The Challenges to Connectivist Learning on Open Online Networks: Learning Experiences during a Massive Open Online Course

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Journal titleThe International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, Special Issue - Connectivism: Design and Delivery of Social Networked Learning
Volume12
Issue3
SubjectConnectivism; networked learning; learner autonomy; presence; critical literacies
AbstractSelf-directed learning on open online networks is now a possibility as communication and resources can be combined to create learning environments. But is it really? There are some challenges that might prevent learners from having a quality learning experience. This paper raises questions on levels of learner autonomy, presence, and critical literacies required in active connectivist learning.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number18150443
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Record created2011-06-24
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