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Elements of Connectivism

Elements of Connectivism - Stephen DownesCMC11 - SUNY Empire State College - September 22, 2011. Slideshow

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Elements of Connectivism ~ Stephen's Web

Elements of Connectivism ~ Stephen's Web | Connectivism | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects...

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A long overdue conversation on Connectivism

A long overdue conversation on Connectivism | Connectivism | Scoop.it
Closing in on a year ago, I took a course through Athabasca on the Foundations of Adult Education.
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elearnspace › Call for Papers: Open Online Courses

elearnspace › Call for Papers: Open Online Courses | Connectivism | Scoop.it

This call for chapters for a text on open online courses (.doc), edited Rita Kop, Stephen Downes, George Siemens, might be of interest to readers. The two-page abstract of prospective chapters is due Oct 31, 2011.

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#cck11: Connectivism and Social Constructivism – what’s the difference? 

#cck11: Connectivism and Social Constructivism – what’s the difference?  | Connectivism | Scoop.it

So what distinguishes a connectivist perspective from social constructivism? The difference is fairly subtle.


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Connectivism or not? Its not either/or

Connectivism or not? Its not either/or | Connectivism | Scoop.it

Its not a contest between connectivism and traditional teaching. Its a question of how and when to blend the two.

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Thanks Allan Quartz for this suggestion!
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Nothing Much to be Surprised about.... Chie Mizukoshi

Nothing Much to be Surprised about.... Chie Mizukoshi | Connectivism | Scoop.it

Interesting thoughts on connectivism and history of learning.

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4 Big Ideas That Will Change The World Of Training

4 Big Ideas That Will Change The World Of Training | Connectivism | Scoop.it

It’s up to learning experience designers and developers, as well as trainers, educators and instructors to move us toward a more enlightened path that meets the needs of learners in today’s world. I’m voting that these four big ideas can propel us forward, hopefully sooner rather than later. Which big ideas do you favor?

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Connectivism: New Learning Theory or Not?

Connectivism: New Learning Theory or Not? | Connectivism | Scoop.it

“Clark Hull identified three essential criteria for any theory.

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Connectivism: ‘I store my knowledge in my friends’ | teach for life

Connectivism: ‘I store my knowledge in my friends’ | teach for life | Connectivism | Scoop.it

I’m still trying to wrap my brain around the term ‘connectivism’, but I’ve found this idea most interesting and meaningful to my practice.

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Class 3 tpack and connectivism MOOC Week 3 Assignment

Week 3 ePortfolio Assignment and WordPress Terminology Test TPACK Models Tech of the Week

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Constructivism, Connectivism & Convergence : John Connell: The Blog

Constructivism, Connectivism & Convergence : John Connell: The Blog | Connectivism | Scoop.it

So what distinguishes a connectivist perspective from social constructivism? The difference is fairly subtle. As far as I can see, connectivism resonates with similar principles as social constructivism does, but acknowledges a greater degree of complexity in the nature of knowledge and learning, enabled by advances in technology.

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Orienting myself to the Change 11 MOOC - Frances Bell

Orienting myself to the Change 11 MOOC - Frances Bell | Connectivism | Scoop.it
I have signed up to the Change11 MOOC and feeling a little bit wary as day job is intensely busy and I am not sure I can make the commitment.  Of course, the reason that I have signed up is that I...

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GT MOOC Week 1: Day 1(5): Howard Rheingold’s Interview with George Siemens on MOOCs

GT MOOC Week 1: Day 1(5): Howard Rheingold’s Interview with George Siemens on MOOCs | Connectivism | Scoop.it
The first week of #change11 will serve to orient you to the course format and ways in which you can become involved in the course. This is a five day guide to open course bliss!
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Digital Connections and Connectivism | David Bullio

Digital Connections and Connectivism | David Bullio | Connectivism | Scoop.it

George Siemens article on connectivism really hit home for me regarding how learning is changing, and his comment of about “the pipe” being more important than the content within the pipe really spoke to how education is and should be changing.

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Connectivism and 21st Century Education « Mister Norris

Connectivism and 21st Century Education « Mister Norris | Connectivism | Scoop.it

Some pratical ideas about 'how' to apply connectivism in the classroom and in assessments.

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Connectivism: Questioning the role of the teacher in a connected world

Connectivism: Questioning the role of the teacher in a connected world | Connectivism | Scoop.it
It seems that every week there is a news article debating issues in education from the value of standardized testing amongst scandal, the value of technology on education, how to improve the qualit...

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Change MOOC starts Mon 12th Sept 2011….

Change MOOC starts Mon 12th Sept 2011…. | Connectivism | Scoop.it
As someone who attended the first MOOC run by Stephen Downes, George Siemens and Dave Cormier, I am particularly interested in how their ideas have been developed and refined since 2008.
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