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Another #postvember feat: @bonstewart, contrafabulists, bon iver, the thirsty beaver, and other heavy stuff

Bonnie Stewart showed up on Saturday and seeing her is always invigorating – she is one of our oldest friends and we owe a lot of who we’ve become to her generosity and awesomeness over the years. She wrote this piece yesterday which is a pretty great read (of course). Our early morning podcast listening […]

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WHAT HIGHER EDUCATION SHOULD LEARN FROM A SUFJAN STEVENS CONCERT (DRAFT)

This, like all the writing I am now embarking on, is a thought draft — a water cooler conversation starter? https://www.flickr.com/photos/shashankbhat/ Pretty sure most people will read this piece because they have an affinity for some sort of learning in tertiary spaces, or they, like myself, have been mesmerized by the intricate, playful, and honestly brutal performances […]

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MEANDERING DRAFT AND THE DEAD BIRD BLEEDING ON THE KEYBOARD

MEANDERING DRAFT AND THE DEAD BIRD BLEEDING ON THE KEYBOARD We five are sitting on the last day of Hybrid Pedagogy Lab PEI during the unconference afternoon session. I am but the scribe of this swirl of ideas voiced in the hope of making sense of the pain we encounter in our varied personal and […]

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picking parts & #flexlearning2015

I haven’t been to an #edtech conference in person for a long time. Most of my professional development for the past few years has been through live streaming and/or following twitter chats. Many of these events have been very fulfilling as they offer me new view points and resources to use in my field. They […]

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Writing reflection from #rhizo15 & #HPJ101

After years of lurking around various communities, I decided recently to share a lot more of my work and interests with others. As a major lurker in #rhizo14 last year, I decided in March that I was going to do something everyday during the #rhizo15 course, even if it was a series of slides with […]

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hoRHIZOntally : Learning Subjectives for #rhizo15

“Every work of art is the child of its age and, in many cases, the mother of our emotions. It follows that each period of culture produces an art of its own which can never be repeated.”  ~ Wassily Kandinsky, Introduction to “Concerning the Spiritual in Art” One of the few books that has moved around […]

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Mutiny in the Open – OR – The 5 Stages of Twitter

NB: “Mutiny in the Open” – the title of this post, is taken from one of Bonnie Stewart’s headlines in her post “Twitter for Teachers: an experiment in openness” as this post is meant as a kind of companion piece to hers. (It would be beneficial for you to read her post first or as […]

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