I have co-written a Commentary piece for the new journal Postdigital Science & Education (Springer) entitled Lies, bullshit & fake news online: Some epistemological concerns (see link). The article is a brief commentary on some ideas that my co-writer Alison MacKenzie and I have been discussing in relation […]
Here are the slides to a guest talk delivered at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at Edinburgh University on the theme ‘Just Google it! Digital Literacy & epistemologies of ignorance’: A version of the same talk was delivered at a symposium in the annual conference of […]
I am delivering a talk today at the Digital University Network of the SRHE (the Society for Research into Higher Education). I’ve been a co-convener of the Network since 2015 and I always enjoy the events. they’re usually small-scale events, friendly, and we attempt to bring in people […]
It is that time of the year when I post a brief summary of some of the non-work-related things I have been reading throughout the past year. Last year’s post is here. I find that when I log and make notes around what I read, I can look […]
The Wave Review. via The Wave Review.
Just another wee reflection: Plato in his Phaedrus talks about the ‘fysikEs arthrOsis’ or ‘natural joints’ of entities and phenomena. He suggests that thinking about phenomena is like slaughtering an animal: that judicious knowledge of ‘joints’ and connections is imperative, and taken-for-granted, arbitrary, and organisational notions of connections […]
Nice post by my wee girl http://khadijasspace.wordpress.com/2012/11/03/allegory-of-the-cave-platos-theory