One of the principles of connectivism is that you share. You offer your knowledge, skills, abilities, talents, materials, resources to someone else, free of charge.
This paper teaching for meaningful learning provides a rich review of the different strategies and methods of teaching and learning to achieve meaningful learning. Complex projects and activities which challenge learners to engage in active authentic learning – based on authentic pedagogy and likely a constructivist and or connectivist learning approach provides opportunities for learners to sensemake (Siemens, 2012) and learn how to solve real life problems.
I'm still troubled by some of the claims that James Berlin makes in Rhetoric and Ideology in the Writing Class , but I think I prefer to start with what makes sense to me.
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The theory of Connectivism provides new insight into what it means to facilitate learning in the 21st Century. Those responsible for teaching and training need to incorporate instructional strategies that match learner expectations and the physical changes that technology has wrought on the human brain.
People interested in Massive Open Online Courses will probably be aware of the research by Helene Fournier and me on Personal Learning Environments and MOOCs.
When George Siemens and I created the first MOOC in 2008 we were not setting out to create a MOOC. So the form was not something we designed and implemented, at least, not explicitly so. But we had very clear ideas of where we wanted to go, and I would argue that it was those clear ideas that led to the definition of the MOOC as it exists today.
“The whole is more than the sum of its parts”. Aristotle Principles of Connectivism
Some rights reserved by PhOtOnQuAnTiQuE Connectivism is a learning theory created by George Siemens and written about in his article “Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age”. The article lists its principles as the following:
Open Social Learning: Connectivism, As Practiced By A Teacher of English as a Foreign Language | Connectivism | Scoop.itConnectivism, a learning theory for a digital age.
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The Business21C radio program on Monday morning broadcast an interview with myself and and a representative of Anonymous on the topic of cybercrime.
The theory of connectivism suggests connecting with others supports learning even when, and possibly especially when, there is a difference in opinion.