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The use of Game Based Learning (GBL) in MOOCs

The use of Game Based Learning (GBL) in MOOCs | Connectivism | Scoop.it
From two different perspectives, MOOCs and MMOGs, there is a confluence that could be observed by the gamification of the MOOCs (trend 1) and the massification of SG (trend 2), and the educational orientation of the MMOGs (trend 3).
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Ante Lauc's curator insight, June 1, 2013 5:03 AM

When we are connected, when is better not to be connected, and how know develop the best strategy?

Carlos Newsome's comment, August 26, 2013 3:28 PM
Wow! Simple yet brilliant!
burlysand's comment, September 24, 2013 3:21 AM
Its superior :)
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Who Does What in a Massive Open Online Course?

Who Does What in a Massive Open Online Course? | Connectivism | Scoop.it
Student-participation data from the inaugural MITx (now edX) course — 6.002x: Circuits and Electronics — unpacks MOOC student behavior.
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Connectivism - A Learning Theory?

Connectivism - A Learning Theory? | Connectivism | Scoop.it
Those folks who were given the assignment to defend connectivism as a learning theory had a really tough job. You can read their position paper here. I assert that connectivism is a method that is ...
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Stephen Downes: The MOOC of One: Personal Learning Technologies - YouTube

What will it happen after the MOOC? How will they influence the next generation technology? Stephen Downes, who built the world's first MOOC software, descri...
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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, April 16, 7:33 AM

Stephen Downes: The MOOC of One: Personal Learning Technologies

Lee Schlenker's curator insight, April 18, 3:04 AM

In moving away from distance teaching to focusing on the idea of proximity learning

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Be web-pro with MOOCs

Be web-pro with MOOCs | Connectivism | Scoop.it
The Open Education Europa portal has published a selection of MOOCs for the MOOCs for web and apps skills initiative, launched by DG CONNECT. This new network aims to map the European demand for web-related skills and promote the use of MOOCs for capacity-building in the corresponding fields.
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Brainstorm in Progress: Connectivism, Neuroscience, and Education

Brainstorm in Progress: Connectivism, Neuroscience, and Education | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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Connie Anderson's curator insight, April 13, 2:59 PM

Music, music, music!! I will trust the current researchers at two well-known universities. www.brainvolts.northwestern.edu/‎

Just look at all the most recent findings ranging all the way from pre-schoolers to the elderly. Let's read about their research, their conclusions, and then go practice our instruments of choice! :-)

Philippe-Didier Gauthier's curator insight, April 13, 3:09 PM
#Apprenance Connectivism, Neuroscience, and EducationI have never been comfortable with proclamations by educators or scientists (and yes, there is a difference) about how the brain works..... (suite à lire sur le site..)
OneLastMember's curator insight, April 18, 10:36 AM

Tudo começa e acaba na nossa cabeça!

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Instructionism, Constructionism and Connectivism: Epistomologies and Their Implied Pedagogies

Instructionism, Constructionism and Connectivism: Epistomologies and Their Implied Pedagogies | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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Perla Ronchi's curator insight, April 10, 12:29 PM

Sharing ideas and contents!

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, April 11, 5:51 PM

This covers a lot of things in education including maker-spaces.  A great read as we move forward as progressive educators.

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Delving into participants’ profiles and use of social tools in MOOCs

This paper presents an in-depth empirical analysis of a nine-week MOOC. This analysis provides novel results regarding participants’ profiles and use of built-in and external social tools. The results served to detect seven participants’ patterns and conclude that the forum was the social tool preferred to contribute to the MOOC.
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An Interview with Prof. Severance: MOOC & OER Proponent on “Sharing the Value that we Produce at U-M”

An Interview with Prof. Severance: MOOC & OER Proponent on “Sharing the Value that we Produce at U-M” | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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Turning a MOOC Into a Network of Schools Collaborating

Turning a MOOC Into a Network of Schools Collaborating | Connectivism | Scoop.it
Co-authored with Avery Holton MOOCs, or massive open online courses, have been alternately heralded as the future of online education and a flop. Although MOOCs promise education for the masses, they often have mass desertions after the first week and are lucky to have 10 percent completion rates.
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Luz Marina Martínez Peña's curator insight, March 31, 4:52 PM

La Producción De Textos Académico-Científicos es Una necesidad sentida en todos los campos disciplinares, Es Por ello que la universidad le debe proveer una los Estudiantes de Formación Profesional y postgradual Los Elementos necesarios para lograr realizar con éxito la escritura y Publicación de Artículos Científicos, Ponencias, Informes de Investigación, Entre Otros.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, April 1, 5:49 AM

Turning a Mooc Into a Network of Schools Collaborating

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Half an Hour: The MOOC of One

Half an Hour: The MOOC of One | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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A thought-provoking address by Stephen Downes.
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Bloom, Fink and going SOLO in a BYOD world | Cloud Thinking

Bloom, Fink and going SOLO in a BYOD world | Cloud Thinking | Connectivism | Scoop.it
Taxonomy of learning in knowledge networks A map of my LinkedIn Professional Learning Network Taxonomies I am science trained and know that in the study of
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MOOC 2.0: Open online education moves forward

MOOC 2.0: Open online education moves forward | Connectivism | Scoop.it
Online course pioneer hires former Yale University president as CEO.
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Arne Krokan's curator insight, March 29, 3:26 AM

Tempoet har ikke akkurat blitt noe lavere i MOOC-bransjen.

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Rhizomatic learning and connectivism #rhizo14

Rhizomatic learning and connectivism #rhizo14 | Connectivism | Scoop.it
There has been much reflection of late within the #rhizo community about the connection between rhizomatic learning and connectivism. So, to that end this post was inspired by Keith Hamon’s post - ...
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EDUC 8845: Connectivism Mindmap

EDUC 8845: Connectivism Mindmap | Connectivism | Scoop.it
EDUC 8845: Module 4 Questions: How has your network changed the way you learn? Which digital tools best facilitate learning for you? How do you learn new knowledge when you have questions? My parents bought my first computer as I entered college. As with ...
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Marco Bertolini's curator insight, April 21, 5:22 AM

Comment le réseau tranforme-t-il votre apprentissage ?  Un article sur l'apprentissage connectiviste en réseau.

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MOOC Research

MOOC Research | Connectivism | Scoop.it

MOOC Research Initiative (MRI) is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of a set of investments intended to explore the potential of MOOCs to extend access to postsecondary credentials through more personalized, more affordable pathways.

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Special Issue of eLearning Papers just published on latest MOOC research

Special Issue of eLearning Papers just published on latest MOOC research | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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Half an Hour: Theories Related to Connectivism

Half an Hour: Theories Related to Connectivism | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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Insights by Stephen Downes.

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Princeton University - 'MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology

Princeton University - 'MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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Kristen Gates, Ed.D.'s curator insight, April 12, 12:07 PM

MOOC conversation continues...

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Utilization of Connectivism into Social Networking Websites in the Example of Facebook

Utilization of Connectivism into Social Networking Websites in the Example of Facebook | Connectivism | Scoop.it
In this paper, I will try to introduce a perspective of integrating a Social Network website ‘Facebook’ into educational setting using Connectivism theory as a major pedagogical direction. Students...
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MOOCs: The Future of College Education?

MOOCs: The Future of College Education? | Connectivism | Scoop.it
The world of online education got a major boost last week when Coursera, the two-year-old startup that provides open courses online, named a former Yale University President as its new chief execut...
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Fina Gallego's curator insight, April 4, 7:46 AM

Educación universitaria

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Special Issue of eLearning Papers just published on latest MOOC research

Special Issue of eLearning Papers just published on latest MOOC research | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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Pearltrees - Connectivism

Pearltrees - Connectivism | Connectivism | Scoop.it
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My Pearltree collection in case your brain 'works' better this way. :)

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Connected Learning and Digital Literacy

Connected Learning and Digital Literacy | Connectivism | Scoop.it
~ Connectivism ~  A word which I’d never encountered before three weeks ago. A theory which is beginning to make sense to me. An area I’m growing my confidence in. This is my current understanding ...
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systerwoody's curator insight, March 31, 11:05 AM

#connectivism 

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Should MOOC students be grouped?

Should MOOC students be grouped? | Connectivism | Scoop.it
I am currently participating in the Carpe Diem MOOC offered by the Swinburne University of Technology, under Gilly Salmon's leadership. Although I've enrolled in many MOOCs before (going right back...
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Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories? | Connectivism | Scoop.it
This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: Learning Theory v5, Organisation Kolb, Psychology Vygotsky, Psychology Bloom, Piaget genetic epistemology, Psychology Skinner, Montessori constructivism, Dewey constructivism, radical constructivism Knowledge as mental representation: 1a. Knowledge is not passively received either through the senses or by way of communication; 1b. Knowledge is actively built up by the cognising subject; 2a. The function of cognition is adaptive, in the biological sense of the term, tending towards fit or viability; 2b Cognition serves the subject’s organization of the experiential world, not the discovery of an objective ontological reality., social constructivism connectivism, Taylor Organisation, Holt homeschooling, unschooling, constructivism radical constructivism, Kolb experiental learning, Montessori Montessori education, Social anthropology Lave & Wenger, Vygotsky zone of proximal development, Lave & Wenger situated learning, Education Illich, scientific pedagogy Education based on science that modified and improved the individual., communities of practice Groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 1, 7:37 AM
Learning theories
Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 2, 6:35 PM

Learning theories

JulieLaRoche's curator insight, April 12, 11:00 AM

I love infographics like this that depict the 10,000 foot view to show the overall subject, the various theories or parts, and how the pieces fit together and influence one another.