CCK09: Connectivism and Connective Knowledge

(Versione italiana) Last year I participated to the online course Connectivism and Connective Knowledge given by George Siemens and Stephen Downes. It was a great experience that influenced deeply my practices. It is a good new that they will deliver another version in the fall of this year. One of the interesting features of these…

Il mio primo sociogramma

Aggiorno questo post aggiungendo il sociogramma di una blogoclasse molto più ampia (123 studenti) sotto al precedente. Continuerò ad aggiornare questo post sino a che non avrò materiale per scrivere un pezzo più organico. Questo è il primo sociogramma che ho ottenuto. Descrive la vita di una delle blogoclassi dell’ultimo semestre e rappresenta un primo…

Classe virtuale online

Come avevo anticipato in un post precedente, venerdì 3 luglio alle 21 avrà luogo una classe virtuale intitolata Classi, comunità di pratica e dintorni Per partecipare è sufficiente seguire il link precedente e iscriversi gratuitamente al sistema di “online education” WiZiQ. Poi, quando sarà l’ora, collegarsi al sistema e “entrare in aula”. Può partecipare chiunque,…

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: Asking for help on network analysis of a blogroom

Oh, I enjoyed Valdis Kreb`s presentation Emerging networks (there are .pdf slides) very much. Pretty new stuff for me. I would like very much to try this kind of analysis in my blogrooms. Let’s make an example to look for useful hints. With blogroom I mean the subset of the blogosphere constituted by the blog…