Digital Learning, Happiness and the ‘New We’: An Eudaimonic Inquiry into New Learning

Dedicated to my students and my teaching team @ Medienfaktur, University of Oldenburg, 9th of February 2021 Introduction and Overview This essay is about more than just hedonistic fun in hybrid (analog-digital) learning. It is about the unusual question of deep happiness and joie de vivre in so-called ‘new learning’. It is about eudaimonia – to use the Aristotelian term. After a discussion of our current societal context, I use Carol Ryff’s classic six-factor model…
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