Learning as Artifact Creation

Posted: September 21, 2017 in Moodle MOOC posts

An article in George Siemens blog on the creative affordances of Internet and the possibility of anyone creating and sharing digital artifacts nowadays. I would go further and think of Maker movement and all the physical connection to the virtual world possibilities – http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/2017/09/14/learning-as-artifact-creation/

«A stunning period web innovation occurred between 2000-2005: delicious, myspace, many blog platforms, flickr, wikis, etc. The gates were opened and everyone was a content creator and everything was subject to user creation. Everything was a possible social artifact. Take and share a picture. Post your thoughts on a blog. Tag and share valuable resources. The web had its velveteen rabbit moment and became real to people who had previously been unable to easy share their creative artifacts. Eventually we were blessed with the ugly stepchildren of this movement (Twitter, Facebook) that enabled flow of creative artifacts but in themselves where not primarily generative technologies. »

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