Monthly Archives: December 2010

Learning; my reflection on the last eight weeks

     Learning is such a fascinating word. It can mean something totally different depending on who you ask. Wikipedia (2010) defines learning as, “acquiring new knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information”. How … Continue reading

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Fitting the Pieces together

I can not imagine how I functioned without the internet and its vast array of resources. I was a frequent visitor at the local library where I would spend countless hours pouring over reference material. It is hard to imagine … Continue reading

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Reflecting how I learn in 2010

Connectivism is how adult learning can be defined for 2010. Interestingly enough I was not even aware of this concept a few months ago. Some of the Principles of Connectivism noted by Siemans (2004) are: Learning and knowledge rests in … Continue reading

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Connectivism

Connectivism Wikipedia (2010) defines connectivism as “a learning theory for the digital age“. Technology has drastically changed how we learn and provides us with unlimited resources to enhance our learning powers. I have added a link to my mindmap on what I … Continue reading

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