TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Bonni Stachowiak

Reflections on how to be more effective at facilitating learning in academia [HTML] [XML] Last Updated:

Recent Posts

Visualize your network connections #CCK11
, TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, Jan 25, 2011
LinkedIn just came out with an experimental feature on their site this week: InMaps, which allow you to visualize your network of connections on their site. The connectivism class I'm taking is focused on networks this week, so I found it perfect timing for this feature to be released.  I started the first decade of my career with a global, franchised training company, represented in dark blue on my network map. More recently, I've spent seven years ... 2011-01-24T23:10:00 [Comment]

It's not as separate as it sounds: The power of networks #CCK11
, TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, Jan 24, 2011
We’ve probably all gotten a chuckle or two out of the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon jokes. Well, at least those of us old enough to start humming the song Footloose when we see his name get some laughs... The organization Six Degrees has even put this humor to good use in raising money for causes using Kevin Bacon’s connective abilities. I’m taking this class on connectivism, which is an emerging learning theory. Advocates describe that, “At its heart, ... 2011-01-24T05:00:00 [Comment]

Connectivism: Why faculty don't have to be quite so concerned about Wikipedia #CCK11
, TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, Jan 19, 2011
Some of us celebrated, while others mourned the tenth anniversary of Wikipedia this past week. Those who were cheering likely reveled in the revolution of knowledge acquisition models and crowd-sourced quality control. Those who have been critical of Wikipedia, expressed their concerns over the lack of control over the information and presumed risk of outdated or inaccurate data.   As I begin a class on a learning theory referred to as Connectivism, I consider how ... 2011-01-17T14:51:00 [Comment]


Information about this feed is obtained from the feed XML file. Feed owners may supply additional information by updating their XML file or by sending email to stephen@downes.ca