Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

2010). Networked Learning Conference 2010 The Divided Brain Connectivism edusemiotics Iain McGilchrist semiotics stephen downesI have recently been exploring Iain McGilchrist’s ground-breaking work on the divided brain (see The Master and his Emissary.

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Slinging Mud

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the reasons for writing this book (and the first edition in 2010) was that organisations were fixated on training as the answer, and that just didn’t work (very low effectiveness).

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Trust in the steps. Focussed and whole picture thinking

Jenny Connected

One of these speakers was Bonita Norris, a woman, who as a girl of 22, in 2010, was the youngest woman ever to climb Everest, and has since climbed many more Himalayan mountains and reached the North Pole.

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Iain McGilchrist and the divided brain

Jenny Connected

McGilchrist, 2010, p.14). Last weekend I attended a 4-day Field & Field course in which Iain McGilchrist discussed with us the main themes in his book – The Master and his Emissary. The Divided Brain and the making of the Western World, and his recent thinking.

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Painting of Mt. Jefferson White Mountains New Hampshire

Portals and KM

Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting from my first attempts at plein air painting in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in 2010. This one shows Mt. Jefferson from the high shoulder of Mt. Washington. There is an auto road to the top of Mt.

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Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

Iain McGilchrist (2010). I have been puzzling over George Siemens ’ idea that learners need to develop ‘being skills’ if they are to cope with what it means to be human in a digital age. George discusses this with Neil Selwyn in an interview recorded for Monash University, Australia, Faculty of Education. George does qualify, right at the beginning of the interview, that his question ‘What does it mean to be human in a Digital Age?’ is posed from a learning in knowledge development angle.

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Painting of Mt. Jefferson White Mountains New Hampshire

Portals and KM

Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting from my first attempts at plein air painting in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in 2010. This one shows Mt. Jefferson from the high shoulder of Mt. Washington. There is an auto road to the top of Mt. Washington so I could bring my painting gear up high without having to carry it like the early painters. While sunny, it was very windy. I set up my easel beside my Jeep to block the wind.

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Crafting Research

Jenny Connected

2018 4th edition). 2010). This seminar that I attended last week on crafting research was very interesting. It was organised by the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University, UK, and delivered by Professor Hugh Willmott from City University London.

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