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Miley Cyrus vs Sinead O’Connor: feminism, mental health and the ecosystem of the Social Age

You may have seen this saga playing out: Miley Cyrus is a former Disney sweetheart, reinvented as raunchy teen seductress, selling records and generating profits for fat middle aged white men whilst being chastised by wiser, older, pillars of the … Continue reading

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The sum of the parts: ensuring the coherence of the narrative in learning

There’s an odd dichotomy in learning: we experience both the whole and the parts. Each element of the learning, be it a discussion, a video, animation or text, illustration or podcast, each of these things we take in isolation: it … Continue reading

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