order to promote innovation and change.

Posted 53 months ago by Skye MacLeod

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Leadership for Sustainable Organizations Panel  ☆

On Tuesday April 20, 2010, OLA and ODNNY held the Leadership for Sustainable Organizations Panel, a forum on developing the leadership that will bring the agenda for business sustainability forward. The forum was held at Teachers College, Columbia University. The panelist included: Steven Cohen, Executive Director of  The Earth Institute at Columbia University Karen Karp, Director of Business …

Posted 54 months ago by zackvr

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Aesthetics and Transformational Learning Talk 

Dr. Alexis Kokkos, Professor of Adult Education and Dean of the School of Humanities at the Hellenic Open University, gave a talk on the role of aesthetics in transformational learning at Teachers College.

Posted 55 months ago by Skye MacLeod

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OLA Faculty Dissertation and Integrative Project Panel Event 

On March 25th, members of the Adult Learning and Leadership program held an event for graduate students to discuss the process of researching and writing a dissertation/MA Integrative project. Faculty addressed common questions and concerns such as: - How do you select and build a relationship with your advisor? - What process do students need …

Posted 55 months ago by Skye MacLeod

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Tranformative Learning Panel, April 8th  ☆

On Thursday, April 8th, a group of leading researchers in adult learning met at NYU to give a panel discussion about recent trends in transformative education. Michel Alhadeff-Jones led a panel which included Edward Taylor, Victoria Marsick, John Dirkx, and Alexis Kokkos. You can download the audio here (right/ctrl click and select "Save Link …

Posted 55 months ago by Skye MacLeod

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