Building platforms together

OpenETC: the open ed tech co-op “open education is not limited to just open educational resources. It also draws upon open technologies that facilitate collaborative, flexible learning and the open sharing of teaching practices that empower educators to benefit from the best ideas of their colleagues.” ~ Cape Town Open Education Declaration, 2007 A […]

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A word of caution…

“I am concerned about the ways in which posthumanist texts enact universalizing claims and, as a consequence, reproduce colonial ways of knowing and being by further subordinating other ontologies.” Sundberg, Juanita. ‘Decolonizing Posthumanist Geographies’. Cultural Geographies 21, no. 1 (January 2014): 33–47. “The Te Hiku team see data as the final frontier for colonisation. […]

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“…posthumanism inclines us toward thinking about education as an assemblage, an ‘entanglement’ in which its purpose becomes not one of ‘learning’ but one of the creative ‘gathering’ of the human and non-human…” “…there are implications here for a view of digital education which sees the human subject of education as being performed or enacted through […]

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