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.

Maker pedagogy

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More and more teachers are beginning to realise that creating environments and possibilities where students make things is a very powerful pedagogy. Seymour Papert ''s work on constructionism outlines the cognitive gain that occurs when we create something new rather than simply repeat knowledge that has already been acquired. They are constantly creating new content, and presenting their new knowledge in blogs, videos and on other digital media.


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How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2


It is mindful, cognitive, and sensuous reflection which allows learners to build their expertise through informed comparison, for in the arts and humanities there is never a metric which can definitively settle disputes over value. Learn more about the fictional-reality effect and reflection effect in the video below. Digital Learning arts education online learning pedagogyPhoto by Henrik Dønnestad / Unsplash.

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 3


For in their quest to realize coherence amid the impulses of emergence, artists experience sensuous cognition at its fullest; where the hand and body work with the imagination, complex judgement, advanced reasoning, and emotional intelligence to generate… creativity! Learn more about the emergence, coherence, and artistic redundancy effects in the video below. Photo by W / Unsplash. In this third of four vodcasts, Brad Haseman, Executive Vice President of Kadenze, Inc.


E-Learning Provocateur

Beyond our misgivings with technology, moreover, the virus has also shone a light on our pedagogy. Posting the video clip to the enterprise social network seeds a discussion, by which anyone and everyone can share their experiences and insights, and thus learn from one another.

Video: The power and the story

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He asked me if he could borrow a video cassette from my library to show to his group of students. I was curious and asked him why he wanted a video that was exactly 90 minutes long. He needed a video to 'fill the gap' so that the student nurses had something to do for an hour and a half. As politely as I could, I explained to him that making his students sit through a full 90 minutes of video was not particularly good pedagogy. Why video?

Understanding Learning Styles Research

Experiencing eLearning

Many have commented on the Learning Styles Don’t Exist video, for example. Via Karyn Romeis and Stephen Downes , I found two lengthy reviews of learning styles research: Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning. Of the 13 models reviewed, only 1 passed all the psychometric measures: the Allinson and Hayes Cognitive Style Index. Learn more about the Allinson and Hayes model (Cognitive Style Index) mentioned in the literature review.

Improvising our way beyond emergency remote teaching


Increasingly there will be a move to quality in pedagogy ; to what effective online learning requires, to use research to inform online practice and to an overarching learning design best suited to taking your discipline online. Image by Nathan Dumlao / Unsplash.

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Top Ten Tips in Instructional Design


Check out our video blog on the top ten ways to improve the design of your online course. You can find the content used in the video here. Reduce Cognitive Load. Cognitive Load refers to the amount of working memory the brain can process. Here are a few ways to reduce cognitive load: Implement simple, clear navigation, that is intuitive and requires no thinking. . Webinar Course Content. Begin with the End in Mind.

The Grail of Effective and Engaging Learning Experiences

Clark Quinn

emotionally engaging introductions: hooking learners in viscerally as well as cognitively. Branching scenarios are powerful approximations to this by showing consequences in context but with limited replay, and so are constructivist and problem-based learning pedagogies. For example, Socratic Arts has a powerful online pedagogy that leverages media and a constructivist pedagogy in a relatively simple framework.

[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.

Learning first, technology second

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Blogging can be used to engage children in creative writing , while making videos is excellent for problem solving and collaborative work. There is nothing wrong with any of these approaches, provided they don''t get in the way of good pedagogy. The main problem with most MLEs is that they are so complex to use, students often spend more time and cognitive energy working out how to get to the content, than they do actually learning.

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. In eLearning, this can translate to voice chats, VR video lessons, asynchronous and online tuitions, webinars, and more.

Online training in empathic mode


Among its approaches, the pedagogy of empathy is one that can be implemented even in simplified elearning solutions. Empathy consists of two dimensions, one emotional and the other cognitive. In order to use empathy as a pedagogical tool, it is imperative that the teacher be interested in the cognitive dimension of this notion, which is, in fact, the dimension on which he or she can intervene. Cognitive Bias: When Our Brain Plays Tricks On Us.

