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Connectivism: Is It All It's Cracked Up To Be?

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to comment on the principle of connectivism as it applies to modern day knowledge and learning. For the uninitiated, connectivism can be seen as the idea that knowledge need no longer be internal. 296 more words

Academic Medicine


Yesterday evening I read the article by Savin-Baden (2014), one of the two recommended readings for First week: Getting started and connecting. Actually, I started off reading… 815 more words



Connectivism is an exciting idea, it focuses on networks, both neural networks and networks of people. It is completely learner centred and recognises that individuals learn in different ways. 233 more words

My Mind Map Reflection – How my connections facilitate my learning

The connections outlined in my mind map help me to learn because they reflect the diverse methods I used to obtain and retain information. I use my personal and professional networks to gain knowledge about my field and to share my knowledge with others. 321 more words


Learning Mind Map

This week I am sharing a mind map that focuses on my learning journey. Feel free to let me know what you think.


Connecting with Connectivism

Technology is altering (rewiring) our brains. The tools we use define and shape our thinking. –George Siemens

Hmmm. When I read this quote and really thought about how technology has changed the way we think about things or even how we see the world around us. 144 more words

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