Rhizomes as an educational model

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Yesterday morning I attended Dave Cormier’s excellent session on rhizomatic learning as part of #etmooc. I first heard of the rhizome concept last year and was instantly drawn to it as a metaphor for connected learning. Although I’ve done a couple of short formal courses since returning from maternity leave, the majority of my learning since returning to work has been rhizomatic – seeing a point of interest, moving to it and making connections around it.…

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The learning begins

Late last week I attended the second session of the welcome and orientation webinar of #etmooc at the unsociable time of 5am. Luckily I’m an early morning person so didn’t have to get up much earlier than usual. I realise I’m blogging many days later but I needed to think things through and as always there are many other competing commitments.…

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A MOOC introduction

Hi MOOCers.

A short video about me:

Thanks so much to those organising this amazing MOOC experience. I look forward to connecting and learning with as many people as possible during the next few weeks.


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