I spent my past ten years traveling the world as a bartender and pianist in the hospitality industry. I am involved in social and educational projects related to public access to knowledge and cultural diversity. I am an active member of Free Software Foundation and Peeragogy.org communities. Co-founder with: Wouter Tebbens and Joseph Corneli of Educational Platform Free Technology Guild (FTG).
— working on Free/Open Culture
That a man can change
himself and become
master of own destiny is the
conclusion which every
aware of the power of right thought.
- CHRISTIAN D. LARSON
I believe that there is no shortage of good ideas for solving the problems of our time, but there is a need to introduce new socio-economic and education, in public spaces dedicated to their development and sustainability planning. Bergamo HUB will be designed and engineered to meet this requirement. The endogenesis design, generation, internal training project comes as study module applied to the research community in the field of education and training: Peeragogy.org.
(S.I.A.R.) we'll present at Bergamo HUB will build upon the concept of the cardanic gyroscopic suspension Gimpal mechanism described it in detail by the Italian Renaissance mathematician Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576), and Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). I am convinced that this model can be improved through the mindful sharing of knowledge and experience among researchers (S.I.A.R.) is an Open Innovation Research Technology Project.
Peeragogy.org presents a range of techniques that self-motivated learners can use to connect with each other and develop stronger communities and collaborations. The book is addressed to everyone who is interested in how learning works, whether you’re an educator, a hobbyist, an artist, a home-school student, an employee, a parent, an activist, an archivist, a mathematician, or a tennis player. The book was written by a bunch of people who think learning is cool.
Paragogy has five principles, with which we endeavor describe the phenomenon of effective peer learning, and to prescribe key aspects of its best practice. These principles were conceived by turning Malcolm Knowles principles of adult education ("andragogy") by 90 degrees. In other words, we are looking at learning scenarios in which the standard assumptions about teaching and learning don't apply in a straightforward way.
A reasonable basic goal (which might take a while to get together) is to produce some USB drives and accompanying tech notes, so that anyone in the Peeragogy project (or other parties) can be "on the same page" from a technology standpoint. This will help people who are willing and interested get started using tools like Git or LaTeX or Cinnelera... or whatever... . and hopefully, contributing to software development. Participants interested in crafting other bootable custom USBs for other projects are welcome to join!
The third layer in the FTG plan is a service marketplace - basically, a way to charge money for free software and technology work. There are of course lots of existing channels for this, but the thought is that building something that integrates nicely with the learning and teaching ecosystem will make it easier. I basically look at this as an alternative to grant funding. I have a rather light-hearted proposal about how this might work at nonstarter.org.
The FTG working group aims to develop a guild-like structure where people can realise useful projects for peers or customers and while working together with people with different skill sets and experience they can obtain useful experience and economic benefits. Depending on the needs and skills, one can take the role of mentor or apprentice. The Free Technology Guild can be started off on the basis of the FTA community and current infrastructures, while additional supporting tools are envisioned.The idea is that we as a group will do useful projects for our members or external parties, and on-the-job we mentor and learn and get better.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely accessible, usually openly licensed documents and media that are useful for teaching, learning, educational, assessment and research purposes. Although some people would consider the use of an open format to be an essential characteristic of OER this is not a universally acknowledged requirement.
Il manuale di Peeragogia e il sito web di accompagnamento, sono una risorsa per l'auto-organizzazione di studenti autodidatti. Con YouTube, Wikipedia, i motori di ricerca, le chatroom gratis, i blog, i wiki e la comunicazione video, gli autodidatti self-learners di oggi hanno possibilità di apprendimento mai sognate prima. Cosa deve sapere un qualsiasi gruppo di autodidatti per auto-organizzare l'apprendimento di qualunque argomento? Il Manuale di Peeragogia è una risorsa creata e sostenuta da volontari per dare avvio all'apprendimento tra pari il “peer learning”.
I believe that there is no shortage of good ideas for solving the problems of our time, but there is a need to introduce new socioeconomic and education models in public spaces dedicated to their development and sustainability planning.Bergamo HUB will be designed and engineered to meet this requirement. we decided to propose to the destination city of the former Central thermoelectric via Deste Spalenga Bergamo ITALY spaces equipped with all the tools necessary support meeting social, cultural, creative and technology to the city.The endogenesis design, generation, internal training project comes as study module applied to the research community in the field of education and training: Peeragogy.org.
FTG considers rebuilding the Free Technology Academy using a mixed business model that supports training, project coaching, and consulting. There is also a Working Group in the FTA forums for further discussion, some draft foundational documents, and a roadmap. he idea is that we as a group will do useful projects for our members or external parties, and on-the-job we mentor and learn and get better. Activities that would fit in that view include: