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The Value of Access to Each Other

The Value of Access to Each Other | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

One of the challenges of learning today is that it depends on the contributions of other people. Scholars of the past could lock themselves in a room, read the printed literature on a topic, consult with a few mentors, and emerge with a product that builds upon the historic work of others.

 

This isn’t an option for today’s researcher. While there are many famous instances of collaboration throughout history, none rise to the level of what’s possible today. Now, dozens or hundreds or thousands of people from around the world can work collaboratively on a project around the clock and produce extraordinary results in a short timeframe. 

 

As Clay Shirky says, today most people “over estimate the value of access to information and

 

===> underestimate the value of access to each other. <===

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 16, 2013 8:51 PM

 

      ===> Don't underestimate the value of access to each other. <===

 

Check also:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Social+Learning

 

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Mourn Dead Google Products at Their Virtual Graveyard

Mourn Dead Google Products at Their Virtual Graveyard | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
It’s hard to lose a loved one, especially if that loved one is a Google service. That’s why we’re opening the gates of the Google Graveyard, a virtual space for grieving. Buried in these hallowed grounds are some of Google’s ill-fated services.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 16, 2013 7:40 PM

 

Check it out and 

Leave a flower for a deceased Google product!!!

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, March 16, 2013 7:45 PM

 

Check it out and:

 

              ===> Leave a flower for a deceased Google product!!! <===