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Welcome to the machine

This week in The Internet Course, we will be looking at how the internet works. Members of the class have started collecting and connecting readings on the topic, and we’ll be discussing them on Tuesday and Thursday. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Some Cmap help

I’m posting some links to earlier posts on Cmaps, just to make them a little easier to find. I also made a menu link on The Internet Course site for posts tagged cmap. Some of the posts aren’t there because … Continue reading

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Cmaps as web pages

Here are links for downloading Cmap tools, online documentation, and some short video tutorials: Cmap Tools download page Cmap Tools online help Using Cmap Tools – making maps Using Cmap Tools – adding links earlier post on Cmaps Here is … Continue reading

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Cmap Tools

We’re going to work with concept mapping in the first part of the course, and we’re going to use Cmap Tools to do it. It’s a free download developed by the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, which is part of the … Continue reading

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Of summaries and Cmaps

We’re putting a lot of work up front in this class, but it’s distributed to be manageable, and the load will lessen for a few weeks afterwards. This evening the class will brainstorm how we plan on approaching the main … Continue reading

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Saving Cmaps online for collaboration

Here’s a little lengthy bit about how to save Cmaps online for group collaboration. So here’s my map. I have it saved on my laptop and now I’m going to save it to an online server. The first thing is … Continue reading

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Coherence

I belatedly came across a blog post by George Siemens on The Challenge of Coherence that got me thinking asbout some of the things we’re doing in The Internet Course. He talks about how teachers traditionally make sense out of … Continue reading

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Mapping the course

One of the things we’re doing in The Internet Course is mapping out ideas and concepts from the students’ research, visualizing connections between them and how they relate to the major topics of the course. I sort of stole the mapping … Continue reading

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Map happy

The class has come up with a lot of great concept maps so far. It is interesting to look at all the different approaches too. There’s no one right way to do it, although some end up being more useful … Continue reading

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Putting a Cmap into a blog post

There are a few different ways to put a Cmap into a blog post. If I wanted to be lame, I could make the map into an image either by taking a screen shot or exporting the map as an … Continue reading

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