July 6, 2010
Wednesday: Live Session with Susan Metros
Wednesday July 7th: Elluminate session by Susan Metros and Stephen and Rita.
You will find the link to Elluminate here. We advise you to have a look at it a little in advance of the session to familiarize yourself with it and to logon.
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In this blog post, I try to explain the importance of semantics, why we are studying critical literacies, and how this relates to knowledge and learning. "The whole concept of 'having reasons' is probably the deepest challenge there is for connectivism, or for any theory of learning. We don't want people to simply to react instinctively to events, we want them to react on a reasonable (and hopefully rational) basis." Stephen Downes, Half an Hour, July 6, 2010 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]
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My formal studies about semantics
My motive is to perform the formal part of semantics week with this post, so that I can do what I want. Semantics is described in our Moodle 6.week: The ability to connect communicative elements to underlying purposes, goals, objectives, theories or meaning, denotation, reference, truth and understanding. Including new ways of interpreting information and evaluating [...] July 6, 2010
Connectivism – an umbrella or frame or?
Our Friday session about CCK08 triggered my mind to ponder connectivism generally. Jenny gathered many conception of George Siemens and Stephen Downes, please read her post Some notes about connectivism. I had read an article of Rita Kop and Adrian Hill in Rita’s blog. I did not notice it earlier and perhaps it is good, [...] July 5, 2010
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