• Corpus ID: 10302016

Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age

  title={Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age},
  author={George Siemens},
  journal={International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning},
  • George Siemens
  • Published 2004
  • Education
  • International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning
International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning (ITDL), January 2005 

Digital technology and the disengaged student: Enhancing the motivation of students with behaviour needs

iv Table of contents vi

Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments in Higher Education: A Review of the Literature

We wish to acknowledge the oversight provided by the Learning Technologies Task Force at the University of Calgary.

An investigation of communities of inquiry within a blended mode of delivery for technology education

PhD (Curriculum Development Innovation and Evaluation), North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2014

The Role of Blogging in a Changing Society: Theory, Practice, and Implications

Cases on Teacher Identity, Diversity, and Cognition in Higher Education, 2014, Pages 342-370

Motivational Effect of Communication Technologies in Connectivist Science Education

The paper presents our long-term research results of the motivational effect of communication technologies on connectivist technology in science education. The main research method used in this study

Shifting landscapes in higher education: a case study of transferable skills and a networked classroom in South-East Asia

ABSTRACTThe rapidly changing workforce of the C21st places increasing demands on higher education institutions to produce graduates who possess sound academic credentials and key skills, and who fu...

Agency, pedagogy and e-learning in TAFE educational development

The study is a deconstructive autoethnographic examination of the ways in which various discourses of agency shape the pedagogy of educational developers supporting the use of e-learning in Technical

Using Philosophy of Information to look at teaching, technology and networked learning

In this conceptual paper, Luciano Floridi's philosophy of Information (PI) is interpreted and used for generating and presenting alternative or deviating, even provoking, understanding and scenari ...

Combining pedagogical strategies and ICT support for fostering the digitalized agentic learner

Higher education is facing exceptional challenges due to an increased complexity on the labour market. The work life of today is highly specialized and demands continuous education, i.e. lifelong l



Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation

This work has shown that legitimate peripheral participation in communities of practice is not confined to midwives, tailors, quartermasters, butchers, non-drinking alcoholics and the like.

Preparing Instructional Objectives

Offers a programme on how to identify, select and write specific objectives to be achieved by instruction and provides guided practise for the lecturer or course designer through exercises and case

Online Self-Organizing Social Systems: The Decentralized Future of Online Learning

Introduction The development of innovative network applications marches on at an astounding rate. Ten years ago who could have predicted the impact of the World Wide Web? Who could have predicted the

Cognitive Tutelage. (Book Reviews: Apprenticeship in Thinking. Cognitive Development in Social Context.)

PART I: The individual and the sociocultural context: Conceiving the relationship of the social world and the individual The sociocultural context of cognitive activity PART II: Processes of guided

Cyburgs. (Book Reviews: The Virtual Community. Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier.)

From the Publisher: Praised as "one of the ten best books of the year" by Business Week, this lively and provocative look inside the development, inner workings and future of the Internet is a

Organizational Learning and Communities-of-Practice: Toward a Unified View of Working, Learning, and Innovation

Recent ethnographic studies of workplace practices indicate that the ways people actually work usually differ fundamentally from the ways organizations describe that work in manuals, training

Connecting learning objects to instructional design theory: A definition, a metaphor, and a taxonomy

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce an instructional technology concept known commonly as the " learning object", a new type of computer-based instruction grounded in the object-oriented paradigm of computer science.

Objectivism versus constructivism: Do we need a new philosophical paradigm?

Many scholars in the instructional systems field have addressed the paradigm shift in the field of learning psychology and its implications for instructional systems technology (IST). This article

Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning

Many teaching practices implicitly assume that conceptual knowledge can be abstracted from the situations in which it is learned and used. This article argues that this assumption inevitably limits

Growing Up: Digital: How the Web Changes Work, Education, and the Ways People Learn

n 183 1 Michael Faraday built a small generator that produced electricity, but a generation passed before an industrial version was built, then another 25 years before all the necessary I