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| | STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR
APRIL 25, 2009 New Technology Supporting Informal Learning
Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Tools. Why is this necessary?
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| | JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY
DECEMBER 20, 2010 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources
Here in Part 1 I present the Top 10 resources at the main Centre for Learning & Performance Website (C4LPT) in 2010 This list has been generated based on number of accesses to resources, as well as number of tweets and comments about the resources; it is displayed in reverse order. truly collaborative, social resource!
| | GEORGE SIEMENS
MAY 30, 2011 Information: What am I missing?
In this case, the “something new is the ways in which new tools allow us to mess around with information. I’ve compiled a list of nine attributes or new possibilities that new technologies, especially the internet, enable. sites, Diigo, central tools such as Disqus, Facebook Connect. What am I missing? Description.
| | TONY KARRER
APRIL 28, 2008 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
Technology Integration Matrix Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells as illustrated below. Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.
| | STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR
SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 Stager, Logo and Web 2.0
tools in learning by virtue of an extended comparison between those tools and Logo, the revolutionary e-learning system developed by Seymour Papert in the 1960s. tools in schools. tools, including: The Web 2.0 tools promoted by Warlick and Utecht were not created by educators or for children. tools or their use.
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STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR E-Learning Generations
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
Thepersonal computer became a tool
anyone could use to create and store their owncontent. Commercial software came into existence, including both operatingsystems and application programs such as spreadsheets, word processors, anddatabase tools
. Computersbecame mainstream, and became important business (and learning) tools
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GEORGE SIEMENS Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2012
then made the jump to University of Manitoba, started my phd (now finished), and continued developing courses and programs, including the certificate in emerging technologies
for learning. Specific research questions to be addressed by the proposed Innovation in Learning and Technology
CRC include: 1. It has been outstanding. 2009). MORE >>
- Hard is Easy, Soft is Hard
The first comment was that the pedagogy has to adapt to the tools
- and the students. What is a technology
? This ties into the concept of ‘affordances’ – “the action potential of a tool
.” A ‘technology
’ generally is an instantiation of technique. Which leads to the idea of the idea of ‘technological
determinism’. MORE >>
- Connectivism and Transculturality
But I think the first and most important less of culture is that it belongs to the people, it belongs to us, it is what we make it, and we have tools
now more than ever than we did in the past to make culture. Communities have to be open, they have to have some source of new material coming in, whether its raw material, resources
, ideas, etc., MORE >>
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