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Maha Bali’s blog about education

September 11, 2015
by Maha Bali

Hugs, Handshakes & Heartache #altc & @vconnecting

Reading Time: 6 minutesI was in Manchester around 48 hours. But boy, were they packed. I’ve been struggling to write about this emotional, exhilarating experience that fits right into the middle of a line between professional & social. On the plane while my … Continue reading

July 11, 2015
by Maha Bali
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Embracing Paradox: Both/And Mentality and Postmodernism

Reading Time: 3 minutesSome days you find yourself in multiple conversations and you find a common thread between them that you feel compelled to link, to unpack…and for me, to blog. Today was one such day and it was a convo on #techquity … Continue reading

June 7, 2015
by Maha Bali

Embracing Emergence

Reading Time: 5 minutesEmbracing emergence. This is something that’s being talked about simulataneously in different places (not sure if it’s because I am in all of them or if it’s a coincidence; I assume a combination of both since I am pretty sure … Continue reading

May 30, 2015
by Maha Bali

Research idea: #rhizo15, Hospitality and Invasion?

Reading Time: 1 minutesI had a brainstorm as I was making breakfast so blogging it before it disappears. Would anyone be interested in exploring #rhizo15 in these two lenses? A. Hospitality (notion of Derrida’s, but i don’t know it too deeply) in welcoming … Continue reading

May 17, 2015
by Maha Bali

Of Clones and Colonies

Reading Time: 1 minutesAs #hpj101 comes to an end, Sean Michael Morris reminds us that Hybrid Pedagogy isn’t looking for clones in their new editors. That’s good news. It made me think about this, especially with this week’s rhizo15 topic of invasive species. … Continue reading

May 17, 2015
by Maha Bali

A Small Victory for Autoethnography in MOOCs

Reading Time: 2 minutesI had a small victory the other day. Good news in the midst of a difficult time in my personal life. I received official acceptance of my first Collaborative Autoethnography article (co-authored of course, “collaborative”) on MOOCs in a journal. … Continue reading


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