Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Readers of this newsletter will find the statements and themes in this article very very familiar. The authors note how new technology is changing the shape of knowledge, from a Cartesian view of knowledge as object and pedagogy as knowledge transfer, to a perspective of knowledge as socially constructed. This necessitates a change in what we mean by learning, from 'learning about' facts and data, to 'learning to be' the sort of person who, say, does physics. They look at immersive environments a bit before looking at the cycle of content creation, use and remix. The article is nicely written with nifty diagrams.

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