Category Archives: Rhizomatic learning

Imagining a Self-Organised Classroom – Some Gilles Deleuze’s conceptualisations

This paper uses complexity theory as a means towards clarifying some of Gilles Deleuze’s conceptualisations in communication and the philosophy of language. His neologisms and post-structuralist tropes are often complicated and appear to be merely metaphorical. However their meanings may … Continue reading

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Rhizoactivity – Toward a Postmodern Theory of Lifelong Learning

Read Although the loss of certainty in the age of postmodernism is questioning knowledge production in general, the emerging discourse of lifelong learning demands a different theory of adult learning in particular. This article aims to offer a conceptual tool … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Borders – The Creation of Nomadic Space Through Travel

International travel provides a unique opportunity for self-exploration and the development of cultural awareness and multidimensional perspectives. The process of removing oneself from familiar surroundings and venturing into foreign and strange lands produces a space where the traveler may consider … Continue reading

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Riding the lines of flight – Lifelong learning as a rhizome requires rhizomatic research

Thinking about the future of educational research requires a conceptual resource that is itself both imaginative and multiple and at the same time articulates a world with those self-same characteristics. This is provided by the work of Deleuze and Guattari.  … Continue reading

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Building Community in Web-based Learning Environments: Strategies, Techniques and Tools

  The Web has received widespread acceptance and use for creating and supporting learning activities across disciplines within higher education. However, satisfaction with the Web for purposes of learning has not been as strong as proponents may have hoped. Creating … Continue reading

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An Educational Filter – A rhizomatic process applied to collaborative learning

Viewer —   Download This thesis explores the process of learning theoretically through a rhizomatic process applied to collaborative learning. A rhizome constantly changes, is flexible and spontaneous. The destination of the path is the process of networking. The Rhizomatic … Continue reading

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June Holley and The Art of Being Rhizomatic (The Practice of Network Weaving)

June urged us not to think narrowly about Network Weaving as a specific job description, but rather as a role. “You don’t hire someone to be a network weaver. You want someone who is open to learning and a good … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic Learning

Earlier on this week, the e-Learning team at the University of Bath attended a staff development session from Steve Wheeler [profile | blog], a Senior Lecturer in Education and Information Technology at the University of Plymouth. The session itself has … Continue reading

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