What permaculture and #rhizo15/rhizomatic learning design have in common (apologies for the spoiler)
In my purse, stashed in behind two photos of my children, is a scrap of paper with the only design principles that have ever made sense to me. Twelve simple principles as an antithesis, to a sea of educational and instructional design frameworks, some of which need maddening interrogation to explain or understand. Twelve simple principles that seem to work, whatever I throw at them.
They are understandable, no matter what your experience in life.
You can use them to approach anything. You can navigate them as a simple list, or delve deep into thick well-thumbed books and frequently cited journal articles. There is probably even a waiting list in your local public library for copies of these books.
They are design principles that you can intellectualise or philosophise as you please.
They can be the cleverest thinking tool and yet can also spawn you a robust do list.
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