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The CODE-X series catalogs a vast codex of source codes (aka “signs”) extracted from past audits.

Note that signs on their own, while sometimes interesting, only become truly revelatory and useful once they’re sorted into thematic complexes, and the complexes into codes, and the codes into a meaning map. We call this process “thick description”; the Code-X series is thin description.

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STORY TELLING” NORM: Learning and teaching not through argument — but through narratives.

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STORY TELLING” FORMS: Courageous speaking up, sharing But can also be fanciful — a suggestion of fairy tales, parables, myths. Tonality of courageous, vulnerable sharing. “Break through on tough subjects.” “Telling untold stories.” “Speak out.”

From a 2018 study of the EDUCATIONAL space, within the larger framework of CONVENING. How best to communicate teaching and learning for adults?

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