Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Patterns of Progress


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Comment survivre au progrès, Université de Hearst, Hearst, Ontario, via Skype, Seminar, May 07, 2012.

I gave a talk today on the subject of progress for students in the Comment survivre au progrès? course being offered in Hearst, Ontario - a talk I would have liked to have given in French but decided out of caution to offer in English. In the first part, I survey the various ways of describing and looking at change, and in the send part, I look at these patterns as they cross our discussions of and conception of progress. I had Ronald Wright's A Short History of Progress in mind, which I read over the week-end, as well as David Wiley's latest effort to understand me.


Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
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