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How to Use Learning Objects

Stephen Downes

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Stephen Downes argues that the traditional approach to using Learning Objects - stringing them together into lessons and courses - is misguided because it is a misuse of new media. He suggests that new media should be regarded as a new language, with its own semantics and grammar, that informs how we should use the 'words' (learning objects) in that language.

Originally delivered at the Canadian Association for Distance Education 2003 Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland, June 9, 2003.

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