Monthly Archives: June 2010

#CritLit2010 reflections – Signals of Collective Intelligence fifth week

Connectivism, ¿the next social revolution? Howard Rheingold in his book “Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution” explains that  there are some signs of collective intelligence in the use of technology. He considers that there might be a power on the … Continue reading

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#CritLit2010 reflections – fifth week

CONTEXT “We live in a complex and fast time in a hundred new and different in the beginning of a time you will see the biggest changes in the history of mankind”. This is the way Manuel Castells interprets the … Continue reading

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#CritLit2010 reflections – third week

Pragmatics Managing connectivity on #CritLit2010 When connecting on CritLit2010 course I have to manage information in order to “be connected”, follow and participate on conversations. On this experience I am thankful to Steve Mackenzie who made me suggestions about his … Continue reading

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#CritLit2010 reflections – third week

Pragmatics The theme in this week is Pragmatics. I  would like to connect the concept of Pragmatics, that it is a subfield of linguistics, to explore the ways in which context contributes to meaning “Digital Literacy“, as part of a … Continue reading

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#CritLit2010 | Critical thinking: some of the principles

I found some interesting ideas from a video “Critical Thinking” that I connect with Critical Literacies. Critical thinking skills are about: analyzing conceptualizing defining examining listening inferring questioning reasoning synthesizing All the competences above contribute to evaluate information and to … Continue reading

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#CritLit2010 reflections – second week

(1) Change…(part 2) There are times when we identify a need for a new different idea, new plans or a situation of change. This requires  accept that we need to move from the comfort place and accepted ideas to another … Continue reading

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