The buzz is all about big data which will drive, according to some, business and government in the coming years. Already firms like Google, Yahoo, Facebook and government agencies are collecting ALL the data they can as costs of storage continue to plummet. The questions arises: who will be able to understand and apply this big data? There are a number of good schools offering specialties in data analytics. This Infographic from one school is worth perusing: http://analytics.ncsu.edu/?page_id=3883
Connectivism: The (in)formal cohort and its implications in knowledge construction This paper examines connectivism within both the digital technology infrastructure used and the question of whether or not we are offloading the process of…
More to learn about connectivism. I believe it to be an important learning theory for the future.
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I was interested when I came across this detail of Generation Z which this particular infographic defines as folks who were born between 1995 and 2009. Keep reading to learn more about one of the youngest generations.
I’m still struggling to know gen X and gen Y. I’ve got a lot of catching up to do.
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On my to do list: catch up on reading on connectivism; this is a rapidly growing learning theory attributed to George Siemans and Stephan Downes. I missed their MOOC CCK11 but fortunately they captured all the reading and audio. http://cck11.mooc.ca/ See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW3gMGqcZQc&feature=player_embedded
Thanks! Appreciate the feedback on my post on connectivism and peer review: http://t.co/0tFlXO33uB #connectivism
I’m interested to read this nexus of connectivism and peer review, something I studied as part of my dissertation.
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ATS21S (http://atc21s.org/index.php/about/) is a group of educators focusing on the development of the skills students will need to succeed in the 21st century. Their first module describes the evolution of the ways we can assess student progress in learning these skills. http://atc21s.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PD_Module-1_English.pdf