Category Archives: Online learning

Purrfect Harmony: Finding Zen with Cats, Knitting, and Ukuleles

I’m in a webinar for a course I am doing, and there was a suggestion to ask GenAI for a possible blog topic. Here’s what it gave me for the prompt “please suggest a blog topic about cats, knitting and … Continue reading

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#Rhizo24: the reunion

What were you doing 10 years ago? On January 14th, 2014, #rhizo14 – or Rhizomatic Learning – The community is the curriculum as it was officially called, began. As fellow rhizonauts will remember, this was the brainchild of Dave Cormier, … Continue reading

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McLuhan’s Tetrad

I’m keeping half an eye on #ETMooc2 at the moment, and one of this week’s suggested activities caught my interest. Activity #1 – Marshall McLuhan Tetrad of Effects for Generative AI: What are the opportunities and challenges presented by the … Continue reading

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So long, and thanks for all the TAGS

For almost ten years now, whenever I’ve been involved in an activity that involves Twitter conversations I’ve headed over to TAGS and set up a copy to collate tweets and produce visualisations like the one above. So earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Speculative Futures on ChatGPT and Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI): A Collective Reflection from the Educational Landscape

On 22nd January an invite appeared in my inbox I am writing to invite you for a collaborative paper on ChatGPT and AI…The planned paper will adopt a speculative future design methodology. Each of us was invited to write two … Continue reading

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Researchers as lurkers

An interesting paragraph in a book I am reading at the moment (Lurking, by Joanne McNeil). We are used to talking about learners as lurkers, but here’s another perspective. What images do we invoke when we think about the researcher … Continue reading

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An anti-climax

I didn’t have high hopes for GISH – I didn’t know what to expect. But I had hoped for some sort of collaborative creating and remixing with some like minded people. So I paid my $25.01 (why the .01, I … Continue reading

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The DS106 Daily Create is 10 years old

So here’s 10 reasons why you should join us in the Daily Create Teacher owl says Daily Creates are better than apples You too can become a leader Anyone can be a Daily Create Influencer It’s free, and open to … Continue reading

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Digital Detritus

Do you tidy up at the end of a beach party? Are you happy to walk away from the embers of a beach barbeque, ignoring the empty drink cans and food wrappers, or do you carefully collect any rubbish that … Continue reading

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The emergence of participatory learning: authenticity, serendipity and creative playfulness

Today I got the final confirmation that I have been awarded my PhD in Education, with the title The emergence of participatory learning: authenticity, serendipity and creative playfulness. The thesis is now uploaded to my Uni library repository, and anyone … Continue reading

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