Connected Courses is a collaborative community of faculty in higher education

developing networked, open courses that embody the principles of connected learning and the values of the open web.

Pre-Course: Move-In, Orientation, Registration Why We Need a Why Trust and Network Fluency The Web: Concept, Platform, Culture(s) Diversity, Equity, Access About Co-Learning Putting it into Practice

The Wisdom of Linus Torvalds: Community Isn’t Free.

The man behind Linux and Git shares his thoughts and philosophy on life, work, management, collaboration and the need for quiet computers. Source: The wisdom of Linus Torvalds   I think that for online communities this bit of wisdom is critical The tipping point of open source The big point for me really was not … Continue reading The Wisdom of Linus Torvalds: Community…

What Does a Growth Mindset Have to Do with Learning?

We can learn to be smart is the premise of Mindset The New Psychology of Success: How we Can Learn to Fulfill our Potential by Carol Dweck (2006). Dweck debunks the idea that intelligence is fixed, is predetermined by our gene pool. Instead, Dweck suggests individuals with a ‘growth mindset’ develop intelligence and abilities over […]