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The Connecticon : Learning for the Connected Generation - Frank Rennie

The Connecticon

Learning for the Connected Generation

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This book makes the case that the changes brought about by the connectivity of the Internet have so transformed the nature of post secondary learning that we need to view it differently. Both the content and the processes of learning have been profoundly altered because of the accessibility of information and the multi-way interactivity provided by the Internet. We call this new phenomenon 'the Connecticon' - which encompasses the paradigm created by the infrastructure, the content, the multiple connection devices of the Web, as well as by the hyper-interactivity of the connected generation for whom attention is the new ourrency. It is the aim of this book to identify and document the Connecticon - its nature, its impact and its implications. We will do this in the broad domain of learning, though a similar study could be carried out in commercial, social or political fields.

The connected generationp. 1
The concept of communityp. 17
Connected learningp. 35
Learning communities - entering the connectionp. 49
Connecting with high speed Internet accessp. 65
Learning with learning objectsp. 79
Pervasive learningp. 95
Informal learningp. 109
Learning to learn how to learnp. 129
Future pathways for learningp. 143
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ISBN: 9781593112097
ISBN-10: 1593112092
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.26