#Rhizo Anniversary Tweets

#recoveringrhizomist #rhizo15alum I gave a talk at a regional conference, “A Rhizomatic Approach to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education” in 2017. It was well received but I was between jobs and never developed it into a paper.

#recoveringrhizomist #rhizo15alum That same year I wrote my wife a rhizome valentines day sonnet, “The Roots of Our Love

#recoveringrhizomist #rhizo15alum In 2015 i wrote a “rhizome” sonnet with a wicked internal rhyming scheme I called an invasive species that chokes and breeds.

#recoveringrhizomist #rhizo15alum And that same year, fresh off a wonderful gardening experience in the mountains, I penned the following (again about invasive species): “Another gardening poem.”

#recoveringrhizomist #rhizo15alum Finally, In my first August Wilson study group, we followed the order in which the ten plays were written. In subsequent sessions, we followed in decade by decade. But what about a rhizomatic approach?





Week 1 (1/25 – 31): Foundations of Instructional Design

Robert Gagné: The Conditions of Learning
Bloom’s Taxonomy, Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy
B.F. Skinner, Review Lecture: The Technology of Teaching
Audrey Watters, “The Future of Education: Programmed or Programmable”
Colin Angevine and Josh Weisgrau, “Situating Makerspaces in Schools”
Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stommel, “10 Things the Best Digital Teachers Do”

Guiding questions
Why did instructional design start where it did?
What are the implications that much of instructional design has risen out of behavioral and educational psychology?
How do theories of instructional design make the student the object of the learning process rather than the subject? What is the difference between subject/object in this case?
What is the role, if any, of agency and authenticity in traditional instructional design? How is they reinforced, how are they not?
How does computing affect instructional design (i.e., when the teacher is absent, who does the instructing)?

MOOC MOOC Discussion
Wednesday, January 27 at Noon EST using #moocmooc on Twitter