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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

The series was launched with a podcast by Dr Kathryn Murphy , Fellow in English at Oriel College, Oxford, who examined the striking contemporary parallels between Sir Francis Bacon’s 1620s essay ‘On Truth’ with today’s pressing issues.

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Truth in Education

Jenny Connected

Mariana Funes and I discussed this in relation to the work of Jonathan Haidt in our 2018 paper When Inclusion Excludes: a counter narrative of open online education. According to Iain McGilchrist we cannot go to science for truth. Science cannot fulfil the role of purveyor of truth.

2019 169

Crafting Research

Jenny Connected

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. Hugh Willmott has been working with Professor Emma Bell from the Open University. 2018 4th edition).

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If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

Sian’s argument is that we need to get away from the idea that the architecture of a university is the authentic space making distance education a less authentic space. She said that sedentarism is still driving universities. MIT Press. 2016) ‘Away from the university’.

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