Knowledge Networking for Educators


This subject examines the educational practices of connected learning environments within distributed networks of people and institutions, including schools, information organisations and online communities. Knowledge networking is introduced as an active and complementary partnership of online tools, information access, information distribution and pedagogic practices, which are underpinned by social, ubiquitous, blended and personalized learning. Research foundations and case studies will define the value and function of personal knowledge networks. 

Subject Overview

  • Module 1: Philosophy of information
  • Module 2: The Connected Educator
  • Module 3: Network literacy, peer-to-peer principles
  • Module 4: Info curation & knowledge networks
  • Module 5: Supporting connected learners
  • Module 6: Curriculum & learning design
  • Module 7: The future