Daily Archives: November 1, 2010

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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Schizoanalysis – Meeting a Patient as a Singular Event – A Philosophical Reflection

This inheritance from traditional methodologies is fundamentally problematic for a horizontalist practice that emphasizes intra-subjective transformation (becoming-other) over relations between subjects. This paper investigates the potential of schizoanalysis to provide an alternative to traditional research methodologies. Schizoanalysis was developed through … Continue reading

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Deleuzean Concepts of Rhizomatic Inquiry and Nomadic Textuality

This paper examines rhetorical constructions of ‘reality’ in selected outdoor/environmental education discourses-practices. Many outdoor/environmental educators privilege philosophical realism coupled with suspicion towards poststructuralism(s) and deconstruction. From a postlogographic position on language, we argue that producing texts is a method of … Continue reading

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Collaborative Practice – Categorising forms of collaboration for practitioners

Read Faced with the prospects of a collaborative writing venture, a contract and a tight deadline for our collaborative text The Girls Guide to Real Estate we realised that our understanding of collaboration had not been much more than a … Continue reading

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CoP Trumps

CoP Trumps   If you are interested in community development then you need to make sure you have several Google Alerts that search for keywords related to community. Communities of practice, communities of inquiry, virtual learning communities, learning communities, learning … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

Read This document is intended as simple introduction to some free Web 2.0 type tools that can be used by teachers who are interested in using technology in language teaching. The tools presented here are just the tip of the … Continue reading

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Se raconter dans un blog: une expérience pour guider les enseignants à la réflexivité

Read Cette étude a été réalisée lors d’une expérience pédagogique menée dans un cours de «Technologies multimédia en classe» destinée aux enseignants FLE en formation. L’activité proposée a consisté à utiliser la technique du récit à l’intérieur d’un blog dans … Continue reading

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From Information to Knowledge

Read (Download, at Viewer, change View) The document contains a variety of follow up tasks and ʻHow toʼ sheets which should help educators to set up and try a number of tools to help them access quality information from a … Continue reading

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Building a Profile of the Young Web-Based Learner

Read The Web is a culturally valued cognitive tool with the potential to transform the learner in ways not yet  recognised.  Whilst  the Web has proved  to have  significant  impact on  forms of communication and methods of distributing and accessing  … Continue reading

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