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MOOC community?

While a “network” is obviously open ended, I am not sure how the term “community” is usually meant by native speakers of English. For me, the word has many connotations of a close or narrow grouping, with many senses like confraternities or religious fold.

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Metonymies and literalism

Keith Hamon’s wonderful post on metaphors vs. models, reminded me of similar tropes mistaken for models. He sees the rhizome as a metaphor and explains how viewing it as a model, is a misunderstanding. This quote suggests who is most … Continue reading

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D & G and Connectivism

Trying to dive into Deleuze & Guattari, some interesting stuff caught my eyes which aligns well with my understanding of both Connectivism and McGilchrist’s book about the Making of the Western World.
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