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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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MIT's Gmail Visualization Tool: How It Works

MIT's Gmail Visualization Tool: How It Works | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
A new tool created by MIT's Media Lab takes a record of your Gmail past and turns it into art.
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This really makes me wish that I had been using Gmail as a primary email account.  

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Learning metaphor - understanding of an elephant based on Instructivism, Constructivism and #Connectivism

Learning metaphor - understanding of an elephant based on Instructivism, Constructivism and #Connectivism | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
This is my response to the stimulating and interesting post  Instructivism, Constructivism or Connectivism by Ryan Tracey. Ryan writes: From a practical perspective then, is the popular “evolution”...

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
Ken Morrison's insight:

I'm sharing this link because I have been very interested in both connectivism & constructivism  learning theories for a few years.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 26, 2013 6:57 PM

All three need to be used when necessary. Even in a world with high levels of connectivity, we need someone to occasionally explain the why and what behind our learning and learning remains a socially constructed process. We learn most richly with others which brings us around to connection.

Aji Black Stone's comment, April 28, 2013 3:34 AM
i heard this story when i was young
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Knowing Knowledge

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A great site on connectivism and similar thoughts surrounding teaching and knowledge.

Ken

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