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CONNECTIVISM
Stephen Downes
"Habits of Effective Connected Learners"
MOOC on WIZIQ
Sunday, October 20, 2013 | 12:00 PM - EST
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"The idea of a connectivist course is that a learner is immersed within a community of practitioners...to learn physics, in other words, you join a community of physicists, practice physics, and thereby become like a physicist. ” - Stephen Downes in the Huffington Post
Why should you join this class?
1) Working and learning in an online environment is fundamentally different from working and learning in a physical environment.
2) It becomes much more important to make connections.
3) The world has gone flat.

About Stephen Downes

Stephen Downes introduced the concept of e-learning 2.0 and with George Siemens developed and defined the concept of Connectivism, using the social network approach to deliver open online courses to three thousand participants over two years.
Downes works for the National Research Council of Canada where he has served as a Senior Researcher, since 2001. Affiliated with the Learning and Collaborative Technologies Group, Institute for Information Technology,Downes specializes in the fields of online learning, new media, pedagogy and philosophy.
Downes is perhaps best known as the originator of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and for his daily newsletter, OLDaily, which is distributed by web, email and RSS to thousands of subscribers around the world. He is a popular speaker, appearing at hundreds of events around the world over the last fifteen years.
Whats in the class?
This Sunday, Oct 20, Stephen Downes reviews the habits he has cultivated to thrive as a learner and researcher online,providing practical advice from network theory and a lifetime of experience.
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