Week 4: History of Networked Learning


A History of the Social Web

A Brief History of Networked Learning George Siemens


A Folk History of the Internet – this is very much a work in progress that I have been assembling over the years. If you are logged in on my website (downes.ca) you can edit the contents of this wiki. – Stephen


Mon: Recorded presentations and readings will be posted to the email list

Wed: Two Elluminate discussions (both sessions can be accessed via this link): 11 am CST: See time zone conversions7 pm CST: See time zone conversions. ‘

Friday: Discussion via USTREAM 11 am CST: See time zone conversion


1. Export the image you’ve completed to date on your concept map and post on your blog

2. Complete your first paper: Assignment 1 (Due date: October 6, 2008). You can post the paper on your site as a blog post or post in the Moodle Forum

3. Regular weekly activities should continue: blogging, developing your concept map, and follow the distributed conversation through various sites (pageflakes, delicious, Google Alerts)


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