Tag Archives: #rhizo15

Heterogeneous rhizomes

When folk hear about the concept of a rhizome in D&G they often assume, not unreasonably, that the analogy being made is to the botanical concept of ginger, or potatoes, or Japanese Knotweed. Well, sometimes it is, and it can be … 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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Thanks for #rhizo15

So I guess this is the end of the official #rhizo15 thing. Some of us talked about thanking Dave for hosting this crazy party, and some of us thought we should not thank him at all, because that was not … Continue reading

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Google Docs and ANT

I use Google Docs a lot. It makes it easy for me to find and edit things I am writing no matter which computer I find myself using, and it is also easy to share documents with others and collaborate … Continue reading

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Collaborative Sestina for Rhizomatic Learning

(Sarah) Rhizomatic learning is very subjective. It’s up to you, not up to Dave, what gets to count. The important thing is not to worry, but be content to mess around, mix it up – play around. Be warned – … Continue reading

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Cinquain for Rhizomatic Learning

 Rhizomes Invasive things? That depends on the type. Some need nurturing so they thrive; others choke. flickr photo shared by Internet Archive Book Images with no copyright restriction (Flickr Commons) (purists might say this is not a true cinquain. I’ve … Continue reading

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#rhizo15: An Invasive Species?

In this week’s #rhizo15 question, Dave Cormier asks if rhizomatic learning is an invasive species. Depends   (This is inspired by Keith, btw.)  

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Introducing the swarm

 I used to refer to myself as “One of Eight” in emails regarding my tutoring. Back in 2009 (or thereabouts) the University conceded to pressure from the trade union and put we lowly teaching assistants on a proper pay scale … Continue reading

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Time to cluster

I’ve seen a few comments over the last couple of weeks about people not being able to keep up with rhizo15, or read everything, and I think that this might be causing some folk to worry that they are not … Continue reading

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Content is Glasgow?

Last summer the Commonwealth Games were in Glasgow. The image on the left is the perky mascot, Clyde, with the slogan “People make Glasgow” proudly displayed on his chest. I was reminded of this last night when I saw it … Continue reading

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