In #becomingeducational, we did speak about #rhizo14: the community is the curriculum – and we used ideas and tools from that MOOC to enrich our course. Here is a great blog post reflecting on the rhizome!!
This is the third in a series of posts which outline the thinking and planning Frances Bell and Jenny Mackness have been doing in preparation for their presentation – The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Teaching and Learning in a MOOC – for the ALTMOOCSIG conference on Friday 27th June.
The first post was – The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Teaching and Leaning in a MOOC
The second post was – Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning
Principles for Rhizomatic Thinking
(Source of image: Deconstructive Rhizome by Pongtidasantayanon: http://www.iaacblog.com/maa2013-2014-advanced-architecture-concepts/2013/11/rhizome-2/)
Deleuze and Guattari (D & G) enumerate 6 approximate characteristics of the rhizome. There are others that are also relevant to rhizomatic learning and teaching and may even be more relevant, such as ‘nomadic thought’; ‘wolves, tribes and packs’; ‘smooth and striated space’; ‘assemblages’; ‘territorialisation’; and ‘lines of flight’ – which we are…
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