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Brett Fyfield

These are my fields notes for an awesome adventure in learning. My name is Brett Fyfield and you will find me on Twitter @rainbowhill. My other tumblr rainbowhill is more visual. Views are mine and mine alone. [HTML] [XML] Last Updated:

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Making Sense of Participation in Change MOOC
rainbowhill, In Learning, Oct 24, 2011
Jenny Mackness posted a really thought provoking post a few weeks back about MOOC principles and course design that I find myself coming back to know that I am being asked to design a small learning community for EDIT 517. Jenny asks where the responsibilities of educators lie when attempting to replicate a MOOC on a smaller scale. Perhaps it is helpful to look at the learning principles which form the basis of a connectivist approach to learning; autonomy, diversity, openness and ... Mon, 24 Oct 2011 22:45:10 +1000 [Comment]

Nailing my colours to the mast
rainbowhill, In Learning, Oct 16, 2011
I've been going over the feedback for my first assessment task for EDIT 517, Learning Community Defined and thinking about where I went wrong. I'm really grateful for the feedback and hope that I can make amends for the second assignment. Getting back on track is going to be easier if I incorporate the feedback directly into an analysis and restatement of those sections where I lost marks. I was looking at my experience of Change11 as participation in an online learning community. ... Sun, 16 Oct 2011 17:15:06 +1000 [Comment]

Understanding Reflection as Hunting Assumptions
rainbowhill, In Learning, Oct 11, 2011
I've been asked to reflect on my trajectory through higher education and to be honest, I've been having trouble with the overabundance of definitions for reflection. Words tend to use their power when they are overused, and I had come to believe that the word was used in the sense of a passive contemplation. I wasn't happy that reflection, in that sense, had any power to describe what I do in practice. Until yesterday. While attempting to track down the recommended text for my ... Tue, 11 Oct 2011 17:03:00 +1000 [Comment]


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