Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 11, 2012
( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. Theprocess of connecting was involved and complex, requiring the use of modems andspecial software. The same vendors thatsold these tools - companies like Microsoft and Adobe - sold web production andviewing tools.