Andragogy vs Pedagogy

Clark Quinn

Asked about why I used the word pedagogy instead of andragogy, I think it’s worth elaborating (since I already had in my reply ;) and sharing. So here’s my analysis of andragogy vs pedagogy. The post Andragogy vs Pedagogy appeared first on Learnlets.

How to Create Effective Test Questions


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Best Practices for Effective Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

Pedagogy has since long been an overly debated subject. The phenomenon of digitalization has arguably gifted pedagogy its greatest strength, i.e., online learning. What are the instructional design planning practices, and how should course creators go about putting them in effect?

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought


Cognitive bias is a form of thinking that appears to be erroneously based on logical and rational reasoning, leading to biased analysis and judgments. “All this is based on a detailed analysis of brain mechanisms. In your opinion, is the human being first and foremost rational?

Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom

Kapp Notes

A number of meta-analysis studies have been conducted in the field of game-based learning attempting to create generalizable findings that can be used to select and create meaningful educational and instructional game experiences. Instructional support to help learners understand how to use the game increases the instruction effectiveness of the gaming experience by allowing learners to focus on the instructional information rather than the requirements of the game.

Human enough #edcmooc

E-Learning Provocateur

It is with glee that the proponents of e-learning trumpet the results of studies such as the US Department of Education’s Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies , which found that, on average, online instruction is as effective as classroom instruction. So when we view online pedagogy through this lens, we recognise very little of it that is not human.

Embodiment Online


Three areas of concern and ultimately, intersection emerged: the pedagogy (teaching practice), the methodology (curriculum delivery) and technology (what is possible in the two-dimensional world?). Image courtesy of The Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

WISE Pedagogy , April 29, 2009 eLearning mash-up follow-up: Articulate presenter and Flash 10 compatibility - Ignatia Webs , April 28, 2009 Twitter Chat - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 24, 2009 Steps for Designing a Virtual Learning World Experience - Kapp Notes , April 24, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning.

Best Practices for Online Course Design


However, instead of randomly creating courses using any/all of these tools, or packing new tools into a module just because they seem trendy or expected, course developers must follow sound instructional design principles to make their eLearning truly effective. Before using all of the tools and technology available to you, conduct an audience analysis. Instructional Design Online Learning accessibility boilerplate eLearning feedback instructional design Pedagogy user experience U

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Podcast 24: DNA of High-Impact Learning – With Paul Morton of CrossKnowledge

Talented Learning

So I think we find high-impact learning in the difference between two wonderful terms: pedagogy and andragogy. (Or You won’t get meaningful, lasting skills improvement or effective business results. So we have an opportunity to help the next generation of adults learn much more effectively. To create effective adult learning experiences, you want to apply seven principles. Effective assessment offers frequent feedback throughout the learning process.

How To Design eLearning That Delivers Results With Tim Slade

TechSmith Camtasia

How to know if you have effective learning content. It’s one thing to create great content, but how do you know if you have created effective learning content? However, having empathy for your learners is key if you want to create effective learning content.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

Video has been used to encourage independent thinking and critical analysis, and in higher education for example, has been used successfully to promote active engagement and collaborative learning (Parlour, 2019). They need to find resources quickly and effectively, so navigation of content must be quick and simple. No wonder video is considered by many teachers to be so effective. 2015) Effective educational videos, Available online at: [link] (Accessed 30 April, 2019).

The numbers game

Learning with 'e's

But it is a vitally important part of pedagogy. Some would argue that giving grades reflects a product-based pedaogogy, while offering feedback supports a process-based pedagogy. In the final analysis, marking of students'' work is either about how their work measures up against standards, or it is about how well the teacher can get them to understand what they need to do better next time. When you mark a student''s work, do you give them a grade or do you offer them advice?

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Why Higher Education Institutions Need an Education Services Company

Hurix Digital

Digital literacy is defined as the students’ ability to use information and technologies to find, create, evaluate, and communicate in a more effective manner. Also Read: How to Deliver Blended Learning Courses Effectively.

How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience


Rather, they are embracing new strategies to shift towards effective digital learning. The efficiency of an adaptive system is calculated by its ability to improved results by effecting these changes. Analysis of Social Learning. It has always been in pedagogy since mass education allowed instructors to collect learners’ data and use it to refine training strategies. Whitepaper on Analytics in Learning.

Online training in empathic mode


Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions. “Through a certain cognitive analysis of our perceptions that allows us to predict the behaviour of the other person, we can decode a lot of information, not only what the other person is telling us, but also according to our own understanding of the context that is communicated to us,” explains Poirier. Cognitive Bias in Education: the Pygmalion Effect.

Virtual Learning Environments for management and leadership training

Learning Pool

The idea is not only to deliver all the benefits of high-end, classroom-based training but to use technology, backed by insights from learning psychology and sound pedagogy, to extend and enhance training and development.

Learning Mechanisms: Test Your Knowledge!


