Challenge Based Learning and Development

Challenge Based Learning and Development

 NEW IDEAS Return to New Ideas Challenge Based Learning and Development (CBLD) is an emerging software development and learning framework that leverages the innovative Challenge Based Learning (CBL) model to experience and learn all facets of the process while...
The Power of “Why”

The Power of “Why”

 NEW IDEAS Return to New Ideas Taking time to fully and collectively understand the “why” not only builds ownership and increases the chance for a meaningful and sustainable solution, but it sustains us through the hard work of change. If we do not...
(Your Organization) Based Learning

(Your Organization) Based Learning

 NEW IDEAS Return to New Ideas Even the best researched and packaged solution dogmatically applied will result in failure because it does not take into account the people involved and understand the nuances of each context.   Do you need personalized, project,...
The Importance of “Quality Ignorance”

The Importance of “Quality Ignorance”

 NEW IDEAS Return to New Ideas If we want individuals who can embrace “quality ignorance” and ask good questions we need a learning framework that supports this. The beauty of CBL is that it provides a scaffolding that celebrates the asking of questions and...
Sage on the Stage Or Guide on the Side?

Sage on the Stage Or Guide on the Side?

 NEW IDEAS Return to New Ideas Just because words rhyme and create a catchy phrase does not make them correct. Before they become the basis for decision making and practice they need to be thoroughly unpacked and discussed. In fact we should make it a practice...
Reflection: Lessons from Coding

Reflection: Lessons from Coding

 NEW IDEAS Return to New Ideas This reflective commenting on the code of our experiences will help us (mentors and students) become better learners and practitioners of CBL. If we do not reflect or simply describe our activities we will never develop the deep...