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Connectivism – the knowledge of the connected individual

Knowledge is everywhere. In a mobile phone, a fitness tracker and our brains. Not a science fiction film but the learning theory of connectivism. Recently over a coffee…

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Reflections on My Learning Connections

In their consideration of connectivism, Davis, Edmunds, and Kelly-Bateman (2008) observed that we cannot possibly experience everything that we need to learn. Hence, we must create learning connections or a crude sort of network through which we exchange ideas. 626 more words

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Connectivism: Strengths sand Weaknesses

While reading Connectivism: a learning Theory for the Digital Age by George Siemens, it very much reminded me of a famous French philosopher , Paul Ricoeur. 245 more words

Expanding My Network-Connectivism

Siemens (2005) postulated that“considering technology and meaning-making as learning activities begin to move learning into the digital age”. Inherent to this new viewpoint on learning is the idea that we can no longer personally experience everything there is to experience as we try to learn something new. 75 more words


What's Under the Umbrella?

As I started really digging into my final Vision project I found that I had to back up and examine what exactly ‘Social Media’ is. 850 more words

Blurry Vision

Admittedly, I have been struggling with finding a focus for my Vision project. The problem is that I don’t have a class, library, or school of my own, so I have been trying to figure out something that will be useful heading into the future, or will be useful to another educator, that also fits with my focus thus far in this course, Social Media. 435 more words