Is Learning Rhizomatic? Rhizomatic=chaotic? Is Rhizomatic Model a Paradox or an Oxymoron?
A model is anything used in any way to represent anything else. A model is used to explain something.
A rhizomatic model explains growth in many directions and explains learning as establishing connections. This is a process model or an historic model because it explains what happens during a period of learning.
A model is a visualization of an idea, it is not a theory or explanation.
A model that visualizes and represents the chaotic nature of reality could be a useful tool to people with a narrow view. But a model that only visualizes chaos and interconnectedness of everything to everything might be a paradox. Because a model without a structure might not even be a real useful model.
What is a useful model?
I need a model that helps me to learn and teach to play a musical instrument.
If that learning to play an instrument looks like a rhizome, how will that help me in better playing?
The rhizome model is a macro model, it does not explain the bits and pieces of learning of knowledge or skills.
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