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AERO Conf. Presentation on Brent Cameron

In late June, at this year’s AERO (Alternative Education Resource Organization), I gave a presentation on my late colleague, friend and mentor, Brent Cameron, who passed in 2012. Yes, it’s been ten years since Brent passed, but I continue to admire his many contributions to education – especially alternative education – and I think he’s […]

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In Memorium: Brent Cameron (d. May 2012)

I am in disbelief – this month marks ten years since my friend and mentor of many years, Brent Cameron, died in Nelson British Columbia after a lengthy fight with cancer. I wish to honour Brent with some thoughts on this anniversary.  If you are associated in some way with Wondertree, Virtual High, SelfDesign Learning […]

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Covid-19 & Personalized Learning

Below is an excerpt from a book chapter I’ve submitted for ‘Implementing Transformative Student-Centred Pedagogies’ (slated for pub later this year). While the writing is focused on post-secondary education, the guidance is equally applicable to K-12 and Adult Ed. – mm Covid-19 & Personalized Learning: Beginning in spring 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted higher education […]

Now recruiting PhD research participants!

August 2021 – now recruiting PhD research participants I am now seeking 8 – 10 youth, ages 14 – 18 years, as participants for my PhD research. In my research I am neither testing nor creating theory, but exploring, via phenomenological methodology, learning experiences as they arise for, and engage students/youth. Such experiences may arise […]

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Personalized Learning & Higher Education

I recently drafted a chapter on Personalized Learning and Higher Education for a forthcoming text book; below is the conclusion I wrote. Conclusions and Future Directions For decades, conventional, higher education pedagogical practice in higher education has been bound to a standardized, rationalized process, a product of the Enlightenment and its more recent handmaiden, neoliberalism. […]