Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Learning Objects in a Wider Context

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CADE 2003, Canadian Association for Distance Education, St. John's, Newfoundland, Seminar, Jun 09, 2003.

I argue that the traditional approach to using learning objects - stringing them together into lessons and courses - is misguided because it is a misuse of new media. I present this argument by showing that new media should be regarded as a new language, with its own semantics and grammar, that informs how we should use the 'words' (learning objects) in that language. Image: me talking with Scott Leslie. Proposal.

Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada

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