COOPERATIVE FREEDOM<br />The author of this Theory is Dr. Morten Paulsen Professor of Online Education at NITH and Directo...
The Theory of Cooperative Freedom is based  on three theoretical perspectives on distance education:<br /> Autonomy and in...
Learning theories can be:<br /> Individual<br /> Collaborative<br /> Cooperative<br />The online education technology can ...
Individual Learning provide superior flexibility, but very limited affinity to a learning community.<br />Isconductedalone...
Collaborative Learning requires participation in a learning community, but limits individual flexibility.<br />Dependsongr...
Cooperative Learning focuses on opportunities to encourage both individual flexibility and affinity to a learning communit...
The Theory of Cooperative Learning is based on three pillars:<br />Voluntary, but attractive participation<br />   Student...
Promoting individual flexibility<br />   In Cooperative learning, individual flexibility and freedom is paramount. The The...
Promoting affinity to learning community<br />   There are a number of means that could be used to strengthen affinity to ...
References:<br /><ul><li>Cooperative Freedom An Online Education Theory</li></ul>  By Morten Paulsen (2003)<br />  In http...
The Hexagon Of Cooperative Freedom: A Distance Education Theory Attuned to Computer ConferencingBy Paulsen, Morten (1993)I...
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The Theory of Cooperative Freedom - Review

  1. 1. COOPERATIVE FREEDOM<br />The author of this Theory is Dr. Morten Paulsen Professor of Online Education at NITH and Director of Development at NKI Distance Education in Norway<br />
  2. 2. The Theory of Cooperative Freedom is based on three theoretical perspectives on distance education:<br /> Autonomy and independence<br /> Industrialization<br />Interaction and communication<br />
  3. 3. Learning theories can be:<br /> Individual<br /> Collaborative<br /> Cooperative<br />The online education technology can support this theories<br />
  4. 4. Individual Learning provide superior flexibility, but very limited affinity to a learning community.<br />Isconductedalone<br />
  5. 5. Collaborative Learning requires participation in a learning community, but limits individual flexibility.<br />Dependsongroups<br />
  6. 6. Cooperative Learning focuses on opportunities to encourage both individual flexibility and affinity to a learning community.<br />Take place in the networks<br />
  7. 7. The Theory of Cooperative Learning is based on three pillars:<br />Voluntary, but attractive participation<br /> Students should be stimulated to be visible as potential partners and resources for others. A successful cooperative learning community may depend on members who are committed to serve as resources for learning community.<br />
  8. 8. Promoting individual flexibility<br /> In Cooperative learning, individual flexibility and freedom is paramount. The Theory of Cooperative Freedom suggests that important flexibility facets are: Time, Space, Pace, Medium, Access and Content.<br />It is necessary to find a reasonable balance between individual flexibility and participation in learning community.<br />
  9. 9. Promoting affinity to learning community<br /> There are a number of means that could be used to strengthen affinity to virtual learning communities.<br /> It is important that the participants are visible and accessible. The community members must be urged and stimulated to contribute to the community and to benefit from it.<br />
  10. 10. References:<br /><ul><li>Cooperative Freedom An Online Education Theory</li></ul> By Morten Paulsen (2003)<br /> In http://www.studymentor.com/cooperative_freedom.pdf<br /> (Accessed November 2, 2009 and February 12, 2010)<br /><ul><li>Cooperative Online Education in Seminar.net - International journal of media, technology and lifelong learning Vol. 4 – Issue 2-2008By Morten Paulsen (2008)In http://seminar.net/index.php/volume-4-issue-2-2008-previousissuesmeny-124/100-cooperative-online-education(Accessed November 3, 2009 and February 12, 2010)
  11. 11. The Hexagon Of Cooperative Freedom: A Distance Education Theory Attuned to Computer ConferencingBy Paulsen, Morten (1993)In http://www.nettskolen.com/forskning/21/hexagon.html(Accessed November2, 2009 and February 12, 2010)
  12. 12. Transparency in Cooperative Online EducationBy Christian Dalsgaard and Morten Paulsen (2009)In http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/671/1267(Accessed November 2, 2009 and February 13, 2010)</li></li></ul><li>Trabalhorealizadopor: EduardaRondão<br />U.C. ProcessosPedagógicosemElearning<br />UniversidadeAberta<br />Novembro 2009<br />RevistoemFevereiro de 2010<br />

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