Tag Archives: Republic of Letters

Connectivism – The First 2000 Years

I would like to highly recommend a book I am currently reading to educators interested in Connectivism. It is called Writing on the Wall: Social Media – The First 2000 Thousand Years by Tom Standage, the digital editor at the … Continue reading

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Social Networks and The Good Way to Do History

Biblioteque Nationale There is a fascinating article by Harvard librarian Robert Darnton in this month’s New York Review of Books called “The Good Way to Do History.” It is a review of Arlette Farge’s book The Allure of the Archives. This … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Connectivism and Peer Review

A social network diagram (Wikipedia) I have been looking at social constructivism and the social generation of knowledge over the last week. I am interested in this line of thought because I feel that for us to really get a … Continue reading

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The Connectivist 18th Century

I have written a couple of postings discussing the idea that Connectivism isn’t new (it is just highly relevant right now). There is an interesting note in USA Today by Elizabeth Weise on a project at Stanford called “The Republic … Continue reading

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