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October 26, 2009

Networked Learning Conference: Hot Seat

This week, Stephen and I will be running an asynchronous discussion on the impact that networked technologies have had (will have) on learning. We'll kick things off on Monday with an elluminate session (more info)...and the balance of the week will be held in the Networked Learning 2010 conference fourm.

Week 6: Power and Authority

Networked technologies have changed power and authority. This week, we'll explore to what degree and in what ways power and authority have been altered in learning.

The Fifth Estate - Through the Network (of Networks) .pdf

Network Logic: Who governs in an interconnected world? (.pdf) (this is a long paper/book. Skim sections that you find to be of interest).


Thursday, Oct 29, 6 pm CST (time zone conversion). We will meet here in elluminate.


1. Continue regular weekly activities - blogging, developing your concept map, and follow the distributed conversation through various sites (pageflakes, delicious, Google Alerts, Twitter search).

2. Post your updated concept map on your blog.

3. Continue to work on your final presentation.

Highlighted Resources

My position on connectivism
Paper on connectivism posted over the weekend. "Educators encounter how technology is changing our knowledge and the way we learn. This also results in the way we (should) teach. For example: is it still important that we learn our children useless figures and facts that can be Googled in a few seconds? Or is it more important to learn our children how they can find trustworthy information and interpret this?" Dr. Smetty, The English Soapbox, October 26, 2009 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]

CCK09: Springtime in everyone's thoughts

So, how's the course going? One person's reaction - from last year.
ddu 1612, ddu 1612, October 26, 2009 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]


Here's what course members from around the world had to say. Want to join the conversation? Submit your feed. Then put this at the beginning of your post: CCK09

What more than 10,000 Main Streets learn us about the crisis of representation…
Politicians like to refer to Main Street. But what actually is Main Street? Is it one people, one place, as political discourse often seems to suggest? Actually, in the US, there are more than 10,000 streets called Main Street… This video is about a documentary using Vimeo and Flickr, and archiving & presenting those streets [...] October 26, 2009

Half-time round-up of CCK09: a course mediating between the macro and the micro levels of history
CCK09 It’s time for a first round-up of what’s going on for me in the Connectivism and Connective Knowledge Course. So here we go for a number of thoughts, some directly inspired by the course discussions and materials, others indirectly related. I’ll update this during the coming weeks – we’re only half-way! First I’d like to [...] October 26, 2009


(These should be fresh. Still working on improving the Twitter display.) #cck09 if connective knowledge is a more enriching way of learning and engaging why do students still request to be passive receivers?

@luzpearson Started a wave and added you. If there is another please add me to it. #cck09

I like PLEs RT @luzpearson Lets write a "collaborative micro-paper on twitter" for #CCK09 --> WHAT YOU LIKE MOST OF CONNECTIVISM?

@siavogel could you add legrandroland(ad)googlewave(dot)com too please? #CCK09

MixedRealities :: Half-time round-up of CCK09: a course mediating ...

@CathyLAnderson YES I´m thinking about passive receivers too: #cck09

what more than 10,000 main streets learn us about the crisis of representation #CCK09

#CCK09 --> WHAT YOU LIKE OF CONNECTIVISM? I like there is no outside control on learning: is a personal discovering process (with others)

@CathyLAnderson Interesting your thoughts on innovation #cck09

@leilanachawati In 04 I worked with iEARN with 9 years old kids. I had forgotten about that, was excellent! It was connectivism! #cck09

@luzpearson #CCK09 WHAT YOU LIKE OF CONNECTIVISM? It helps us understanding macro issues while enhancing personal learning capabilities

:) sounds good RT @luzpearson @leilanachawati In 04 I worked with iEARN with 9 years old kids, it was excellent! It was connectivism! #cck09

Finished my first paper on connectivism #CCK09

Lot's of people in the house; no feeds, no tweets; bit google w, I do like it in spite of the bugs and problems. More #cck09 wavers on Twitt

Open academia involves use of open access, open formats, free software, open licenses, & open management #cck09 #yam

Yes! RT @4KM: A topic we should discuss more: #complexity in relation to learning (& leadership). @gsiemens says it's a current topic CCK09

Loitering in CCK09

Meeting here for #CCK09 "Learning is about embracing vulnerability". @gsiemens Nice.... (via @anitsirk )

RT @plaingillian: Talking PLE's in #CCK09

Participating in the #cck09 session. Made a confession. :-)

Recording from #CCK09: - started a bit slow, but ended up with great comments/participation from attendees. Thanks!

RT @gsiemens Recording from #CCK09: - started a bit slow, ended up w great comments/participation. Thanks!

Working on my first paper for #CCK09. Connectivism is a slippery concept.

CCK09 Metaphors for the Social EcoSystems: Below is my first thoughts about the ecosystem:  Very sketchy still&..

MOOC provides you unique experience to authentically sensemake & wayfind via network(s) (immersive experience challenging u to learn)#CCK09.

Would u like to challenge learners to learn via networks with tech (they fish & you support)? #CCK09

Flight breaking Vs MOOC Stephen OLDaily #CCK09 flight breaking vs MOOC referred by Stephen#CCK09

Have u put on "L", "P" or "E" plates in #CCK09? u would enjoy more if the E plates are hang on the wall as more L there #CCK09

Under the principles of theory, would "transfer of learning" still applicable to connectivism? I would argue that is not applicable #CCK09

#cck09 Not "Instruction 2.0" or "Teaching 2.0" the very point of eLearning 2.0 is that it's learner driven.

To learn, we have to be active by accessing, remaking, remixing, repurposing, and rewriting learning resources #cck09

university of texas entering full-scale in second life - what do we learn about silos and boundaries there? #CCK09

musings about privacy and Technologically Externalized Knowledge and Learning #CCK09

The have/have not #GoogleWave situation is a case study in tech deprivation Where is the line? The standard to be "invited"? #CCK09 #eci831

The have/have not #GoogleWave situation is a case study in tech deprivation Where is the line? The standard to be "invited"? #CCK09 #eci831

@yesnaco_4 My real name is Eduardo Peirano as in CCK09 forum

laptops need mesh to facilitate connected learning - #cck09 #olpc #openacademia #yam

@edwebb thank you I will look at grazr when next near a pc - much appreciated :))) #cck09

just shared my unread feeds list hope public (can't tell from mobile) tried adding #cck09 as @edwebb suggested

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