Posted by: emapey | September 11, 2008

How Can Knowledge Exist in Networks?, Connectivism CCK08 Course

Is there knowledge in networks? I am featuring the discussion “A funny thing happened on the way to the forum…” from the thread CCK08: What is connectivism started by Geoff Cain.

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum…
by Geoff Cain – Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 11:28 PM

I was thinking about this idea about information/knowledge/learning/wisdom and I caught myself saying “how can knowledge exist is networks? It is not like I can toss someone an iPhone and a Twitter account and say ‘come back next week and tell me something about Macbeth.'” And I realized, nearly immediately that I could! And the students would come back with more of an understanding than if I had sent them to the library. I am not really there yet on “knowledge in objects.” But my own teaching and learning has shown me that there is definitely knowledge in networks.

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  1. Linda esta idea de registrar en el blog partes de los mensajes importantes de foruns en que participamos . Una manera de no permitir que se queden perdidas en la massa de datos.
    Saludos desde SP!


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