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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 →
This blog post relates to my study of CCK11. I have been struggling with how to express my view of the future role of educators in the 21st century. I have had an idea that centres around learner centred, control and individualism, but simply haven't been able to articulate this in my writing. I have... Continue Reading →
This blog post relates to my study of CCK11. I have just read an article by Dr Jean Boulton titled Managing in an Age of Complexity. I really enjoyed reading this article. I think the main reason was that it resonated with me and my context working for an Australian University. The key message of... Continue Reading →
Stephen wrote an article back in 2006 as titled above. I have just read it and I found it very inspiring. A key message I take away from his article is "Life is too short for bullshit!" As I read each thing to learn, I reflected on my life and to what extent I had... Continue Reading →
This blog post relates to my study of CCK11. Sui Fai John Mak had this to say in response to a previous blog post of mine on PLE/PLNs. So would the education system affect how and why PLE or PLN would be applied? How about the learners learning under such education system? What are the... Continue Reading →
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 →
This blog post relates to my study of CCK11. What are the downsides? (http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7049.pdf) As a learning platform that is by definition always evolving, a PLE requires students to engage in ongoing decision making to maintain, organise, and grow their learning environments. The process of self-directed learning requires a degree of self-awareness, and it must... Continue Reading →