Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 11, 2012
In thistalk I describe these generations and discuss how they led to, and are a partof, the most recent work in online learning. -- Thank you for welcoming me to your conference. Theprocess of connecting was involved and complex, requiring the use of modems andspecial software. Commercial software came into existence, including both operatingsystems and application programs such as spreadsheets, word processors, anddatabase tools. is social software.