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The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jan 11, 2011) pp. 98–118
The sociotechnical context for learning and education is dynamic and makes great demands on those trying to seize the opportunities presented by emerging technologies. The goal of this paper is to explore certain theories for our plans and actions...
Educational Media International Vol. 40, No. 1 (2003) pp. 139–52
Discussion of computer mediated communication in higher education online learning focuses on a report of two cycles of action research into the use of online discussion forums to enable groups of students from different countries to collaborate with ...
E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 4 (2005) pp. 341–354
This article explores the potential and limitations of international educational collaboration using the concept of "connection", a term with different meanings that are sometimes conflated to produce unrealistic expectations of computer-mediated...
Open Praxis Vol. 7, No. 1 (Feb 13, 2015) pp. 25–38
The authors present findings from the first stage of research into a ‘home-grown’ connectivist MOOC, Rhizomatic Learning: The Community is the Curriculum (Rhizo14). We compare the surface view of the MOOC that has been presented in a range of open...
E-Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (2007) pp. 161–171
Metacognition is arguably an important conceptualisation within the area of lifelong e-learning, with many theorists and practitioners claiming that it enhances the learning process. However, the lifelong, cyclical and flexible aspects of "before", "...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 1 (Mar 23, 2016)
Deleuze and Guattari’s principles of the rhizome were used to inform the design of a massive open online course (MOOC), Rhizomatic Learning: The Community is the Curriculum, which came to be known as Rhizo14. In a previous paper about learner...
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 24, No. 1 (2016)
We investigated how participants associated with each other and developed community in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) about Rhizomatic Learning (Rhizo14).We compared learner experiences in two social networking sites (SNSs), Facebook and...