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Web 2.0 Tool Review: PowToon

I love to use little video clips or images to supplement my online class sessions; today’s class was on social constructivism and connectivism.  I had no problem finding a video summarizing connectivism, but one that focused solely on social constructivism was, surprisingly, more difficult to find.   140 more words

Online Learning

8842 Engaging Learners with New Strategies and Tools

I’ve been asked to determine which technological tools and strategies are best for involving learners in building content knowledge, building collaboration, and build communication. I have created a quick graphic organizer for this, but also have written an over view of how or why I selected each item for this project. 268 more words

Is the classroom a machine?

In a Big Think article, Why Technology Won’t Save an Inefficient Education System, with Dr. Madhav Chavan, and in several other similarly argued contributions, particularly like the ones from… 1,049 more words


Making connections and participating

Speaking of connections … I like the idea of connectivism, which situates learning within a network of nodes and connections (Siemens, 2004). It seems particularly apt when you consider the networks we engage with every day: Facebook, Google+, intranets, the Internet … the coffee truck! 718 more words

My Networks

The biggest way my network has changed the way I learn is by using digital technology, I have opportunities to further my education that would not be present if digital technology were not available to me. 151 more words

Divergence and the Road Less Traveled

Note: This is the second in a series of four posts exploring the dimensions of new media identified by Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis in their 2007 article… 923 more words


Status Update: Student Connected... what about the teacher?

In his article ” Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age” George Siemens is introducing us to the principles of Connectivism as the most fit learning theory for the digital age. 356 more words