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The Stretch Cycle

Experiential learning – and what other kind of learning is there? – relies at its most basic upon four components: a safe environment from which to launch exploration; the hunger to discover and learn new things; the occasion to experience new things within a measured, controlled space; the opportunity to reflect on those experiences in a way that permits us to incorporate the reflection into the enhanced place from which the adventure began. 1,607 more words


An Open Letter to the Netizens

Has social media reduced distances or increased them? It’s a pertinent question and has been debated for years. Dining table conversations belong to a bygone era since all family members are glued to their smartphone screens. 375 more words

Back to the emotions

The Building Blocks of Learning|by David Brooks

The ancient Greeks had different words for different kinds of love — like Ludus (playful love), Pragma (longstanding love) and Agape (universal love). 101 more words

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Tales of the unexpected

If you’ve looked at this blog before, you’ll probably know that I’m nearing the end of the wonderful MSc in digital education at Edinburgh University… 284 more words

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Reflections SL MOOC 2016

In April I took a course for teachers on Moodle platform. The MOOC and the live online classes is organized and coordinated by Dr. Doris Molero, Dr. 1,073 more words

Dissertation abstract: here goes...

I think I’m about two thirds of the way through writing my dissertation; not so much the home straight of my MSc in digital education, but the last lap possibly. 321 more words

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Open culture, open questions

OER16 was, as you might expect, a celebration of open practice in higher education and an exploration of the potential of open culture. But openness was also problematised in useful ways here. 426 more words

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