While this is my first post about my experiences with the Digital Learning Research Network: Making Sense of Higher Education 2015 – #dLRN15 – it was as a result of a couple friends and colleagues in the conference who suggested I write about this. While I liveTweeted my experiences along the way, I feel I already processed many of my thoughts while I was having them. What I did not do, however, was to bring this all to closure and attempt to summarize my take-away(s).
I have two take-aways from the #dLRN15 Conference:
Leave it to Maha Bali in her Embracing Paradox: Both/And Mentality and Postmodernism to get me thinking about critical theory and how I find myself somehow free of it.
Egads, what did I just say?
Power is all around us, right?
Do all people operate with equality and fair use of power?
Certainly not in my experience.
So how can you be beyond critical theory, given that it …
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