Category Archives: walking

The habit of thinking differently by looking more deeply

An exploration of visual literacies and multiple intelligences There are many reasons why I have committed to exploring the idea of learning walks in terms of learning space and many of those reasons have been discussed here previously. For the … Continue reading

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Global #Twalkday

Global #Twalkday Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Theme: Doing, being, becoming, belonging and connecting Time: 3pm GMT (but options for other time zones to be decided) What is Twalkday? The Twalk will be co-ordinated globally and is planned to coincide with … Continue reading

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#minitwalk demonstrates the flexibility of the #twalk model at #socmedhe17

    Since our first successful use of the #twalk model in May 2017, a number of #twalks have used the model in different situations. Our experience and understanding of the #twalk is growing. A number of us involved in … Continue reading

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Polycontextual bridging – how to be in two places at once

  Polycontextual bridging (Elstad, 2016) is a useful term that allows us to explore literacies around engaging with hybridity, blended learning spaces and learning literacies. Simply, it refers to the experience of being in two or more places at once. … Continue reading

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Place is our starting point

“In Aristotle …we have a very powerful philosophy of place as the starting point for all other forms of existence.” (Cresswell, 2009, p. 2) This year will see the publication of my book Reimagining Spaces for Learning in Higher Education. … Continue reading

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Twalking as digital placemaking #twalk #socmedhe17

This 10 minute screencast introduces the key ideas of the twalk concept – learning walks with integrated tweetchats – and the pedagogic rationale underpinning walking, talking, tweeting and thinking. The video is part of the Twalk Toolkit being developed on … Continue reading

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