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“MIT will make the MITx
open learning softwareavailable free of cost, so that others — whetherother universities or different educationalinstitutions, such as K-12 school systems — canleverage the same software for their onlineeducation offerings.” MIT (2011)
Fragmentation of information requires that
we weave together elements into some type of coherent frameworkYoutubeBlogsTwitterFacebookTEDtalksKahn AcademyOnline news/information sitesTraditional coherence frameworksBlogsTraining and developmentClient feedback
Reeds LawUtility of a (social)
network scales exponentiallywith the overall size of a networkWhen a network is large enough, sub-groupsand individual-controlled formations emerge
What are the principles that
influence education in open settings and social networks?Learner autonomySelf-organizationTransparent learning=teachingParticipatory pedagogySensemaking artifactsShareable learning paths