learning… since 2003

in my family, we all sort of believed that i wasn’t the kind of person who could stick with things. that you know, my interests and focus keep shifting. and i completely agreed with the others about it. but then one thing struck me when i was talking to my sister about something. i’ve never…

what feminism taught me

(i should clarify that when i mention feminism, i mean third wave feminist politics.) the last year or more i’ve been tripping on writing by paulo freire. before that i went through a phase of reading bell hooks. one of the things that stood out for me when reading any critical field – be it…

The Politics of Instructional Design

Knowledge production is a political act. If politics is about power, and money and knowledge are power, restrictive access to knowledge using money as the entry criteria is definitely political power play. It is farcical to believe that our profession is neutral, and that we produce materials in some ideological vacuum. Whether it is application…