Do you know the benefits of empathy pedagogy? However, there are a few rules to follow to ensure that a story becomes an effective learning tool. Terms: curse of knowledge, biased analysis and judgment, cognitive resistance, cognitive biases.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. A new analysis by MOOC pioneer George Siemens will hopefully finally put this issue to rest. They concluded that ”distance learning is more effective, or at least as effective as traditional classroom instruction.”. Pedagogy is more important than technology.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

This will involve an analysis of the curriculum pre-study, and an evaluation of the learning experience post-study. While corporates are increasingly realising that classroom delivery is not necessarily the most effective pedagogy for employee development, neither is delivering the training in exactly the same way via a webinar or converting the PowerPoint slides into an online module.

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Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

So what are those “other practices&# that would be more effective? In Learning Styles and Pedagogy in Post-16 Learning: A Systematic and Critical Review , the authors suggest that instead of adapting instruction to one of the gajillions of learning style theories, we should build learners’ metacognitive skills and use formative assessment: “Marzano (1998) reported on the largest meta-analysis of research on instruction ever undertaken.

Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

So what are those “other practices&# that would be more effective? In Learning Styles and Pedagogy in Post-16 Learning: A Systematic and Critical Review , the authors suggest that instead of adapting instruction to one of the gajillions of learning style theories, we should build learners’ metacognitive skills and use formative assessment: “Marzano (1998) reported on the largest meta-analysis of research on instruction ever undertaken.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

They are told elearning will be cheaper, faster, more convenient, and more effective than traditional, classroom training. However, they qualify that finding by writing: Despite what appears to be strong support for blended learning applications, the studies in this meta-analysis do not demonstrate that online learning is superior as a medium. We need to examine the proliferation of Web-based education before it gets out of hand (It may be too late.).

Quality Assurance to Quality Engineering: An Edtech Evolution.

Magic EdTech

Can moving to online learning help reinvent the education model and make it more effective? Empower teachers to use digital tools/pedagogy . Quality Assurance (QA) only entails ensuring the defined quality, spotting gaps and flaws early enough, code review, analysis, and refactoring.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences. Corporate training has generally been more receptive to simulation-based learning, which has proven effective in fields from finance to healthcare.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. Pedagogy: Derived from the Greek for ‘to lead’, pedagogy is a teacher-centred approach to educational activities in online and face-to-face environments. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

Origin Learning

Curricula and pedagogy are selected pragmatically. It is also easier to integrate feedback from a group of learners or a beta-testing group to improve the effectiveness of bite-sized learning. The advantage of using personalized learning powered by adaptive learning and built using a thorough analysis of the skill-sets of the target audience is that one can provide optimized learning to one’s learners.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

However, universal design principles provide the most effective way to reach diverse learner demographics and needs. Design of mobile pedagogy requires guidelines for a thorough audience analysis, and knowledge of the device delivery and its shortcomings. Gather a thorough audience analysis – Skills, current and prior knowledge. Guest post by Marie S. Lewandowski. Marie is a Sr. Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer.

Online Classes vs Traditional Classes – Find the Best for You


Distance learning allows students to balance their other commitments more effectively, at least in cases they are adult learners, commuters, and part-time students. Before we go into further analysis, here is a summary table of all online classes’ pros and cons.

Online Education: Better than the Classroom?

Kapp Notes

The study is a study of studies (meta-analysis), meaning they looked at many studies comparing online, face-to-face and blended learning and then drew conclusions. Analysts screened these studies to find those that (a) contrasted an online to a face-to-face condition, (b) measured student learning outcomes, (c) used a rigorous research design, and (d) provided adequate information to calculate an effect size.

Do humour and learning mix well?


The pedagogical effectiveness of games and gamification, not only among young people, but also among adults, is well documented, and the importance of emotions in learning is no longer denied. Without making an exhaustive analysis of the subject, here are some things to think about.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Most of the time, companies collect big data from external sources to help the business serve customers more effectively, become more efficient, and increase profits. For some companies, learning analytics has a ripple effect throughout the business. Take this entire guide with you!

Tablets: The correct prescription

Learning with 'e's

A total of 27 quantitative studies on the use of tablets in schools dating from 2010 were analysed and the major finding was that the tools are most effective when used in student centred learning, rather than within teacher controlled environments (Tamim et al, 2015a). What makes these findings so interesting are the implications for pedagogy. 2015a) Tablets for Teaching and Learning: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

The evolution from Quality Assurance to Quality Engineering in the edtech world.

Magic EdTech

Could the move to online learning help remake the education model and make it a more effective method of educating students? Empower teachers to use digital tools/pedagogy. The Pandemic Impact: .

Driving Performance Through Learning with Andy Lancaster


Learning Needs Analysis: It’s Time-consuming. Andy admits he has done Learning Needs Analysis based on totally subjective performance appraisals that were a year old. Let’s Stop Using Pedagogy.

Driving Performance Through Learning with Andy Lancaster


Learning Needs Analysis: It’s Time-consuming. Andy admits he has done Learning Needs Analysis based on totally subjective performance appraisals that were a year old. Let’s Stop Using Pedagogy.

Why we learn more at play ? gamification and rewards for learning

Ed App

According to a meta-analysis in a study conducted by the University of Colorado Denver Business School ‘employees trained on video games learned more factual information, attained a higher skill level and retained information longer than workers who learned in less interactive environments.’