Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Continuing the conversation on groups and networks. Konrad Glogowski observes, "Putting my students into groups would have led many of them to acquiesce to the presence of a louder or more confident peer... Groups tend to focus on compromises, on reducing all individual voices to commonalities that all members can agree on and that all members see as somehow representative of their individual voices... We reduce its rich constituent parts to one voice." Exactly right.

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