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How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4


From ‘learning to improve your kissing technique’ to ‘learning to train your brain to be smarter’, as though all learning involves the architecture of human cognition in the same ways. Yet we know that this cannot be true; learning to ‘memorise knowledge’ for example, makes different cognitive demands on trainee teachers than learning how to ‘activate the artistry of others’, a key capability for teaching the arts and design. The Star Power of Cognitive Overload.

Presence Pedagogy: Needs Some More Dimensions

Kapp Notes

The other day, I discovered an interesting article, Presence Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in a 3D Virtual Immersive World , which describes an educational approach for conducting a learning event in a virtual immersive environment. As the abstract to the article indicates: Presence Pedagogy is a way of teaching and learning that is grounded in social constructivist theory.


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I'm at Colchester Institute on Friday to present a workshop entitled: Communities, Spaces and Pedagogies for the Digital Age. I'm going to touch on a number of theories, not least Social Constructivism, but also Connectivism , a theory for the digital age. I have an excellent quote from Karen Stephenson on Connectivist theory: She says: "Since we cannot experience everything, other people’s experiences, and hence other people, become the surrogate for knowledge".

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D.,

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. People study for many reasons.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought


However, the concept of cognitive bias – which differs from that of cognitive distortion derived from clinical psychology – was developed by psychologists Daniel Kahneman (2002 Nobel Prize in Economics) and Amos Tversky. As with cognitive bias, there are various types of heuristics.

17 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

My bookshelf. More than 6 months back, in the September of 2010, I wrote the post: 27 Books for L&D Folks. It's time for part 2 of the post. Since then, I have acquired a Kindle and, very recently, an iPad. Kindle has reshaped my reading dramatically--making it social and part of a larger whole, connecting me to a set of folks similarly impassioned. Reading moved from being solitary to social. I became a part of a worldwide reading club.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

I have never taken a class in pedagogy. I have never taken a course in adult learning theory. I had expertise. This is my expertise, even without the fancy letters after my name. Of course, I am expected to provide my ID perspective/expertise to the other team members but, I will never have to figure out how to create a graphic element or program an interaction. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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


Multiple intelligences: Theory introduced by Howard Gardner defining eight types of intelligence: logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist intelligences. Instead of viewing intelligence as a general ability, the multiple intelligences theory asserts that different learners can excel in different areas. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners.

Elmore’s 4 learning modes


We all might have our theories about learning and our preferences for one way of learning over another. The competitive spirit of the individual model, however, gives way here to group and self-help, with social-cognitive development as the main learning objective.

10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

These professional designed programs, grounded in learning theory and cognitive science, deliver the desired outcomes for their target audience. IDs are experts in: Adult learning theory. Cognitive science. 2: See expertise in action. A recent survey of online education leaders found that programs supported by professional instructional design had more consistency in and adherence to online teaching pedagogy.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Cloud learning management systems also tend to require less in-house technical expertise to maintain and run. Cognitive Load. A theory developed by John Sweller that describes the strain working memory experiences when information is being processed. Involves applying a methodology based on cognitive psychology and instructional theory to create learning content. Pedagogy.