Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

The Lancet on Diet: The esteemed medical journal weighs in on the advantages of a balanced plant-based diet for our health and the health of our planet.

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Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities , 7 (2), 243–250. For a few months now I have been struggling to understand the idea of the ‘Other’, i.e. the capitalised Other. Why is it that so many people write about it and make such a big thing of it?

2019 155

Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Abdel lives in the capital of Mali, studies journalism and is eager to learn. Abdel and Hawa do not really exist but are personas we have created and discussed during the design of an online citizen journalism course for people in Mali.

2019 130

Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing


I’m a bit lost in which language and where to write about that thinking: I don’t like FB for it, have no idea where to put a text in Russian here and my Russian LJ blog is well, a journal where I enjoy a small secluded space. I was trying to write some end-of-the-year posts, but everything that I’d like to summarise changes very fast. So instead something quick – a few things that make me busy thinking now.

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