Category Archives: connectivism

New Connectivism and Connective Knowledge course starting soon

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The Connectivism and Connective Knowledge 2011 online course is starting on January 12. The course is delivered completely online, and it is open. This means you can join for FREE, and participate if and when and how you are able. … Continue reading

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Stephen Downes posted the transcript from a lecture he gave on Connectivism. The post is packed with great stuff that relates to my previous post, as well as social learning – both I’ll need to read and reflect on some … Continue reading

Case Study in Control and Instructional Design

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My son, who is a sophomore at Bridgewater State College, texted me Friday. He was fuming about an incident in his Intro to Communications class. The teacher has a strict attendance policy: if you miss more than two classes you … Continue reading

The cost of supporting Collaborative Project Spaces

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In one of Mike Bogle’s posts the topics of learning ecosystems and “walled gardens” comes up. The main idea I took away from his post is that now it’s so easy to make and access information. While that is a … Continue reading

CCK08: Instructional Design, Social Objects

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I am going through one of the CCK08 readings for this week, “Cloudworks: social networking for learning design”. (I would reference the author but I can’t find one on the given materials – only clue is the document title conole_ascilite). … Continue reading

CCK08: There *are* rules to engagement

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After  publicly declaring my angst over filters being put in place in the CCK08 class, Stephen Downes pretty much spelled out the rules for engagement in the Daily today when he said: “It is not simply about saying you agree … Continue reading

CCK08: How are we conditioned to learn, and more on CCK08 filters

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So I am wondering: are there filters being imposed in the CCK08 class? I know I am applying my own filters. I decided early on I would keep up with blog posts and posts from the CCK08 twitter network. I … Continue reading

CCK08: Do groups filter access to networks?

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I was reading this excellent post about groups and networks and I started to think about if groups filter access to networks. I think that all of the readings this week (at least how I understand them) point to groups … Continue reading

CCK08: The language of groups and networks

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I want to start by getting something off my chest. I attended tonight’s Elluminate session, where Terry Anderson was the guest presenter. He had a very interesting presentation which I enjoyed very much. One thing he spoke about is going … Continue reading

Autism – Networks

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Ok, I give! CCK08 is officially killing me! I’m going to try and hang in there. I think the problem is that the topics are so meaty, and interesting, that I want to only do this class and nothing else. … Continue reading