How Technology Is Powering Learning

Magic EdTech

While the critical drivers of education stay unchanged, this transformation supports a simple replication of traditional classroom pedagogies. The digital age helps move away from primary memory-based pedagogies and paves the way for higher-order thinking and metacognitive paradigms.

How Technology Is Powering Learning

Magic EdTech

While the critical drivers of education stay unchanged, this transformation supports a simple replication of traditional classroom pedagogies. The digital age helps move away from primary memory-based pedagogies and paves the way for higher-order thinking and metacognitive paradigms.

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


A module can consist of any course material, such as a video, document, SCORM file, or an exam or survey. 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. You should now know your manifest from your module, your cognitive load from your knowledge construction.

Digital reflections

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This could be a conversation, an image or video, or some other digital artefact. This can be hosted photo and video sharing sites such as Flickr and YouTube, or social networking sites such as Facebook, but are equally likely to be curation and aggregation tools such as In a cognitive sense, this is ''making sense of learning'', affording students with deeper insight or explanation of what they have already learnt. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 22 (2), 213-230.

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

Learning Visions

I have never taken a class in pedagogy. Lots of video. We had a novelist, turned video pro, who was our most creative instructional designer. Through observing him, I learned how to make good video -- the essentials of good lighting, dialogue, directing, storytelling. Reading your post reminded me how important it is to know/understand things like the essentials of good lighting when making a video, dialogue, directing, storytelling.

Redefining the Taxonomy of eLearning

CommLab India

This classification, which divided the cognitive domain into six categories (a set of nouns or cognitive processes), with each representing a cognitive skill level and activity, continues to be one of the most universally applied methods of organizing thinking skills, from the most basic to higher order levels. A blended learning approach with discussion boards for analyzing activities, short videos, discussion forums, etc.,

How Instructional Designers Create Learning Experiences(LX)

Magic EdTech

A learning experience can occur in a school or university, or in any setting in which the learner has access to conversations, books, videos, or digital tools. Cognitive psychology. Educational pedagogy. Interactivity is often limited to icons that allow the user to move on to the next screen, enlarge images, start videos, or take multiple choice quizzes to name a few.

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Behaviourist theory The main purpose of the behaviourist learning pedagogy is to accomplish the correct behaviour which focuses on achievable learning objectives. audio, visuals, animations, or video), the proper location of information on screen, screen attributes (e.g.

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3 Basic Forms of Effective eLearning Activities


Moreover, it shows the degree to which you understand the learner’s psychology and are able to articulate pedagogy effectively. The goal is to push the learner towards higher order cognitive processes. Try not to over-do these eLearning activities as they tend to bring about cognitive overload. Provide latest news clips or youtube videos and pose questions on how the eLearning can be applied in the real-world environment.

5 Ways to Ensure Student Engagement in Online Learning

Hurix Digital

You might be interested to know that a majority of classical learning theories, practices, and pedagogies seem to fit in just right in an online learning scenario. Adding layers of instructions, criteria, and deadlines deter students from the main goal by putting too much cognitive load.

A learning experience isn’t just the content

Learning Pool

As we move away from that initial take on elearning to focus more on learning experiences and learning experience design, there is a danger that we will just substitute the new term without altering the habit of thought, and ‘a learning experience’ will become just a rather grand way of describing an explainer video or other piece of learning content. The rise of a techno-pedagogy. It didn’t stick at all, of course, this first stab at techno-pedagogy.

7 principles of 21st-century learning and elearning


2013), can be broken down into a socio-cognitive, socio-affective and pedagogical presence. This is the case with tools that allow for interaction and collaboration, but also with educational video scenarios that present realistic situations that learners can identify with.

In Challenging Times: Make Lemonade in eLearning


It can come from the SME, even a video, but it has to be authentic. It gives us an opportunity to review both our curricula and our pedagogy. We also should revisit our pedagogy.

