Category Archives: Me as teacher

How NGL can inform my role as a teacher

When considering how NGL can inform my role as a teacher, I found the model of the networked teacher developed by Couros (2008) useful, as it represents an educator’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE) and identifies the connections and activities contributing … Continue reading

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What more do I need to know about NGL?

Lots! Especially in relation to case studies and trials which have been undertaken in the higher education environment. Thanks to my seeking activities using Diigo and subscribing to several sites such as Stephen Downes OLDaily, plus some rss feeds I … Continue reading

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Flipside of NGL: some critical reflections

Looking at the flipside of NGL learning , I have found myself agreeing with Goksu, Paul, and Mari’s comments about Brennan’s article ‘In Connectivism, no one can hear you scream: a guide to understanding the MOOC novice’. It struck a … Continue reading

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Skills for 21st century learners

After reading Mari’s post, and David’s advice about ‘Making connections with ideas and knowledge not people’ in Tracey’s post, it caused me to revisit the topic of 21st century skills for today’s learners which I plan to include in my … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on ‘Being critical of NGL’

It is a perplexed issue as Tracey comments in ‘Being critical of NGL’, as with any critical examination we are endeavoring to assess the benefits and weaknesses and suggest a reasonable stance for our situation. As a new pedagogy, Connectivism … Continue reading

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Student views on networked learning

  This digital story documents a course redesign project undertaken through the University of Minnesota Faculty Fellowship Program. The course design is for business communication courses taught at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) and hosted at BCOM Commons: https://adanders.wp.d.umn.edu. The … Continue reading

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A promising discovery

USQ 23 Things: a USQ Library Pilot Project and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. 23 Things for Higher Education is an online learning program for university staff, exploring a range of digital tools that can support … Continue reading

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