The Networked Student by Wendy Drexler
Learning has changed tremendously over the last few decades. There are different different modes, thoughts, and actions for learning. There are also different theories for learing that has developed over the years. One suits our generation today very well, and it is Connectivism.
Connectivism is basically a learing theory for our technological and digital age. It's a theory were learning occurs part of a social network in diverse connections and ties. In the video, it show how the student nurtures and maintains connections needed to facilitate learning. The student is exitibting learning not only by gaining skills and understanding, but also by actuation which is a much needed element of sociey today. He also is learning by the process of connecting information sources and gathering diverse opinions to form his own.
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She is definily the product of a Networked Student! It's truley amazing how much knowledge she has about networking considering her age. It's also amazing how she uses her creativity to faciliate her own learning. This is what teaching is all about in the 21st century to me, letting students explore their own minds and creativity. Her PLN was so organized, creative, and engaging.