Archives for June 2010

CritLit2010 Traversing or jumping (2)

Responding to John and Heli, by quoting crucial passages of Stephen’s explanation. Read more…

29 June 2010 | CritLit2010 | 3 Comments

Contiguity and Outboard Brain

Stephen disagrees with George about the contiguity of the neuro networks in our minds, with the networks of people/ ideas/ things in the external world. The expression, for example, “the outboard brain”, suggests this continuity. Frankly, the outboard brain, and also the contiguity made sense to me, because I have not yet had patience for the philosophical true distinctions. Read more…

25 June 2010 | Learning | 4 Comments

CritLit2010 Traversing or jumping

In a connectivist course it seems to be important that the learner is able to connect a weekly topic to the main course topic. Read more…

25 June 2010 | CritLit2010 | 1 Comment

CritLit2010: Filtering the truth and more

Similarly like “literacy” is much more than reading and writing, the “critical literacies” required for the internet citizen, are connotated with much more than the critical evaluation of the truth of assertions. Like reading and writing were associated with generally superior intellectual capabilities, the skill of filtering true information is strongly related to more general skills of coping with the abundance, and filtering, and picking the gems. Read more…

18 June 2010 | CritLit2010 | No Comments

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