Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Important. "We live in a remarkable world where the Internet has moved from a research experiment to a social curiosity to a dot.com frenzy to a normal part of each of our day-to-day existence. In many ways, schools and classrooms are at the center of it all. Computers are tools and in many ways similar to pens and radios and a screwdriver in the fact that they exist simply to help us do things. On the other hand, the raw existence of the Internet is something far more powerful. And whatâxTMs just beginning to unfold in blogging, podcasting, and other Web2.0 ways is even more impressive and curious."

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Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2021 10:15 a.m.