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  • What is Connectivism?

    I first heard about the theory of connectivism after reading some posts on a blog called  elearnspace.org. Largely curated by George Siemens, the Associate Director of R&D LTC at University of Manitoba, CA. , he also blogs at http://www.connectivism.ca/ He, along with Stephen Downes, who works for the National Research Council of Canada and blogs at http://www.downes.ca/, […]

  • Tech Trends – Response to Horizon Report

    TECH Trends I focused my attention and work this week on one trend -evolution of online learning – and one closely related solvable challenge -low digital fluency of faculty -mentioned in the 2014 Horizon Report for Higher Education. The report identified the evolution of online learning as a long-range trend that will continue to drive […]

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    A PLE Comparison and Reflection

    One big need I have for learning is to be able to see a “big picture” of my thinking or my activity. Usually this is in the form of some kind of map or visual or a combination of both. Before creating a PLE diagram I didn’t think of the tools that I use as part […]

  • A Welcome Post

    Hi Everyone This is my welcome post for EDTECH 501 where I ‘ll be telling you a little bit about myself and what brought me to the MET program. I’ve lived with my husband in the Tacoma/Seattle WA area for about 10 years. We have some critters – 3 cats and a big Newfoundland/golden mix […]

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    Got An Example of That? Teaching & Learning with Social Media

    I’ve been spending some significant time this week searching out examples of use of social media and networking tools in higher education. My curated content is available here on Scoop.it! http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-with-social-media-case-studies I have to say that it is harder than it should be to find detailed examples of how a professor designed assignments or whole […]