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Russia's Semantic Internet Polution Factory

(updated with a PS on March 4, 2015)

1. Russia has been staging a very big and concentrated propaganda effort to promote and broadcast the political positions of its government. 917 more words

Internet Success

New Light through old Windows (not the Chris Rea album)

“Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age” by ‘theorist’ George Siemens (nice job title) is a paper that was published in 2005 in the ‘International Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance learning’ in which he imagines a new epoch in learning, devoid of the constraints of the ‘classic’ learning theories behaviourism, cognitivism and constructivism. 208 more words

Dirk's Stuff

3 Ways to Support Student-Parents Online

I teach in a Master of Arts in Teaching program, using an online platform (a Moodle-based LMS developed for us by the fabulous 2U… 703 more words

Online Learning

(NP6) The 'new power' of distributed software systems: 2nd FLOSS4P2P Conference in London

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet other software developers for P2P value creation in the direction of the #Synthecracy.org movement: March 16 and 17th 2015 in London: … 63 more words

Wealth Creation

What It Means to be a Learner

After watching Stephen Downes‘ lecture on MOOCs and connectivism I thought about why we have traditional education in the first place. Stephen said that most learning models throw content at students and hope some of it sticks. 418 more words


Connectivism Reflection

This week I created a mind map of the different resources that I learn from. It was an excellent activity to map out the different outlets. 318 more words

Learning Theories

Mind Mapping Reflection

As an adult, I find that I am often of the feeling that I have chosen to get my Master’s Degree, take on more responsibility at work and start a small business and being that it was all my choice I am in this work by myself. 308 more words