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SelfDesign Integral Principle #1 & #2 – Fourteen Integral Principles of SelfDesign

Brent Cameron, the founder of SelfDesign, completed a doctorate at the University of British Columbia in 2010, submitting a dissertation entitled “SelfDesign: An Inquiry Into Authentic Learning And Co-Inspiration.” Brent identified fourteen “integral principles” of SelfDesign in this study. Here are the second and third ones. (The first one is Integral Principle #0. See the […]

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evolutionary parenting

SelfDesign Integral Principle #1 & #2

Brent Cameron, the founder of SelfDesign, completed a doctorate at the University of British Columbia in 2010, submitting a dissertation entitled, SelfDesign: An Inquiry Into Authentic Learning And Co-Inspiration. Brent identified fourteen ‘integral principles’ of SelfDesign in this study. Here are the second and third ones. (The first one is Integral Principle #0. See the […]

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Tracey Huguley, SDGI Learner and SelfDesign Global Learning Consultant

Tracey Huguley is a SelfDesign Graduate Institute learner living in Austin, Texas. She is also a SelfDesign Global Learning Consultant. Tracy?s Directed Study Earlier this year Tracey engaged in a Directed Study with Fleurette Sweeney as her faculty mentor. The study entitled ?Economy of Place in a Self-Renewing Community of Care,? focused on designing a […]

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An SDGI Learner’s Assignment in SD 501: Modes of Inquiry

Learners in the SDGI’s M.A. program begin their program at our annual August Residency, a week-long intensive exploration of SelfDesign.  They follow this experience with their first online course, SD 501: Modes of Inquiry, in the subsequent Fall Term. Right now we use GoToMeeting.com as the platform for all of our online courses. SD 501: […]

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One Learner’s Directed Study

I wanted to share a recent experience I had with all of you in the SelfDesign family. From September 8–13, I organized and led a group of 14 SelfDesigners, SD parents and one very excited Learning Consultant, on a canoe trip into Bowron Lakes Provincial Park. The journey was an extension of my studies as […]

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colin_11

One Learner?s Directed Study

I wanted to share a recent experience I had with all of you in the SelfDesign family. From September 8?13, I organized and led a group of 14 SelfDesigners, SD parents and one very excited Learning Consultant, on a canoe trip into Bowron Lakes Provincial Park. The journey was an extension of my studies as […]

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SelfDesign Graduate Institute August Residency

Second August Residency

Our 2013 Residency took place on the campus of Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington from August 11?18. Twenty-three learners were joined by eight faculty mentors in person and another six faculty mentors via Skype. Eight new learners participated in SD 500: SelfDesign?Principles and Praxis, the First Year Residency course. Fifteen learners participated in SD […]

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SDGI: A Caring Community

In 2011 Brent Cameron, founder, and then executive director and principal of SelfDesign Learning Community, asked me as Chair of the Board of SelfDesign Learning Foundation to write a letter welcoming interested people to explore the SelfDesign Graduate Institute (SDGI)?a task I happily performed. January 4, 2012, an historic day Brent?s request could not have […]

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