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It is a wonderful book about understanding. There are rich, comprehensive, very plausible descriptions of how we understand by associations, with external representations, and through interactions.
I need to visualize how rhizomatic learning might look like. Beneath the surface, you see how all plants are connected. So if you are interested in one topic, you might need to learn about another one before. Imagine how you would pull out these topics: Just the other way around than in traditional learning.
Remix of links and quotations about happiness and learning as by-products, and induction vs. transmission.
The metaphor of the “horseless carriage”, showing how new technology often just emulates previous practice, is still particularly valid with tools for studying or thinking.
Teaching done by researchers is often messy, but it brings about a positive effect of informal learning: to cope with the lacking scaffold and structure, the students have to become very autonomous, and they learn how to learn in a very self-directed way.