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Making learning visible and connectivism

I’ve stepped out of the twitter conversations a bit, or a lot, and f I haven’t done as much reading and following along with the conversation as I would like, so apologies to the #rhizo14 community. I read Simon’s blog

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Uncertainty, redefining “failure,” and the importance of prototypes

As I caught up with tweets and blog posts after taking a few days away, I saw the word failure crop up quite a bit. [View the story “#rhizo14 and failure – week 3” on Storify] I particularly loved @cris2B

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Outliers and Alzheimers

Last weekend, I suddenly craved reading some good old-fashioned print books. As the weekend got started, I felt like I really should be doing something besides reading electronic sources, so when we went to the library, I picked up two

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Enforced independence – Week 2

Self-motivation, self-regulation, ownership of learning — these are all characteristics of effective learners. As Dave notes in the introduction to the week, the goal would be to have learners who say, “I don’t know what this is, I’m going to

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Questions about Cheating as Learning

This theme of cheating as learning or cheating in learning is really rich for Week 1.  I’ll start with some quick observations and assumptions around cheating in the learning process. These observations assume that learning in whatever manner, should be

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Rhizomatic Learning – Motivation for Participating

Rhizomatic Learning on P2PU, initiated by Dave Cormier is an opportunity to explore a topic that is paradoxically near and dear to my heart, and at the same time feels uncomfortable against the backdrop of formal education. I came to

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