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November 18, 2008

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Stephen Downes As Yoda

Not that I want to encourage this sort of thing, but it's pretty funny. Steven Egan, Learning Science Meets Game Design, November 18, 2008 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]

Listening Slowly
Several years ago, I had the pleasure of hearing Geetha Narayanan talk about slow learning (I posted a short video recording here. I find Intentional, focused learning more gratifying than typical chaotic "trying to keep up" learning. In the link above, the author tackles slow listening as "listening carefully and deeply and repeatedly". We talk quite a bit about technologies for creating and sharing. Perhaps we should pay a bit more attention to technologies and mindsets for listening... , , November 17, 2008 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]

How Connectivism Changes My Teaching Practice
Important thought: "The first thing that has struck me is that teaching isn't just about providing content, but facilitating the means for students to connect with each other so they can learn from the content together." In a session last week, a question was put forward about how well courses like this scale. They don't scale if we assume a traditional teacher role. They do scale very well, however, if we adopt a view that all learners are potentially teachers. Sarah Stewart, , November 17, 2008 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]

Stepping Back to Last Week
I'm back in Canada and finally have a connection that allows me to upload my presentation from last week on openness in education. Sorry about the delay... George Siemens, , November 17, 2008 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]


Here's what course members from around the world had to say. Want to join the conversation? Login and submit your feed. Then put this at the beginning of your post: CCK08

Connectivism, Relationships and Balance November 18, 2008
CCK08: Paper 3 - On change November 18, 2008
CCK08: Assessment and Networked Learning November 18, 2008
Account of Stephen Downs visit to Second Spain November 18, 2008
Concept map - v2 November 17, 2008
CCK08-Connectivism, Disruptive Innovation, and the Long Tail November 17, 2008
CCK08 – Week 10 (bis): Openness and Sustainable Open Education Resources. November 17, 2008
Reflections on Openess - Week 10 November 17, 2008
Conferencia George Siemens en Connectivitas November 17, 2008
El factor X November 17, 2008
Conectivismo es .... November 17, 2008
¿Qué es Conectivismo? November 17, 2008
CCK08 - ¿Qué es Conocimiento Conectivo? November 17, 2008
Notas de una Connectivita en la Conferencia de G. Siemens en SL November 17, 2008
CCK08 Collapse of context v addressable, persistent, intimate expression. November 17, 2008
CCK08 Safe, Connectivist, Open Participative, Addressable, Intimate, Facing Death. November 17, 2008
CCK08 Barbara Dieu on Jimmy Wales: Participation v control November 17, 2008
CCK08: Power to force involvement in a course? November 17, 2008
[cck08] initial connections .. on the map November 17, 2008
(cck08) Nancy White on .. appreciative change November 17, 2008
CCK08: Thoughts on connections in instructional design November 17, 2008
CCK08 starts week 3: Networks November 17, 2008
CCK08 Week 2 of Connectivism Course Begins November 17, 2008
CCK08 Begins November 17, 2008
Short Paper 2: Changing roles of educators November 17, 2008
CCK08 Short Paper 1: Position on Connectivism November 17, 2008
Diary of a wanna-be Connectivist. November 17, 2008
Week 6, Complexity, Chaos & Randomness November 17, 2008
Week 6 - CCK08 -Half way through the course November 17, 2008
CCK08 - complexity theory we are everything and nothing November 17, 2008
Why is so difficult to change the practice of Education? Third CCK08 paper. November 17, 2008
Opportunities to Resist - Paper #3 November 16, 2008
Is Resistance Futile?!? CCK08 - Paper 3 November 16, 2008
CCK08 “Paper” #3 - Opportunities and Resistance November 16, 2008
CCK08: Assignment 3: Opportunities and Resistance to Web 2.0 Teaching and Learning November 16, 2008
Wordle of my blog… November 16, 2008
Feed and Nourish and the Grass Roots will Flourish (CCK08: Paper 3) November 16, 2008
#CCK08 Changing roles of educators, my second paper? November 16, 2008
Opportunities and resistance November 16, 2008
What's the role of a connectivist teacher? November 16, 2008
CCK08: Power to the people? November 16, 2008
Open Mouth…Insert Internet November 16, 2008
CCK08: How connectivism changes my teaching practice November 16, 2008
CCK08: assignment 3 November 16, 2008
Flipping the Connectivist network view inside out November 16, 2008
How far behind are you? November 15, 2008
*DRAFT* FINAL PROJECT: Tag! You’re It! November 15, 2008
CCK08 Paper #3 Opportunities and Resistance November 15, 2008
Natural Lifecycle Of Online Communities and Social Networks, CCK08 Connectivism November 15, 2008
Openness and . . . wait just a doggarned minute November 15, 2008
Communes of Humans/ANTs to the rescue! November 15, 2008

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