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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Thoughts on Connectivism

Stephen Downes has posted some thoughts on connectivism. David Wiley replies, saying while interesting, connectivism is incomplete (which I think is great – if it’s complete, we can stop working on it). In 2008, I posted a short presentation on the various ways in which learning is networked: neural, conceptual, and external. The defining attribute [...]

Open Learning Analytics

The future of systems such as business, government, and education will be data centric. Historically, humanity has made sense of the world through discourse, dialogue, artifacts, myth, story, and metaphor. While those sensemaking approaches won’t disappear, they will be augmented by data and analytics. Educators often find analytics frustrating. After all, how can you analyze [...]