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Gordon Lockhart
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A Blog for CCK11 [HTML] [XML] Last Updated: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 22:04:04

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#CCK11 Any Questions? (part 2)
gbl55, Connection not Content, Apr 07, 2011
This continues my DIY questionnaire for CCK11 ….. How would you improve a MOOC such as CCK11? Improvement for whom? This is not a straightforward question because of the extreme focus Connectivism places on learner autonomy. Improvement for me as a relatively unschooled student of education theory might well be the opposite for someone who [...] Thu, 07 Apr 2011 07:29:09 +0000 [Comment]

#CCK11 Any Questions? (part 1)
gbl55, Connection not Content, Apr 04, 2011
I think I commented somewhere before that  if the participants of the CCK11 MOOC are accountable for anything, it may be towards the future use of this remarkable form of networked learning. So, for the sake of future research and posterity,  I’ve followed the connectivist DIY way to create, answer and record my very own [...] Mon, 04 Apr 2011 10:17:21 +0000 [Comment]

#CCK11 Nature of the MOOC – and a Challenge for 21st Century Education
gbl55, Connection not Content, Mar 19, 2011
While I responded to Susan’s comment on my silly MOOC illustration I suddenly had the idea that, for me anyway, engaging with a MOOC was rather like a young student starting out on a traditional university or college course for the very first time. You meet fascinating strangers with interests quite outside your own experience. [...] Sat, 19 Mar 2011 12:49:56 +0000 [Comment]

#CCK11: Man! This MOOC is Something Else!
gbl55, Connection not Content, Mar 08, 2011
Me: Hey! You! Get off of my Blog !! SixChick: Don’t hang around ’cause two’s a crowd – eh? Me: Look SixChick I don’t have time for this – I need to do a serious blog for the MOOC. Just go away! SC: Cool it Gordo! I’ll help you – I’m on this MOOC too [...] 2011-03-08T17:53:04 [Comment]

#CCK11: A Century of Classroom Learning
gbl55, Connection not Content, Feb 14, 2011
Almost exactly 100 years ago a couple of twin sisters toddled off to a school in Edinburgh for the very first time. What thoughts were in their minds on that first day and how were they welcomed by Mrs Stewart, their teacher? I’ve little idea, but both my mother and aunt seem to have enjoyed [...] 2011-02-14T21:37:17 [Comment]

Juggling with Connectivism: CCK11 Week 1
gbl55, Connection not Content, Jan 23, 2011
Connectivism has much to offer as a new perspective on learning and I’m pleased and excited to be one small node in the CCK11 MOOC.  However, I find some of the phraseology a little jarring and I’m unsure whether this is because some of the concepts are perhaps overstated in odd ways but are in [...] 2011-01-23T12:35:37 [Comment]

More connections – and a little content on Learning Theories
gbl55, Connection not Content, Jan 19, 2011
Looking forward to CCK11,  I’ve made one or two basic connections by laying down a few bookmarks in delicious, resurrecting an old twitter account and starting this blog. So far so good but where from here? I run a small, not-for-pofit education website and therefore have an interest in the workings of connectivism  where it [...] 2011-01-12T15:12:12 [Comment]

Hello world! What’s new under the sun?
gbl55, Connection not Content, Jan 19, 2011
I”ve mastered WordPress sufficiently to go public with this blog created for CCK11 and now, having made the connection, I’d better think of some content to put in – or maybe read the manual. Anyway, YouTube videos embed without problems as I’ve proved below with this video I made last year as an experiment in [...] 2011-01-07T22:52:00 [Comment]


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