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The Change in Education: Connectivism

The Change in Education: Connectivism

The technology that has entered the classroom in the last few years can be overwhelming to someone who is not from the millennial generation of learners or educators. 512 more words

Threshold concept: A lens for examining networked learning - Paper Summary

The following is a summary of Giedre Kligyte’s (2009) paper ‘Threshold concept: A lens for examining networked learning’ .  A copy of this paper  can be obtained using the following  488 more words

Week 1

Connectivism

I’ve just been reading about connectivism at http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/connectivism.htm

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Gonzalez (2004) describes the challenges of rapidly diminishing knowledge life:

“One of the most persuasive factors is the shrinking half-life of knowledge. 149 more words

Connectivism

IATEFL Chile International Conference: Pecha Kucha & ELT #ASMSG

At the recent IATEFL Chile Bi-Annual International Conference, I gave a workshop entitled “Pecha Kucha & ELT: Changing The Classroom“. My slides are below. 507 more words

Education

Teaching in a Distributed Learning Environment

The readings for week three are wonderfully connected to my work and all attempt to answer questions about online teaching and learning that define my work as a teacher researcher in a distributed learning environment.   818 more words

Information ecology at the heart of knowledge

While technology is changing the information environment (including information places and spaces), the transactional nature of information interactions and knowledge flow underpins learning. Information can comprise both physical and virtual parts for operation and interaction. 589 more words

Innovation & Creativity

Van Till's Principle (VTP) of Maximum Well-Connectedness: Connect with the Best

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Bien étonnés de se trouver ensemble” [= surprised to find them there together] that is what the French say when people with very different political opinions exhibit the unlikely: some things they agree on. 2,561 more words