Monthly Archives: June 2005

RECENT VISIONS

I’ve been thinking about online communities oriented around exploration, learning, and practice. Carol Higgison, editor of the Online Tutoring E-Book Tutorial hasn’t been thinking about those modalities, yet, her OTe at OTIS (Scotland) has lots of conceptual goods which translate … Continue reading

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MORE PATHWAYS

Juan Cole highlights an interesting story about primal genetics and the history (of what I term,) the genetic tribes. This subject interests me and has so ever since Abdullah Ibrahim (The South African composer and pianist,) delineated on a napkin … Continue reading

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MONKEY SEE MONKEY DUPED

“This is about an experiment performed in 1966 by Harry Harlow, in which several rhesus monkeys had some very bad days.”

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BOTH SIDES NOW

Underneath the complex clashes of the cultural war are very interesting conundrums which do not yield to superficial criticism. For example, any cost/benefit analysis used to rationalize real harm supports a dry ‘scientism’ unhooked from morality. From the other side, … Continue reading

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KARL AND HENRY MAIN GUYS I.

In fleshing out the squareONE links page important thinkers on the periphery of experiential learning theory demand highlighting. Weick, who’s methodology of sensemaking is experiential remains a central influence to my own ‘galumphing,’ (a Weickian term for exploration). His book … Continue reading

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