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Data Mining and Educationacsaffron

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 07:55:44 +0000

As education shifts  from analogue practices to digital practices, I wonder how data mining may create value for Education.  If data mining and the analysis of of networks /social networks contributes to the efficiency of companies (e.g. preventing fraud) and counterterrorism (as mentioned in The Economist), then certainly data mining also has a significant place […]

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Knowing, Sharing, Knowledgeacsaffron

Thu, 08 Dec 2011 22:57:41 +0000

Sifting through information, knowing, understanding knowledge – all activities which one is constantly engaged in, knowingly or not. Knowing demands understanding; knowledge  reflects on action. Both need a context  – be that of connections, an audience, or a field of action to make sense. Without action, without an audience to share, hoarding facts and figures […]

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Listening, Lurking, Learningacsaffron

Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:42:04 +0000

The current MOOC – Education, Learning and Technology – #change11 – began some weeks ago. Having known about it since George Siemens first announced the current MOOC in the summer, only now am I crossing the boundary of lingering, loitering  and visibly participating on the course. I have attended some live sessions, and naturally enjoyed […]

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