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New pedagogies?

Learning with e's

Most new technologies, particularly handheld devices, lend themselves more to student led learning than they do to teacher led education. Photo by Alan Levine on Flickr New pedagogies? EDEN education knowledge learning pedagogies schools Technology

True pedagogy

Learning with e's

Pedagogy is not about directing children. In its absolute form, pedagogy is not just about teaching. It does not simply concern itself with the 'delivery' of education or content. In the truest sense, teaching is just one element of pedagogy and not the entire story.

Dodgeball pedagogy

Learning with e's

Here's a thought provoking article from our subject leader in Physical Education here at the Plymouth Institute of Education. This is innovation in pedagogy - using existing and familiar contexts, to revise and modify as great learning experiences.

3D Pedagogy

Learning with e's

I recently wrote a blogpost entitled ' Maker Pedagogy ' where I outlined some of the emerging educational benefits of learning through making. So how will 3D printing contribute to the development of pedagogy?

Narrative pedagogy 3: Problem solving

Learning with e's

In this short series (on what I will call 'narrative pedagogy'*) I'm exploring some of the storytelling techniques that can be adapted for use in education. My use signifies how storytelling devices can be applied to everyday pedagogy.

Narrative pedagogy 1: Focusing their attention

Learning with e's

In this short series on what I will call 'narrative pedagogy' I want to explore some of the storytelling techniques that can be adapted for use in education. education interrupting routine learning narrative pedagogy story telling teaching

Narrative pedagogy 2: Maintaining the suspense

Learning with e's

this short series on what I will call 'narrative pedagogy'* I want to explore some of the storytelling techniques that can be adapted for use in education. Photo by Daniel Hollister on Flickr *Yes, I know that the term 'narrative pedagogy' has been used before, but in other contexts.

Narrative pedagogy 4: Connecting the dots

Learning with e's

In this short series I'm exploring some of the storytelling techniques that can be adapted for use in education. How might we use the principle of Chekhov's Gun in education? Chekhov's gun education Harry Potter learning narrative device pedagogy storytelling Walking Dead

Pedagogy in Game-Based Learning – Tips to align ID strategies in Learning Games

G-Cube

Learning games are fast gaining popularity – in educational as well as corporate circles. Many popular video games are being re-furbished for educational purpose and many original games are also being designed to facilitate training.

The battle for education

Learning with e's

Education is underpinned by several philosophies, some of which are incompatible. As a result, there are many educational approaches, a myriad of theories and a bewildering number of perspectives.

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

On one hand, the rapid growth of Internet technologies has seen a corresponding growth in online education. This was the 13th consecutive year to record continual growth in students embracing online education. Which Education Format Works Better?

Bear pit pedagogy

Learning with e's

I would be interested to hear from other teacher educators about what approaches you use and whether you see any value in what we are doing with our bear pits. Image source Bear pit pedagogy by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Alternate Pedagogies and Experiences

Clark Quinn

In writing about mobile for higher education, other than meeting learner administrative and information needs, I obviously focused more on the formal learning roles mobile devices could facilitate. And one of the things that has been of interest to me is looking differently at pedagogies.

CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM OF COURSERA

Learnnovators

E-Learning Learning Platform MOOC Course Coursera e-learning E-Learning Ecologies E-Learning Provocateur eLearning Higher Education Instructor Learnnovators MOOCs Pedagogies Pedagogy Ryan Tracey University of Illinois

Educator as a Design Thinker

Coffee and Design

DaveHallmon : Always enjoying Jackie’s doodles and reminders that we must think again about our current systems and pedagogy. Originally posted on User Generated Education : Resources for Educator as a Design Thinker. Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit – [link].

Surfing the Future Pedagogies: Augmented Learning

TalentLMS

A super-glorified way to present educational technology? Watch this video to learn more: By linking educational content to real places, environment and object, learning becomes meaningful and processed better. What’s so great about augmented learning anyway?

