Category Archives: Rhizomatic learning

What is a text?

Read Meg’s class is run like a choose-your-own British literature adventure! Students move through literary eras together, but they choose their own texts and areas of focus. Students track their learning by basically writing their own learning plans. They identify … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic Learning

Read The rhizomatic classroom requires a shift in teacher talk from telling to inquiring alongside students; from talking a lot and often to listening and conversing. Such shifts reveal the uncertainty present in dynamic learning. As Meg explained planning happens … Continue reading

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Rhizome Yourself: Experiencing Deleuze and Guattari from Theory to Practice

The leitmotif of this paper is the act of bridging gaps between the conceptual, methodological and experiential. Foremost it is an attempt to fuse aspects of the abstract philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari with anthropological understandings of Global Assemblages through … Continue reading

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Rhizoactivity – Toward a Postmodern Theory of Lifelong Learning

Although the loss of certainty in the age of postmodernism is questioning knowledge production in general, the emerging discourse of lifelong learning demands a different theory of adult learning in particular. This article aims to offer a conceptual tool for … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Borders – The Creation of Nomadic Space Through Travel

International travel provides a unique opportunity for self-exploration and the development of cultural awareness and multidimensional perspectives. The process of removing oneself from familiar surroundings and venturing into foreign and strange lands produces a space where the traveler may consider … Continue reading

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Building Community in Web-based Learning Environments: Strategies, Techniques and Tools

The Web has received widespread acceptance and use for creating and supporting learning activities across disciplines within higher education. However, satisfaction with the Web for purposes of learning has not been as strong as proponents may have hoped. Creating a … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic Education: Community as Curriculum

In the rhizomatic model of learning, curriculum is not driven by predefined inputs from experts; it is constructed and negotiated in real time by the contributions of those engaged in the learning process. This community acts as the curriculum, spontaneously … Continue reading

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Managing and Learning in MOOCs – massive(ly) open online courses

A model of: – design – pedagogy – delivery – assessment is emerging Read

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Rhizosemiotic Play and the Generativity of Fiction

In this brief essay, I share some experiences of writing ‘to find something out’ by focusing on a process that I have deployed in three narrative experiments inspired by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s  figuration of the rhizome—a process that … Continue reading

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An Educational Filter – A rhizomatic process applied to collaborative learning

Viewer —   Download This thesis explores the process of learning theoretically through a rhizomatic process applied to collaborative learning. A rhizome constantly changes, is flexible and spontaneous. The destination of the path is the process of networking. The Rhizomatic … Continue reading

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