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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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Peripatetic space – we twalked again, like we did last summer

On Friday we twalked again – that is we walked, talked and tweeted (#twalk). Unlike our hot, sunny walk in May, it rained a lot! As mentioned in the previous post, Friday’s twalk was part of ALT’s Learning Spaces Special Interest … Continue reading

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#Twalk as a learning space

I have had several expressions of interest for organising further Twalks following the successful #Twalk on the 31st May (see also previous posts and links from the MELSIG event programme for 1pm). I thought it would be useful to describe and reflect … Continue reading

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Planning a #Twalk for #SIGCLANS #MELSIG ?

On Wednesday 31st May we are planning a #Twalk and you’re invited! Wherever you are. Twalk? A Walk-based Tweetchat. The itinerary is here. But it is somewhere near you. Our purpose is to explore the topic of placemaking and learning … Continue reading

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