Tag: Learning

Increased Perspective on Vulnerability

Stephen Downes continues the Learning Is Vulnerability discussion by agreeing with much I’ve written, stopping just short of the “eating is vulnerability” comparison I chose to include. Draper writes, “Learning is no more vulnerability than eating might be.” Quite so. But every time we eat, we are vulnerable. Not ‘vulnerable’ in the sense-of-community kumbaya sense. …

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When Learning Isn’t Vulnerability

I’ve sat on this post for several days now, because I empathize with the sense of fear that George Siemens described two weeks ago: When I first started blogging, I had a sense of fear with every post (“did that sound stupid?”), loss of sleep soul-searching when a critical comment was posted, and envy when peers posted …

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