2016 Goal

Think, Believe, and Act with a Healthy Balance

I am trying to do a couple things–consider issues of mind, body, and spirit–done in a way that is neither too much not too little, all while considering some of my present and projected needs.

So, what does Think, Believe, and Act with a Healthy Balance mean, at at the beginning of January, 2016??

  1. Delete-Do-File (of email, mail, communication, and expectations)
  2. Learn through Connecting (as #connectedlearning and #networkedlearning is valuable, and key to the actor-network)
  3. Read and Share (thanks to #SixtyBooks or #5Papers, all of which really becomes valuable when we discuss them with others)
  4. Let Some Things Go (I need to protect my limited time, especially when faced with good causes or factors that I hesitate to say NO to even when I am unclear as to the benefits to me)

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 – 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:

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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 Continue readingWhy I am no longer a Critical Theorist