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Looking at Connectivism as a New Learning Theory

Justin Marquis
OnlineUniverstiies.com, December 29, 2011 

Connectivism incorporates the additional dimension that learning happens more rapidly in a connected, information rich world through technological mediation. The new and significant aspects of the theory of Connectivism set forth by George Siemens are the implications of the way in which the human brain is being rewired through interaction with digital technology, the concept of “knowing where,” rather than “knowing when” or "knowing how," and the need to make connections in the absence of actual experience. Read more...

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