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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

I store my knowledge in my _____.

After reading George Siemens’s paper, Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Area, I was impressed deeply by “I store my knowledge in my friends… 216 more words

Learning through Connectivism

As a child or a young adult, I often asked people to explain something to me or show me how to do a task.  This way of learning faded as I become older because I was able to access my information through the internet.   300 more words

Grading woes

The semester I worked as a teaching assistant for a large peer graded class was one with lots of complaining and serious headaches.  However, it also provided a powerful look into how students view grading and the way this affects their motivation. 844 more words