Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ludwig Wittgenstein and Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections

A recently completed paper (.pdf): Klaus Mollenhauer’s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as a key post-war text in the philosophy of education. This paper introduces this text (translated by the presenter) by focusing on its highly … Continue reading

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Credentialing for Open Education

Just finished a co-authored piece with Christine Wihak on using PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) in the open education space. It turns out that some of the more popular ideas and practices in open, personalized learning, such as badges, personal … Continue reading

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Forget Twitchspeed & Twitter; Confronting “Boys’ Crisis” via Dance & Motion

I’m a proud as heck of these two students, my thesis supervisees,  whose excellent MEd research is featured in this article in the local paper. Jennifer Swan-Rogers (pictured here) and Tannis Tate (whose abstract is below) undertook case studies of … Continue reading

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Silence in the Classroom: One Student's Experience

[slideshare id=13622450&doc=onestudentsexperienceof-120712192640-phpapp02] Here’s the slides (above) and the text (download pdf) that I had the pleasure of presenting in support of one of my students, Merilee Hamelock. In many classrooms, evaluation of learning relies on easily observable, easily measurable student … Continue reading

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