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Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age

George Siemens

Behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism are the three broad learning theories most
often utilized in the creation of instructional environments. These theories, however, 85 more words


Three Generations of Distance Education Pedagogy

Terry Anderson and Jon Dron

This paper defines and examines three generations of distance education pedagogy. Unlike earlier classifications of distance education based on the technology used, this analysis focuses on the pedagogy that defines the learning experiences encapsulated in the learning design. 102 more words


Professionalism and networked learning

I’ll admit – I’m skeptical about the concept of connectivism. I agree that knowledge and its application today are vastly different than when I was in college 25 years ago. 268 more words

Academic Medicine

mind mapping

My professional networks are very connected to professional groups on social media which absolutely changed the way I learn.  As journal articles and annual conferences were the primary source of new information, websites allowed for enormous amounts of information and resources to be stored and retrieved asynchronously.  337 more words

Make Connections

I like brainstorming with a pencil and paper.  Digital tools are great, but I think I will always like the feel of a sharp pencil and clean sheet of paper when I’m quickly jotting down ideas.  575 more words

Teaching Philosophy

Mindmap Reflection

I found it to be beneficial and enlightening to map out the various ways in which I learn. I became mindful of how learning can seem to be a constant flow in our lives, especially in an age where one can be inundated with stimuli. 305 more words