CONNECTIVISM APPROACH TO LEARNING
In years past, majority my traditional learning experience was centered around small network of teacher-directed instructions or social peer-to-peer groupings. As technology advances with the interjection of globalization, my network of learning has expanded tremendous. This as open the doors to new libraries of information which has allowed my cognitive ability to expand even more. As an adult learner, I am no longer restricted or encaged in a formal structured environment of learning. Instead my network has introduce me to new schools of thought, culture, and social skill-sets.
- Learning and knowledge rest on diversity of opinion.
- Learning is a process of connecting specialized information sources.
- Learning may reside in non-human appliances such as the internet.
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Connectivism Blog: http://www.downes.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?journal=3174
Connectivism a learning theory for today’s learner Retrieve from: http://www.connectivism.ca/about.html