Inclusion in Action: Encounter of Voices and Perspectives at ISUR

Inclusion is a key process for sustaining, developing, and building democratic societies. Crossing multiple social dimensions, inclusion helps to ensure equal opportunities for participation and access to markets, services, and spaces. At its core, inclusion is about “improving the terms for individuals and groups to take part in society” (World Bank, 2013). Inclusion matters because […]

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Bridging Formal and Informal Learning Environments (part 1)

In the contemporary context of cultural, historical, economical, and societal transformations, the design and practice of learning environments is changing both in formal and informal education institutions. Despite the multiples barriers that a school system rooted in 19th and 20th centuries industrial paradigms offers, innovative educators are designing and implementing responsive learning environments to support […]

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Learning as a Lifestyle

In times of rapid transformation, we are constantly asked to learn new technologies, new systems, and new practices. Terms such as the information, the knowledge, or the creative society signal the change from industrial to post-industrial societies. Those concepts emphasize the changes in both the means of production, circulation, and consumption of goods. We should […]

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Evolving Digital Inequalities: Understanding the Changing Countours of Divides and Gaps

Over the last three decades, the rapid development and adoption of digital technology infrastructures, tools, and practices, has given rise to a new communication environment that is more interactive, networked, and participatory. This environment has become a central force driving political, cultural, educational, and economic transformations in contemporary societies, especially the post-industrial and advanced capitalist […]

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An Enigma

Inside the multitude of twitter feeds i monitor as part of my job in the office of student affairs, i discovered that a 35mm print of The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (W. Herzog, 1974) was going to be screened last monday at the campus movie theater, the texas union. I was glad to find this […]

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