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Embodied Learning: knowing with the whole body

Jenny Connected

Embodied learning is the final theme I want to explore in relation to Iain McGilchrist’s book The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. The idea of embodied learning is not new. But embodied learning is not confined to young children.

2019 148

Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

Having followed Stephen’s e-learning 3.0 Trends in e-Learning and Virtual Education. For the e-learning 3.0 These statements have been culled from many hours of reading McGilchrist’s books and watching video presentations and interviews. * e-learning 3.0

2019 213

Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

We live in relationship with all things and all people. This is why reason arises out of the face-to-face relationships we have with other people. Even if you do not give your change to a beggar, you find yourself having to justify your choice.’ ( DK Philosophy book).

2019 155

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

On Plate 7 in his book, The Master and His Emissary, he writes: Here light, colour and texture of the stone surfaces all emphasise the depth of perspective in both time and space, drawing us into felt relationship with the world. Rather, in his book, The Master and his Emissary.

2019 174

Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

This is the third theme I have selected from Iain McGilchrist’s book, The Master and His Emissary. Writing under the pen name Joanna Field, Milner wrote a book, ‘A Life of One’s Own’, in which she analyses her own personal experience of the pursuit of happiness.

2019 155

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

In their new book Mejias and Couldry consider ways in which to unmap the network and un-think these technological determinisms. What are the implications of what is invisible for how we live and learn? In his book ‘ The Master and his Emissary’ he writes: ….

2019 148

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

There were a number of factors in that decision, and I’ll share what I learned and what I’m doing now. . Back in December I announced my intention to take a sabbatical from Facebook and see what would happen.

2019 95