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The Landing: Connectivism: a learning theory or a theory of how to learn?

The Landing: Connectivism: a learning theory or a theory of how to learn? | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it

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Critique of Downes' connectivism: "Suffice to say, the differences between social and neural networks go more than skin deep while their similarities lurk mainly on the surface."

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The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. Find out what it is and why everyone's talking about it.
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The Maker Movement and the Rebirth of Constructionism - Hybrid Pedagogy

The culmination of my quest for more powerful learning grounded in theory and research came when recently I conducted an experiment in pushing constructionism into the digital age.
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"Constructionism brings creativity, tinkering, exploring, building, and presentation to the forefront of the learning process."

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More than just a pretty picture? How sociologists (and other social scientists) can use Pinterest

More than just a pretty picture? How sociologists (and other social scientists) can use Pinterest | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
Between Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, academics can be forgiven for struggling to keep up with the social media boom. Deborah Lupton investigates the latest popular platform, Pinterest, and finds...
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Pinterest for curating

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Learning in a time of abundance - historical background

Learning in a time of abundance - historical background | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
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The value of memory hasn’t gone away with the near ubiquity of the internet, but it’s tough to say it’s important in the same way.

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Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice

Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
Read many current educational articles or twitter feeds, and it becomes pretty clear that progressive educationalists are gaining voice.
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"There are 2 types of student generated content, one that involves students getting active in learning, creating texts based on teacher or assignment stimulations, and a second that extends from there and lets students create knowledge autonomously." 

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Jan05_01

Jan05_01 | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
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Seminal article by Siemens, which I need to read properly!

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Social Constructivism

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The social constructivism learning theory is one that informs the practice of many teachers in contemporary classrooms. The ways in which this theory can inform practice as suggested by Howell (201...
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Short and clear, nice diagrams

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Excellent graphic organizer.

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Education

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Great poster.  I should print this for the office

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In Connectivism, No One Can Hear You Scream: a Guide to Understanding the MOOC Novice - Hybrid Pedagogy

In Connectivism, No One Can Hear You Scream: a Guide to Understanding the MOOC Novice - Hybrid Pedagogy | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
This article is an attempt to address a possible gap in Connectivist thinking, and its expression in cMOOCs. It’s to do with the experience of technology novices, and unconfident learners...
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What Is Digital Pedagogy?

What Is Digital Pedagogy? | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
Entering a classroom, we think first about its walls. We think about where the desks sit. Where we will stand. Whether there are windows, where the doors are, how the chalkboard, whiteboard, or ove...
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Also learning agility: http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140313201538-281874400-what-thomas-l-friedman-didn-t-report-about-getting-hired-by-google?trk=eml-ced-b-art-M-1&midToken=AQFTmdeZIDtlUA&ut=2v9YR2Zi5QJS81

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X-Change Lab: Learning through Disruptive Technologies

X-Change Lab: Learning through Disruptive Technologies | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
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"From a rhizomatic aspect you’re not saying that knowledge is fixed. As a teacher you have to accept that you are no longer in charge of the knowledge, but instead in charge of the class." (Dakers)

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Lectures don’t work, but we keep using them

Lectures don’t work, but we keep using them | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
Can a demonstrably ineffective pedagogic form still be put to good use?
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SpeEdChange: Thinking TEST and Toolbelt Theory again, the Tech Choice Paradigm for Every Child

SpeEdChange: Thinking TEST and Toolbelt Theory again, the Tech Choice Paradigm for Every Child | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
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Connectivism: Its place in theory-informed research and innovation in technology-enabled learning | Bell | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

Connectivism: Its place in theory-informed research and innovation in technology-enabled learning | Bell | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
Connectivism: Its place in theory-informed research and innovation in technology-enabled learning
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Connectivism: A progressive learning theory for advanced learners?

Connectivism: A progressive learning theory for advanced learners? | Theories of Learning | Scoop.it
I was reading yesterday Stephen Downes' blogpost in which he replied to some of the critics of connectivism http://halfanhour.blogspot.de/2013/10/on-three-or-four-problems-of.html A particular line...
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"The idea that communication actually could be ‘multiple simultaneous monologues’ may seem strange at first but it has philosophical underpinnings and is not ungrounded."

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