Connectivism, A Learning Theory For The Digital Age

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What is the theory of Connectivism all about?


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  • 1. 
    Who are the founders of Connectivism?
    • A. 

      B.F. Skinner and Piaget

    • B. 

      George Bush and Stephen Tyler

    • C. 

      George Siemens and Stephen Downes

    • D. 

      Jean Luke Picard and William Shatner

  • 2. 
    Reinforcing behaviors in class is a good way to use connectivism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not an example of connectivism
    • A. 

      Playing pictionary to teach new vocabulary

    • B. 

      Adding information to a voicethread project

    • C. 

      Using flickr to share pictures

    • D. 

      Using facebook to respond to a post

  • 4. 
    You must be an expert on a topic to be a contributor to a learning network
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Check all that are true of Connectivism
    • A. 

      You need to use technology

    • B. 

      You need plenty of paper

    • C. 

      You have to study really hard

    • D. 

      You can blog your findings on a topic

  • 6. 
    You are creating an assignment for your students, you want to teach your lesson while using the connectivism theory in your lesson.  You could have them research in their textbooks and make a PowerPoint to share with the class.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would be tools used with connectivism?
    • A. 

      Blogs, Wiki-spaces, facebook

    • B. 

      Solitare, amazon.com

    • C. 

      Word-documents

    • D. 

      PowerPoints

  • 8. 
    ____________ is a learning theory that involves using digital resources and social networks to learn.
  • 9. 
    Choosing what to learn and the meaning of information is seen through .....
    • A. 

      One point of view

    • B. 

      Various perspectives

    • C. 

      The ideas of the teacher

    • D. 

      Ideas of the students