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Implications of connectivist pedagogy for online learning environments PROCEEDINGS

, The University of Arizona South, United States

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

In the recent years, e-learning gained wide acceptance in learning communities mostly because of its capability of reaching audiences by collapsing time and space, encouraging interaction and promoting learning. However, for learning to be effective, we now know that learning must use sound instructional design principles (Ally, 2008). This paper centers on connectivism, a new theory of learning, and discusses how connectivist principles are used in online learning environments.

Citation

Czerkawski, B. (2011). Implications of connectivist pedagogy for online learning environments. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (pp. 1876-1879). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.


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