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience

Raptivity

Recently, four leading experts from education industry came together to share their experience of working with Raptivity for creating learning interactions. Mary Lasater uses Raptivity for creating PPR (Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities) Exam for vocabulary having 13 competencies.

Disrupting Education

Clark Quinn

The following was prompted by a discussion on how education has the potential to be disrupted. Some thoughts I lobbed in another forum (lightly edited): Mark Warschauer, in his great book Learning in the Cloud (which has nothing to do with ‘the cloud’), pointed out that there are only 3 things wrong with public education: the curricula, the pedagogy, and the way they use tech; other than that they’re fine.

Discursive or recursive? The fractal nature of education

Learning with e's

I chose it because I wanted to use it to make a point about what education is, and what education can become. The point I wanted to make at the conference was that much of our education systems are fractal in nature.

#40years of educational technology: Computers

Learning with e's

These are some of the most important things I have learnt from my 40 years working in educational technology: Technology doesn't improve teaching. You can't simply drop technology into education. I needed to know more about using computers for education.

Discursive or recursive? The fractal nature of education

KnowledgeStar

" What would it take for us to leave the safe and mundane world of product based, recursive education behind and adopt new pedagogies that promote self discovery, digression from prescribed pathways and learning by a process of serendipity?".

2014’s Top three Innovations in eLearning Pedagogy

Lambda Solutions

The Open University recently released a report on the new innovations in teaching, learning and assessments which are changing higher education at large.

#40years of educational technology: Games

Learning with e's

Sadly, much of education has been slow to exploit the potential of social technologies, and in particular has not grasped the huge potential of social games. Games based learning (GBL) has yet to gain a strong foothold in formal education spaces, but there are already some signs of success.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom.

Narrative pedagogy 4: Connecting the dots

Learning with e's

In this short series I'm exploring some of the storytelling techniques that can be adapted for use in education. How might we use the principle of Chekhov's Gun in education? Chekhov's gun education Harry Potter learning narrative device pedagogy storytelling Walking Dead

Distance Education in transit? #EDENchat #EDENchatUS

Learning with e's

What will distance education look like in the future? Distance education has been with us for a long time. This was in 1840, and correspondence courses became the dominant form of distance education for several decades. What will be the future of distance education?

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t all these people deserve a better education? Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. Moreover, I submit they are yet to wreak their full vengeance on the education industry. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t all these people deserve a better education? Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. Moreover, I submit they are yet to wreak their full vengeance on the education industry. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched.

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Manufactured education

Learning with e's

Perhaps the most notorious resistance to the technological wave comes from the state education systems. Technology may be in the schools, but little has changed in terms of the pedagogy practiced in many. In e recent speech, Robinson intoned: "We still educate children by batches.

Minimally invasive education

Learning with e's

The media and education worlds have been buzzing for the last few weeks over the ground breaking work of a quiet, unassuming Indian-born professor. He is now Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, in the North East of England. This is Minimally Invasive Education.

Learning, storytelling and technology

Learning with e's

In particular, I built upon my recent blog series on narrative pedagogies, including a discussion around the use of literary devices in the classroom. There were discussions around blogging, animations and social media tools and their use in education.

Andragogy vs. Pedagogy

Big Dog, Little Dog

Pedagogy is derived from the Greek words paid meaning “child&# and agogus meaning “leader of.&# In this pedagogy classroom, the teachers are responsible for all decisions about learning in that they decided what is to be learned, how it is to be learned, when it should be learned, and if it has been learned. When adult education was later established, this was the only model at the time, so our profession was also based on it.

Making the future of education

Learning with e's

Many would agree that a lot needs to be done to bring education up to date. But this is just the start, and more can be done to ensure that the present day education system adequately prepares young people to take up their roles in a rapidly changing world.

#40years of educational technology: Games

Learning with e's

Sadly, much of education has been slow to exploit the potential of social technologies, and in particular has not grasped the huge potential of social games. Games based learning (GBL) has yet to gain a strong foothold in formal education spaces, but there are already some signs of success.