Daily Archives: August 10, 2011

week 8 – wednesday (10 Aug 2011)

Agenda

  • Housekeeping (points sheet)
  • Lecture/Discussion
  • Group Project (remediation)
  • Course Evaluations

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Connectivism: A New Way to Learn

According to theorist, George Siemens:

“The domain of learning is significantly hampered by progressive revisions of what it means to learn, to know, and to understand. A subset of connectivism, network forming, is presented as an accurate model for addressing how people learn. The test of any theory is the degree to which it solves problems and incongruities within a domain. The shortcomings of behaviorist, cognitivist, and constructivist ideologies of learning are answered in light of learning as a connection-forming (network-creation) process.”

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