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John Kuti

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#change11 week 13 Slow Learning
John Kuti, feel do think, Dec 07, 2011
This week’s contribution  by Clark Quinn is on slow learning. The main finding in this area seems to be spaced repetition. (link to pdf article by Thalheimer) Spaced repetition is an especially key part of language learning. Because of the zipf … Continue reading → Wed, 07 Dec 2011 07:32:21 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 9 Rhizomatic Learning
John Kuti, feel do think, Nov 14, 2011
Dave Cormier’s concept of Rhizomatic Learning comes from A Thousand Plateaus. However, the problem with the Rhizome is that it resists being pinned down into a form (it is counterposed in the Introduction to the Tree, which is an identifiable … Continue reading → Mon, 14 Nov 2011 07:08:56 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 8 – bringing human-ness into digital work
John Kuti, feel do think, Nov 05, 2011
The content of this presentation was a long way from my situation, as the participants  seem to have a quite bland sense of what “change” might mean. I really doubt that “People just need a little bit of affirmation” and … Continue reading → Sat, 05 Nov 2011 17:46:08 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 6 – University management of technology
John Kuti, feel do think, Oct 18, 2011
I missed the webinar but I hope the recording will be available on this page later. Bates and Sanga have a book which looked at a variety of European and North American institutions. Their stated aim is “to suggest ways to speed … Continue reading → Tue, 18 Oct 2011 05:48:53 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 5 – OER, open textbooks
John Kuti, feel do think, Oct 12, 2011
I think the apparent contradiction between “good” context-laden materials and “bad” universally applicable materials is worthy of further discussion. In my opinion this goes much more for language learning than for what I call content subjects – where the good … Continue reading → Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:30:19 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 4 – Collective learning
John Kuti, feel do think, Oct 05, 2011
The issues here are merrily skating over a very philosophical abyss which I suggest is best explored by reading Deleuze…which few people are doing yet in the field of Educational Technology… Littlejohn’s blogpost refers to Sfard on the metaphors of … Continue reading → Wed, 05 Oct 2011 06:41:45 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 2 – mobile learning, mp3s then sms
John Kuti, feel do think, Sept 27, 2011
This year my main study activity is going to be Investigating Language in Action at the OU, but… to keep my hand in with distance learning I’m also participating in The Massive Open Online Course run by Dave Cormier, George Siemens … Continue reading → Sat, 24 Sep 2011 15:35:07 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 week 3 – digital scholarship
John Kuti, feel do think, Sept 27, 2011
How far is a language teacher best viewed as a kind of performer who organises instances of communication which the students should experience? There is certainly a big industry providing packaged, and somewhat artificial, language learning experiences…which ought to be … Continue reading → Tue, 27 Sep 2011 06:25:12 +0000 [Comment]

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