Top Higher Education Trends Emerging in the Post-Covid Era

Hurix Digital

Digital education will only succeed if there is massive re-education of teachers to change their mindsets and be adaptive to new innovative pedagogies and technology-based student-teacher interaction.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

– How to build an effective online course – Why video makes a difference – What to do before you build your course – 7 types of videos you need to make – 5 ways to make your course videos more engaging and accessible?. Why video makes a difference.

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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. Cognitive science. 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. Everyone knows “the way we’ve always done it” is not usually the best way to move forward.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

25 places to find instructional videos - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , February 8, 2010. Nuts and Bolts: Brain Bandwidth - Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , August 2, 2010. Top ten tips for using video effectively in e-learning - Spicy Learning , January 20, 2010. Creating Dynamic Presentations with Prezi - WISE Pedagogy , May 24, 2010. Pedagogy? Video (1547).

2016 – 9 Trends on the eLearning Landscape


Experts and mainstream learners can’t deny the success of gamification in enhancing human cognition. Personalization of material for learners can also be achieved by adjusting the pace of instruction, leveraging student interests, letting learners choose their own path and pace, and adjusting content presentation by choosing text, images or videos. Adaptive and competency-based programs are not new to pedagogy.

A convenient untruth

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It is lazy pedagogy, and the only reason I see that such beliefs persist, is that it is a convenient untruth which allows some teachers to stay within their comfort zones. This is accompanied by a well-known cognitive phenomenon called the confirmation bias. Result - the learner fails to gain a holistic learning experience, and misses out on the many rich opportunities to expand and develop their other sensory or cognitive skills.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Cognitive Load. In LearnUpon, a content library is a repository of reusable content, like videos, documents, question pools, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can) files, from which a course can be created. Course builders allow you to combine elements such as text, image, video etc., Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), and video. HTML5 enables video and audio content to render directly in a browser. Pedagogy.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Kelly will talk about the insights that have come from this partnership and talk about the key areas where evidence-based science meets improvisational pedagogy. But not everyone is able to access these learning opportunities for a number of reasons—whether it be physical, sensory, or cognitive limitations or disabilities. But not everyone is able to access these learning opportunities for a number of reasons—whether it be physical, sensory, or cognitive limitations or disabilities.

Interview with Terry Anderson

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His work around the study of social and cognitive presence in distance learning contexts has been cited many times, and his research has led to a number of high profile keynote speech invitations around the globe. Second,to follow from Marshall McLuhan the Medium is the Pedagogy (first coined by Cousin (2005). New tools give rise to new ways to teach and learn and these are guided by our understanding of teaching and learning pedagogy.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Questioning Pedagogy - Half an Hour , January 4, 2010. Top 10 YouTube Videos of All Time - ReadWriteWeb , January 10, 2010. Knowledge sharing across silos: Part II - Cognitive Edge , January 12, 2010. Four pointers to the chasm between elearning and video game designers - edublogs , January 4, 2010. Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Yesterday’s #lrnchat was on crowdsourcing. This is an example. The crowd picks this list, not I.

Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

None of this fits with the 20th century curriculum, and the necessary pedagogy based on student inquiry and collaboration (with teacher guidance) is very different from the accepted pedagogy of delivery of a body of knowledge by expert teachers to passive students who record and regurgitate facts. Neil Postman’s “Teaching as a Subversive Activity&# really nailed the essence of what pedagogy needs to address, given the changed environment we live in (i.e.,

Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Several presenters, including the first keynote speaker, mentioned the idea that we don't have to ask any more whether online can be "as good as" face-to-face learning because the research shows that it's pedagogy and teaching methods, not technology, that influences learning. It isn't that one is good and the other bad, it's recognizing that these constructs shape what we do and thinking about the pedagogy that we can use. Here's a thought!

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] February 8-10, 2012 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy , 4 th annual, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: It covers events from four continents.