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Growing Rhizomes and Collapsing Walls: Postmodern Paradigms for Design Education

The system and structure of architectural education is a resultant of two sets of forces. On one side, we have the inherent characteristics and peculiarities of architectural profession that drive its academic component and remain the same at any given point of … Continue reading

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Circling the Text: Nomadic Writing Practices

The  sixth moment  of  qualitative inquiry demands that researchers rethink traditional definitions  of ethical  research  practices. In  addition,  the  crisis  of representation  demands that researchers rethink the  function of  writing  in qualitative research. In this article, the  author  illustrates how  … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic learning – Embracing Uncertainty

@davecormier – This is a home recording of a talk I gave at #edgex2012 detailing rhizomatic learning as a way of embracing uncertainty for the teaching and learning process. View View also: Rhizomatic Learning & Battling the Positivists

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Nomadic Education – Variations on a Theme by Deleuze and Guattari

This comprehensive and thoughtful volume is the first book to investigate, assess and apply a philosophy of education drawn from the great French philosopher Gilles Deleuze. It contains powerful and beautiful essays by some of the most influential Deleuze and … Continue reading

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Deleuze, Education and Becoming

This wonderful, highly readable book breaks new ground in revealing commonalities between Gilles Deleuze‘s nomadic method of inquiry and the pragmatic method of John Dewey. It should be of great interest to both philosophers and educators. Nel Noddings, Stanford University, … Continue reading

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Imagining a Self-Organised Classroom – Some Gilles Deleuze’s conceptualisations

This paper uses complexity theory as a means towards clarifying some of Gilles Deleuze’s conceptualisations in communication and the philosophy of language. His neologisms and post-structuralist tropes are often complicated and appear to be merely metaphorical. However their meanings may … Continue reading

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The Rhizomatic Learning lens and what Rhizomes are good for

I see rhizomatics as a potent metaphor for conceptualizing the process of learning, and for approaching how we go about learning and working with learning. The value in the idea of the rhizome, for me, is the way in which … Continue reading

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Eyes shaded, we walk out of the factory – there is no more button to push

I’ve had any number of discussions with some of my good peeps this week talking about the factory. This is, as any long suffering reader of this blog will realize, one of my ‘first draft thinking’ posts, so stay with … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic Learning – Why we teach?

Rhizomatic learning is a way of thinking about learning based on ideas described by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari in a thousand plateaus. A rhizome, sometimes called a creeping rootstalk, is a stem of a plant that sends out roots … Continue reading

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Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Read Community as curriculum is not meant as a simple alternative to the package version of learning. It is, rather, meant to point to the learning that takes place on top of that model and to point to the strategies … Continue reading

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