Changing Roles of Higher Educators

This blog post is my submission for assignment 2 in CCK11.  I have used links to previous posts to support my arguments. The shifting basis of certainty has been a critical focus during week 5-8. Through readings and discussions, we have focused on complexity, chaos theory, instructional design, power and control, and the changing roles... Continue Reading →

PLEs: for the connectives or collectives?

This blog post relates to my study of CCK11. The concept of the personal learning environment is founded on the idea of learning control and autonomy.  It is a personal environment for the learner - learner centric. Yet practically, formal education is a controlled environment.  We live in a world with tighter and tighter controls... Continue Reading →

Understanding self-similarity: An example

Self-similarity.  What a mind-bender. 🙂 A concept related to Complex adaptive systems, and a distinguishing property from that of multi-agent systems. This very brief blog post relates to my study of CCK11 and my attempt to understand self-similarity through my own example. So, here is my example of self-similarity based on the examples provided in... Continue Reading →

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