What’s Metaphor Got to Do With It?

Oops! For the past several weeks, I have been participating in a discussion/group/online "course" called Rhizo15, hosted by Dave Cormier. From an early blog post by Daniel Clark about the course: Cormier’s idea is based on the Cynefin framework, which was developed for business, and the need for education to take account of uncertainty is extremely relevant to my own field of management education. I have been finding the experience, ideas discussed, and interactions with participants to be rea...
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Content (happy) with Content (stuff)?

I have been really struggling with the work of  #rhizo15 this week. Dave has challenged us to look at content and to try to make sense of how we view content in learning (at least, that's what I understood about the challenge). In a lot of ways, this week's challenge has given me a headache AND crystallized nagging concerns I have been having about my experience with the rhizome since we started. I have always enjoyed the process of learning and have mostly considered that experience more val...
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Have I Been Rhizomed?

It has been a wild day so far. I started the day getting started with the new Rhizo15 course. Per Dave's suggestion, I dove into the Facebook Group and the Twitter Conversation. All of this led me to two great blog posts. One was by Laura Pasquini. Laura's post led me to Socioviz (which just happens to connect with my research on learning networks) and the work of Nathan Brubaker on grading contracts. The other by Worried Teacher, led me to explore emergent outcomes. Along the way, I read so...
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