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[…] Understanding and learning outcomes | Gardner Writes – > It’s when we’re forbidden to use “mushy” words like “understand” and “appreciate” because “they can’t be measured” that the trouble begins. And it’s when we believe that an “ordered list” will take us through the paradoxical encounters of meaning-making, curiosity, awe, and wonder so that we safely arrive at “student success” that we end up with what Ted Nelson famously termed “a forced march across a flattened plane.” > we are going to have to engage with paradox and start talking again about “learning outcomes” that are beyond algorithms. – (complexity learning_outcomes learning_objectives edtech ) […]