Final Musings of #dLRN15

dLRN15 While this is my first post about my experiences with the Digital Learning Research Network: Making Sense of Higher Education 2015#dLRN15 Рit 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:



Why I am no longer a Critical Theorist

LyotardLeave 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?

I agree.

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 …