Notes from the recorded introductory Elluminate session of CCK11
George Siemens (GS)
Stephen Downes (SD)
....on CCK11 format
"A set of networks to play with learning spaces!"
"Confusion is a Good thing"
"Skim and Dive"
....on Course Design
"The network has a lot of moving parts....This Complexity is by design" SD
"We are creating diversity in discussion....multiple points of view" SD
"Individual and Collaborative Artifact Construction", "sub-networks" and curation (vs conduit). SD
"Constructivism cannot describe learning biologically" GS
"Connectivism blends with sociology" GS
"Selecting and Filtering information into a curation is not necessarily the goal rather to Aggregate, remix, repurpose and feed forward information....each person is creating there own representation of course content" SD
"Cooperative Learning is many densely connected individuals" SD
"Knowledge is having a thought you cannot un-think." SD
"An expert can shift rapidly between patterns in a discipline to provide insights" [George Siemens was eloquent here and I have only skimmed his discussion, need to check of the Cambridge Handbook on experts:)] GS
"You control your interaction in this course" SD