A city sidewalk itself is nothing. It is an abstraction. (p29)
A connection is an abstraction, a representation of the intermediary space between two encapsulated wholes where they can mingle symbiotically. Using a theory of Connectivism, if it is to be useful, will help educators (including autonomous learners) build successful networks out of the available mediums that surround.
Connnectivism as a representation of representations.