Tag Archives: rhizomes

Really connecting

Here’s some pics of my pals wearing my hand knits. I’m having a lot of fun doing this 🙂

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Don’t push your metaphors too far

Among the long list of fallacies we teach in level 1 philosophy is one called weak analogy: This fallacy consists in assuming that because two things are alike in one or more respects, they are necessarily alike in some other … Continue reading

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What’s the point of ethics?

It’s a frequent misconception that the Hippocratic Oath contains the phrase “do no harm”, and that means that doctors can’t do anything that might hurt their patients. But it doesn’t,  and sometimes they have to.  Primarily the thrust of the … Continue reading

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A herd of freely associating, autonomous cats.

At the moment some of us are attempting to finish an article about the collaborative autoethnography we’ve been working on since the second week of #rhizo14 (the first rMOOC?). One thing we’re attempting to characterise is the way that we zigzagged between … Continue reading

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Cheating as learning: the story so far

So that’s the end of the first week of #rhizo14.  I’ve made new friends, thought of new things and had one of the most wonderfully inspiring weeks ever. As I said on Saturday night: @AnnGagne @davecormier @raulpacheco Buzzing with all … Continue reading

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On Cheating

In the introductory video to #rhizo14 Dave Cormier talks about cheating and asks how this might be usefully applied to learning.  He defines cheating as taking an answer that is not mine, and discusses in a bit more detail some … Continue reading

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