The reusability paradox – WTF?

WTF? The reusability paradox.  How can reusability be bad? When first presented with this concept last year, I must admit I really did struggle with it.  As a techhie, every fibre of my being compels me to focus on reuse.  Hence, the paradox.  After some weeks of struggling with the reusability paradox, it did start... Continue Reading →

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Week 6: OERs – Reuse…Revise…Remix…Redistribute…

This blog post relates to my study of Open Educational Resources as part of my Emerging Technologies for Learning Program of study at the University of Manitoba. Our instructor has asked "How does [internationalisation & localisation] apply to OERs? And how can you adapt your own OER content to address issues of local and foreign... 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 →

My position on Connectivism

This blog post relates to my study of CCK11, and is my submission for assignment 1 - my position on Connectivism.  As the word-limit is quite low, I've linked to previous blog posts which provide greater depth of discussion and links supporting my assertions. Clarify and state your position on connectivism I was very excited... 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 →

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