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Jan05_01. Editor’s Note: This is a milestone article that deserves careful study.

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Connectivism should not be con fused with constructivism. George Siemens advances a theory of learning that is consistent with the needs of the twenty first century. Welcome to SuMa-eV ! Giving Students Ownership of Learning:Footprints in the Digital Age. November 2008 | Volume 66 | Number 3 Giving Students Ownership of Learning Pages 16-19 As the geeky father of a 9-year-old son and an 11-year-old daughter, one of my worst fears as they grow older is that they won't be Googled well.

Giving Students Ownership of Learning:Footprints in the Digital Age

Not that they won't be able to use Google well, mind you, but that when a certain someone (read: admissions officer, employer, potential mate) enters "Tess Richardson" into the search line of the browser, what comes up will be less than impressive. That a quick surf through the top five hits will fail to astound with examples of her creativity, collaborative skills, and change-the-world work.

Or, even worse, that no links about her will come up at all. The Learning Web - Home Page.

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