Reflections from the 2007 AECT Convention Stephen Downes October 27, 2007
The Opening Keynote http://www.downes.ca/presentation/170
The Traditional Class
The Academic Paper
Looking at the New http://blog.cathy-moore.com/?page_id=109
OpenLearnDaily http://ouseful.open.ac.uk/openlearndaily/   http://openlearnigg.corank.com/
The Other Academic Press http://www.downes.ca/edurss/feeds.htm
Keeping Up http://www.google.com/reader/view
The Personal Learning Environment http://www.cetis.ac.uk/members/ple
My Glu  http://www.downes.ca/myglu.htm
RSS Writr http://www.downes.ca/editor/writr.htm
Foundations…? Are there some things that are  known  in distance education and online learning?
Art or Science? Is this a science? What constitutes evidence? What constitutes reasoning in our discipline?
Is there a Canon? Is there ‘must read’ and ‘must cite’ literature in our discipline? What purpose does it serve?
What is a Good Paper? Is this an example of a good paper? Are there some things a good paper must have? Must it be a paper?
What is a Good Learning Resource? What is a Good Learning Resource? What do we call a ‘good’ learning resource? How do we ...
Does Our Discipline Transform? How do we progress in our discipline? How do we recognize progress? What form does it take?
Who Learns? Who are our students? What makes a student - ability to pay? Need to learn?
Zombies in Plain English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVnfyradCPY
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Reflections from the 2007 AECT Convention

  1. 1. Reflections from the 2007 AECT Convention Stephen Downes October 27, 2007
  2. 2. The Opening Keynote http://www.downes.ca/presentation/170
  3. 3. The Traditional Class
  4. 4. The Academic Paper
  5. 5. Looking at the New http://blog.cathy-moore.com/?page_id=109
  6. 6. OpenLearnDaily http://ouseful.open.ac.uk/openlearndaily/ http://openlearnigg.corank.com/
  7. 7. The Other Academic Press http://www.downes.ca/edurss/feeds.htm
  8. 8. Keeping Up http://www.google.com/reader/view
  9. 9. The Personal Learning Environment http://www.cetis.ac.uk/members/ple
  10. 10. My Glu http://www.downes.ca/myglu.htm
  11. 11. RSS Writr http://www.downes.ca/editor/writr.htm
  12. 12. Foundations…? Are there some things that are known in distance education and online learning?
  13. 13. Art or Science? Is this a science? What constitutes evidence? What constitutes reasoning in our discipline?
  14. 14. Is there a Canon? Is there ‘must read’ and ‘must cite’ literature in our discipline? What purpose does it serve?
  15. 15. What is a Good Paper? Is this an example of a good paper? Are there some things a good paper must have? Must it be a paper?
  16. 16. What is a Good Learning Resource? What is a Good Learning Resource? What do we call a ‘good’ learning resource? How do we know?
  17. 17. Does Our Discipline Transform? How do we progress in our discipline? How do we recognize progress? What form does it take?
  18. 18. Who Learns? Who are our students? What makes a student - ability to pay? Need to learn?
  19. 19. Zombies in Plain English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVnfyradCPY

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