Half an Hour: More Open

[source] “We should pause and ask the question,” says David Wiley, “is more open always better?” The answer, of course, is “it depends”. I don’t keep my house open for just anyone to drop by. I keep my bank account PIN a secret. I work for the government and have

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Half an Hour: Upcoming Webinars

Webinars for the new year. I did the first one last week and the rest are upcoming. All in cooperation with Maskwacis Cultural College. See https://continuingeducationi.blogspot.com/ January 18, 8:30-9 am MT Edmonton  Description Join the National Research Council’s Stephen Downes, a specialist in online learning technology and new media, for an

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Half an Hour: 12 Degrees of Freedom

  I just read a post from Mitch Resnick on the seeds that Seymour Papert sowed, and highlighted for myself this most important statement:  “Seymour rejected the computer-aided instruction approach in which ‘the computer is being used to program the child’ and argued for an alternative approach in which ‘the

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Half an Hour: Cruft

Responding to Donald Clark’s excellent article, Let’s move on from ‘Unintelligible Intelligences’ – IQ, Multiple Intelligences, Emotional Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence…  “Let’s take this idea further. Koch (2014) claimed that ALL networks are, to some degree ‘intelligent’….” Not just Koch. This is, of course, the core idea in Connectivism. Though as

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