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 →

Groups and Networks

This blog post relates to my study of CCK. In the week 5 material for the course, I have watched a presentation by George Siemens relating to groups and networks.  I really enjoyed watching this presentation, as much of the content resonated with me and my context.  I am blogging some of the more fascinating... Continue Reading →

Learning Theories and Context

This blog post relates to my study of CCK11.  Over the past couple of years, and more feverishly in the past month, I have been banging on about learning theories and the importance of context. This afternoon, I watched a you tube video (below) by Ian Robertson titled "An Introduction to Learning Theories".  While it... Continue Reading →

Frames and Context: Toomato or Tomato

This post relates to my study of CCK11. A fellow student, Jaap recently took the time to comment on my week 3 concept map, plus share his own (thanks Jaap :)). Jaap asked in a comment on my concept map: "I think in connectivism context and framing are look-a-likes, do you agree?"  Jaap similarly makes... Continue Reading →

Is it all just “Naval-Gazing”?

This blog post relates to my study of CCK11 and the study of learning theory. One of the week 1 readings is a document titled "What is Connectivism?"  George Siemens uses Ertmer's and Newby's "five definitive questions to distinguish learning theory" framework to produce a table comparing and contrasting Connectivism with 4 other prominent learning... Continue Reading →

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