CCK08: Let’s begin to work together …

(Versione in italiano) About half of the expected final number of students have enrolled, that’s fine. Now, in order to give substance to the blogroom you have to begin to use web feeds (in italiano … vista la differenza?) so that each of you can be aware of what others, included myself, have written in…

CCK08: reactions of students

(versione in italiano) Just to answer briefly to some CCK08 friends who asked me about the reactions of students to the freedom they have in the blogroom. Some numbers and students reactions of last year are available in an older post. Here just some partial ongoing reactions. Emotional reaction Admittedly, I work very much on…

CCK08: On writing posts for italian students in english

(Versione in italiano) We met 10 times with about 200 students of 18 curricula distributed in 7 classes, so far. We have discussed with the students all the options they have as well as the first steps they must take to begin the course. Among other things we agreed that my posts with their assignments…

CCK08: Hidden connections?

(Versione in italiano) Amazing, really. I read Developing Online From Simplicity toward Complexity: Going with the Flow of Non-Linear Learning and what I have found is a perfect description of my experiences with the blogroom I have quoted in other posts here. In the short paper 1 I said that often one has the feeling…

CCK08: A couple of questions

Yes, let’s go for a walk in a wood and relax as many times as you like and with the passing of time you will know that wood in your own way. This means you will be looking for something there and you will disregard the rest. Jørgen asked me if I’m establishing valuable connections…

CCK08: The Connectivism & Connective Knowledge course

With this post I introduce myself in the Connectivism & Connective Knowledge course. I live in Firenze, Italy, where I teach mainly computer literacy in various curricula of the Medical School in the University of Florence. Very interested in this course because I realized a posteriori that what I was trying to do with my…