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Simon Ensor
Works at Blaise Pascal Université Clermont Ferrand France
Attended Rossall, King Edward VI School Nuneaton, Manchester University
Lives in France
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Distance learning.
'Distance learning' a term which makes me think... A term which is often used to talk about increasing education opportunities, or more cynically and, no doubt simultaneously, increasing profit opportunities in education for distant capital. Is 'distance le...
'Distance learning' a term which makes me think... A term which is often used to talk about increasing education opportunities, or more cynically and, no doubt simultaneously, increasing profit opportunities in education for ...
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hope remains...
It's hardly alive. It flickers in the darkness. It is hope. It is foreboding. It is all... Damn it all! even ashen, I shall write by this light. We are hardly alive. We are monstrous. We are beauty. We are all... Damn it all! even ashen, I shall write by th...
It's hardly alive. It flickers in the darkness. It is hope. It is foreboding. It is all... Damn it all! even ashen, I shall write by this light. We are hardly alive. We are monstrous. We are...
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In a cage?
How do you do "anarchist pedagogies" in the context of formal curriculum #moocmooc ? Space for it even in specialised courses/modules? — Lenandlar Singh (@Lenandlar) February 11, 2015 I noticed this tweet. It made me think. Is being an anarchist pedagogue e...
How do you do "anarchist pedagogies" in the context of formal curriculum #moocmooc ? Space for it even in specialised courses/modules? — Lenandlar Singh (@Lenandlar) February 11, 2015 I noticed this tweet. It made me think. ...
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Seducate.
Google: "Did you mean:   seduce ?" Aren't stock photo people seductive, or hilarious, according to your point of view?  They look gorgeous in this blog post: all sparky, well-scrubbed and showing amazing synchronicity in their photogenic grin.   They look e...
Google: "Did you mean: seduce?" Aren't stock photo people seductive, or hilarious, according to your point of view?  They look gorgeous in this blog post: all sparky, well-scrubbed and showing amazing synchronicity in...
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+Ronald L u see. Like I said doomed
differently :-)
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In a different light.
I love these moments. I am surrounded by students who are apparently busy working. I can hear my colleague encouraging them in their research. I am here early. I ignore the other people in the room. I avoid eye-contact. I sit down. I tune out. I am elsewher...
I love these moments. I am surrounded by students who are apparently busy working. I can hear my colleague encouraging them in their research. I am here early. I ignore the other people in the room. I avoid eye-contact. I sit...
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Keith. This came out of reading your post here:

http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2015/02/in-significance.html
What I propose here is a travelog, the flow and emergence of an idea. I want to ride the Chattooga River of my blog posts over the past year, and along the way, I want to map the desires of prepositions and determine what the...
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Submission.
'Submission' was the word which came to my mind on reading Frances Bell's and Jenny Mackness's article on Rhizo 14 entitled "Rhizo14: A Rhizomatic Learning cMOOC in Sunlight and Shade. " It is not as if I am unfamiliar with academic writing, I have myself b...
'Submission' was the word which came to my mind on reading Frances Bell's and Jenny Mackness's article on Rhizo 14 entitled "Rhizo14: A Rhizomatic Learning cMOOC in Sunlight and Shade." It is not as if I am unfamiliar with ac...
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Pace maker?
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away.”  Henry David Thoreau A question came to me: Is freedom negotiable? A few lines spun out ...
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away.”  Henry David Thoreau A question came to me: Is fr...
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Massive attracts...
I always remember seeing the Cerne Giant for the first time. I can't have been older than 12 years old. My parents took me to see it while on a caravan holiday in the South West. "So, there it is, " my father called back to us kids on the back seat, behind....
I always remember seeing the Cerne Giant for the first time. I can't have been older than 12 years old. My parents took me to see it while on a caravan holiday in the South West. "So, there it is, " my father called back to u...
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Been there ... about 25 years ago.
The town near by was a nice old little town.
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Born idle.
TEACHERS, PARENTS, MINISTERS, AND SUNDRY OUR OFFSPRING ARE THREATENED  WITH HELLFIRE  AND  ETERNAL DAMNATION!!!!! DON'T LET THEM OUT OF YOUR WATCH.... AN INSTANT!!!! (we have the technology now) (so no damned excuse) MAKE SURE THAT THEY ARE KEPT BUSY!!!! AT...
TEACHERS, PARENTS, MINISTERS, AND SUNDRY OUR OFFSPRING ARE THREATENED  WITH HELLFIRE  AND  ETERNAL DAMNATION!!!!! DON'T LET THEM OUT OF YOUR WATCH.... AN INSTANT!!!! (we have the technology now) (so no damned excu...
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In animate.
I am seeing these words emerge across this page. (I am sorry that you are not here by my side in this instant.  Perhaps, if you were I would not be able to write this. You are clearly fictional. I beg your pardon. No offense meant) I feel that I am coming t...
I am seeing these words emerge across this page. (I am sorry that you are not here by my side in this instant.  Perhaps, if you were I would not be able to write this. You are clearly fictional. I beg your pardon. No offens...
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In Significance.
I have lost all sense of perspective. I am hanging on here by my fingertips. My skin is all that counts. I am in significance. A fearful drop is shrouded in swirling cloud. I am thankful for this. My attention is focussed on this micro-universe of slanting ...
I have lost all sense of perspective. I am hanging on here by my fingertips. My skin is all that counts. I am in significance. A fearful drop is shrouded in swirling cloud. I am thankful for this. My attention is focussed on ...
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