Author Archives: Mike Dillon

About Mike Dillon

High School Math/Physics Teacher Online Instructor for Axia College Ph.D. Candidate at Walden University.

Replies to Walden Blogs

Hi Everybody… I replied to the following blogs. Be sure to check out what my colleagues are posting! Brandy at http://brandylutz.wordpress.com Kat at http://kat-edtheory.blogspot.com Lisa at http://durffsblog.blogspot.com/ Mike 🙂

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Opposition to Technology Integration

An example in the workplace where I have experienced resistance to experimentation with using new technologies has centered on the development of online courses. My wife and I are huge proponents of finding ways incorporate online learning into the high … Continue reading

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CCK11 Is connectivism retroactive?

I have been catching up on the readings from the first couple of weeks of the CCK11 open course in addition to doing all of my readings for the Walden class that I am currently taking about learning theories and … Continue reading

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More Replies to My Fellow Walden 8845 Bloggers

Hi Everybody… I replied to the posts of the following classmates in EDUC 8845. Be sure to check out their throughts on connectivism… Brandy at: http://brandylutz.wordpress.com/ and Laurie at: http://lkortecc.blogspot.com and Richard at http://walden7105.blogspot.com

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Mike’s Learning Network Mindmap

How has your network changed the way you learn? One of the most significant ways (in recent years) that my learning network has changed how I learn is that it has opened up a wider array of learning opportunities and … Continue reading

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Replies to Walden 8845 Classmates

Hi Everybody… I responded to the following blog posts. Be sure to check them out! Kim http://amusingmoose.wordpress.com Laurie http://lkortecc.blogspot.com

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Collaboration and Technology

In his TEDTalks discussion, Rheingold (2005) presented an interesting take on the evolution of collaboration (see http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/howard_rheingold_on_collaboration.html). In the examples that he portrayed, he suggested that humans have a natural tendency to form groups to accomplish particular goals. However, the … Continue reading

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