Category Archives: Reading

Old books I would not want to be without

The Daily Create yesterday was bizarre: There are only 3 tweets with this hashtag on Twitter. We found it via @mr45144 and we would love to add some #ds106 love to #OldBooksIDareNotPartWith today. Find a book you dare not part … Continue reading

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Reading recommendations

Today Vicki and I are trying out a slow Twitter chat with questions themed around online and blended learning. A couple of questions later on today are about reading recommendations, and I thought I’d collect a few here. First blogs. … Continue reading

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Collaborative annotating

I’m in love with, a free online annotation tool which allows you to easily highlight bits of text and comment on them, and then to share those comments publicly if you wish so that others can see them and … Continue reading

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Just testing how Google Calendar embeds here. This one is for #tomereaders

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Storify for #tomereaders chat

Yesterday we had our first #tomereaders Twitter chat about Chapter 2 of Bowen’s Teaching Naked, which is about “social proximity and the virtual classroom”. Autumm and I found a lot of similarities between what Bowen is saying and our #rhizo15 … Continue reading

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Teaching Naked (1)

I’m reading Teaching Naked at the moment for a book group, Twitter chat, who knows what-rhizo thing with Autumm and some others. I like it. Here’s Bowen’s assessment of the supposed revolution caused by the internet age: The point here is … Continue reading

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Recommend a book to a friend

This popped up in my inbox today, with the suggestion to recommend a book I have read to an online friend. So that got me thinking about the sort of books I’ve been dipping into recently. To be honest, the types … Continue reading

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Reading, writing and forgetting

“Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.”  Nietzsche, somewhere I often like to begin my writing with a quotation from a philosopher, and this one is particularly apt for this week’s #rhizo14 topic  Is … Continue reading

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Meaning versus inspiring

I’ve been thinking again about Cath Ellis’s blog post encouraging #rhizo14 participants to read D&G in the original and wondering if it really matters what an original meant when they wrote something, or whether it’s what it inspires in others … Continue reading

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