New Year’s Eve in Kerala, 2018

Jenny Connected

On this last day of 2018 I have spent some time, here in Kerala, under blue skies and in beautiful surroundings, reading an interview that Jonathan Rowson conducted with Iain McGilchrist in 2013. 2013).

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

” DJ Earworm Does It Again: The mashup master compiles the top 25 songs of 2018 into one blockbuster song/video , which is a lot better than any of the mostly mediocre derivative songs that make it up. Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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‘Betweenness’ : a way of being in the world

Jenny Connected

Mariana Funes & Jenny Mackness (2018) When inclusion excludes: a counter narrative of open online education, Learning, Media and Technology, 43:2, 119 138, DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2018.1444638.

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Distractions at the Office Mean That Remote Workers Outperform

Michael Sampson - Currents

– Open Plan Offices: The Increased Noise Cancels the Collaborative Benefit (September 2013).

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Who influences the EU’s green infrastructure strategy?

Net-Map Toolbox

ABSTRACT: ” In 2013 the European Commission launched its new green infrastructure strategy to make another attempt to stop and possibly reverse the loss of biodiversity until 2020, by connecting habitats in the wider landscape. It’s not just about information flow and regulations: Social pressure considerably influences biodiversity governance in Europe. It is my pleasure to share more Net-Map work done by capable colleagues.

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My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

Too Many Rats in the Cage: Civilization Disease (May 2013)†. Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care (Jul 2018). On the Shoulders of Giants (Feb 2018) (Short Story)*. Interview with Dean Walker (Jun 2018) (Video)*. T he inimitable Rev.

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Crafting Research

Jenny Connected

2013). 2018 4th edition). 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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Unschooling myself: traces through time


Unschooling myself and project-based learning , December 2013. Dealing with resistance and difficulties , September 2018. Something I find amazing every time I experience it – how unschooling as an educational choice for the kids turns to be a personal learning trajectory for us, as parents. Over the years it made me face my worst fears and imperfections, to see and accept things as they are and to learn from that point.

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