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Connectivism and connective knowledge: Essays on meaning and learning networks
Downes, Stephen

PublishedMay 2012
PeriodicalPages 1-616
PublisherNational Research Council Canada

ABSTRACT
Connectivism is the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks. The bulk of this work is devoted to tracing the implications of this thesis in learning. Yes, this could have been a shorter book – and perhaps one day I’ll author a volume without the redundancies, false starts, detours and asides, and other miscellany. Such a volume would be sterile, however, and it feels more true to the actual enquiry to stay true to the original blog posts, essays and presentations that constitute this work.

Keywords community · e-learning · free learning · MOOC

ISSN978-1-105-77846-9
RefereedDoes not apply
Rightsby-nc-sa/3.0
URLhttp://www.downes.ca/files/Connective_Knowledge-19May2012.pdf
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