Learning in Networks of Knowledge is a new paradigm for higher education, based on the changing nature and form of knowledge work in contemporary digital networked conditions. The LINK site explores and supports this knowledge – network – learning approach. LINK contains dozens of ideas about teaching and learning via the Internet, as well as tools (freely available web-based applications) that you can use.
While throughout the site the term “web 2.0″ is used to describe the…Continue
Added by Reid Cornwell on April 30, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
It is not difficult to observe the ubiquity of "Internet Addiction" as a phenomenon and/or accepted part of every day life in the Digital Age. Much less mentioned is the even more pervasive "cell phone addiction", "Crackberry addiction", "gaming addiction", or "texting addiction". Are we now at risk of seeing a vast presentation - a cultural commonality - of "Facebook Addiction Disorder"? (Or is sometimes FAD just a fad?) :-)
Some may argue…
In my study of the hiring, training, and evaluation of online teachers, I examined standards and training documents from the SREB and iNACOL. These were wonderful documents. If I had been on the committees that created them, the final products would have been much…Continue
Added by John Adsit on April 21, 2011 at 3:03pm — No Comments
The Massachusset Museum of Contemporary Art is presenting an interesting exhibition about web culture. Researchers at MoCA are exploring aspects of this cultural trend that deals with memory and creative/learning process. The web culture is introducing an important paradigm shift in cultural studies. This exhibition gives us the occasion to explore and learn more about this cultural phenomenon. This exhibition, like the one actually presented at the contemporary art museum in…
Added by Jasmin Farand on April 16, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments
This blog post is an invitation for anyone who would like to participate in a collaborative discussion that will hopefully lead to a valuable conclusion. This initial post will provide background and rationale for the project, and subsequent posts will get into its substance. The topic is one for K-12 online education managers, and it asks how they can best hire, train, and evaluate their teachers.
My entry into the world of managing online education programs came before the end of…Continue
Added by John Adsit on April 13, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
What is wrong with this question?
Added by Reid Cornwell on April 11, 2011 at 1:17pm — No Comments