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Action Learning Workshop

Action Learning Workshop with Bob Dick in Brisbane, Australia, 12-13 September

An action learning set -- that is, an action learning project team -- can achieve multiple outcomes. It can design and implement complex projects. As it does so, its team members can improve their skills in decision making, problem solving, planning and implementation. Increasingly, these are skills of relevance to team leaders and team members in modern organisations.

Posted on Wednesday, 7 August, 2019 - 12:32

ALARA Conversations - Brisbane Group - My Way or the Highway - Margaret Fletcher

Understanding me so I can understand you

Why do people fail to accept our wisdom, ignore our advice and continue to make mistakes?. More details.

Date: Thursday, 25 July
Time: 5.30 pm to 8.00 pm
Venue: The Village Yeronga

Posted on Sunday, 7 July, 2019 - 16:26

ALARA Conversations - Brisbane Group - The Power of Stories and The Story Cookbook - Dr Cathryn Lloyd

Stories and storytelling have emerged as powerful creative processes for communication and change across personal, organisational and community contexts. In this ALARA session, we will explore the power of stories for making connections and building relationships More Details.

Posted on Sunday, 9 June, 2019 - 17:46

AREOL - Action research and evaluation on line - July 2019 Course Commencement

Twice a year ALARA offers a free 15-week online course on action research and evaluation. The next program begins in mid-July, with orientation material sent out in early July. The course is run by email.

If you decide to subscribe to it, email Bob Dick for subscription details. He will subscribe and welcome you. His email is bd[at]bigpond.net.au

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June, 2019 - 22:16

ALARA Conversations - Brisbane Group - Goondeen - Bill Synnot and Dr Albert Holt

A Conversation with Bill Synnot and Albert Holt

Goondeen

Date: 5:30 - 8:00 pm, 23 May 2019     Location: Yeronga Village, Yeronga, Queensland
Cost: Free - sponsored by Yeronga Village Management
R.S.V.P.: Please email Judith Anderson on Judith4802[at]gmail.com by Sunday 19 May 2019 - More Details.

Posted on Sunday, 12 May, 2019 - 14:46

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ALARA Conversation with Geof Hill - Using singing/cabaret to share research. Publishing Research: The performative agenda, and the role for action inquiry

When: Thu, 06/12/2018
Where: Residence Lounge, Yeronga Village, 15 Cansdale St, Yeronga, Qld 4104

 

Abstract: 

All research needs to be shared so that the knowledge gleaned gets to the public and society. In our contemporary world, people are sharing research in ever creative ways and finding that sometimes the creative ways make communicating the research more effective.

Posted on Thursday, 25 October, 2018 - 09:31

A Conversation with Richard Teare Global University for Lifelong Learning

When: Thu, 20/09/2018
Where: Restaurant, Yeronga Village, 15 Cansdale St, Yeronga Qld 4104

 

ALARA presents
 A Conversation with Richard Teare, Global University for Lifelong Learning Can academic and community-based learning co-exist?

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Posted on Thursday, 5 July, 2018 - 12:48

Brisbane Conversation - Articulating Practice Through Provenance with Dr Geof Hill and Dr Catherine Lloyd

When: Thu, 05/07/2018
Where: Residence Lounge, Yeronga Village, 15 Cansdale St, Yeronga Qld 4104

ALARA presents
 A Conversation with Dr Geof Hill and Dr Cathryn Lloyd

Articulating Practice Through Provenance 

Posted on Monday, 4 June, 2018 - 16:15

AEROL - a free 15-week online course in action research and evaluation

When: Mon, 16/07/2018 to Fri, 26/10/2018
Where: Online course

Twice a year ALARA sponsors a free 15-week online course on action research and 
evaluation.  The next program runs from mid-July to late October, with orientation 
material sent out in early July.  The course is conducted by email and facilitated by 
Bob Dick.
    
If you wish to subscribe to it, email Bob Dick for subscription details.  His email is 
bd@bigpond.net.au
    
You can get a sense of the content and style of the course by accessing a much earlier 

Posted on Monday, 4 June, 2018 - 16:10

ALARA - A Conversation with Ian Plowman 'Evolutionary Psychology as a Lens to Understand Our World'

When: Thu, 21/06/2018
Where: Residence Lounge, Yeronga Village, 15 Cansdale St, Yeronga Qld, Australia 4104

Abstract:Evolutionary psychology provides a valuable lens for understanding certain aspects of the world.  Topics that EP has something to say about include sibling differences, human motives, academic performance, occupational role choices, creativity, innovation, organizational dysfunction, and the changing fabric of society including the decline of science, declining sensitivity to the environment, increased interest in women’s sport, narcissism, bullying, domestic violence, increases in anxiety, to name a few.  

Posted on Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 - 13:21

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