True pedagogy

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Pedagogy is not about directing children. In its absolute form, pedagogy is not just about teaching. In the truest sense, teaching is just one element of pedagogy and not the entire story. Pedagogy focuses on the learner and what they are capable of achieving.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

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Being able to share content as text, hyperlinks, video, audio and images allows us to be more versatile in the way we assimilate and apply knowledge. This influences our expectations as consumers of knowledge, and it will influence the way teachers will educate in the future.

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 1


It was a good thing too–unsettling those all-too-familiar passive learning approaches where knowledge is poured like molten lead from the ‘big jug into the little mug’. But the question arises: do the precepts of arts education hold value for contemporary online pedagogy?

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


discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the Mastery effect. The Mastery Effect. The answers to that question provides the substance for the eighth and final effect discussed in this series, the Mastery effect.

New pedagogies?

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In a recent blog post, Antonio Teixera , President of EDEN wrote: "By just adding 21st century technologies to 20th century teaching practices we’ll only be diluting the effectiveness of teaching." Thirdly, the effectiveness of both technology and teaching will be diluted.

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


But there is often a disconnect between the advances in video game technology and the research on its design and effectiveness. These tools include devices like instruments, special effects and so on.

Bear pit pedagogy

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In order to develop key critical thinking skills, learners need to be able to argue effectively. That's why we encourage our students to critically engage with course material, and then to extend their knowledge by creating their own additional content around it.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness


Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps , and/or to transform the learner’s behavior. Luckily, there’s a proven process that helps you measure the effectiveness of your courses and start to fix any problems in their delivery.

Pedagogy vs. Andragogy: Where Many Get it Wrong In Their Learning Strategy


Most professionals in the learning space have used the words “pedagogy” and “andragogy” before. Broken down, pedagogy and andragogy essentially translate to “child guide” and “man guide” respectively. One of the most obvious differences between andragogy and pedagogy is the motivation of the learner. Allowing for personal opinion, better pacing, and knowledge checks and re-checks helps adults leverage their life experience as valuable information.

The foundations of innovation in L&D

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There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy. So my second building block is an in-house knowledge base. If the content library, knowledge base and ESN are mobile accessible, they support mobile learning.

Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom

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In games without instructional support, the students will tend to learn how to play the game rather than learn domain-specific knowledge embedded in the game. The effectiveness of instructional games: A literature review and. Effective Electronic Gaming in Education (Vol.

don't depend on LMS providers to understand pedagogy

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There's an interesting post on Edutopia by Heather Wolpert-Gawron talking about the need for some synchronous F2F communications in order to have effective online learning. I found it interesting that Heather would not only ask a vendor that question, then accept the response as knowledgeable. Asking the LMS sales person about pedagogy is like asking the school building contractor about teaching.

Contextualized Learning: Teaching made highly effective!


Even in our everyday lives, we appreciate the effects of contextualization – behaving in one way in one situation, while using another set of behaviors in a different context – although we may not be actively conscious of it. 2) Design for effectiveness.

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10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers


It’s for instructional designers of any experience level who want to create more engaging materials that help your audience both gain and retain new knowledge and skills.

How to Improve Student Retention in eLearning


In other words, the more complex details you incorporate in your design, the less effective course becomes. Instructional Design Online Learning accessibility Brain Research eLearning instructional design Pedagogy retention UX

How Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction Can Make Your Online Courses Better


This famed nine-step process can be adapted to help instructional designers and trainers in all fields create highly-effective courses in any topic. Stimulate Learners’ Prior Knowledge. Enhance Learners’ Retention and Application of Knowledge.

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve


If your goal is to retain that knowledge and apply it when new situations require it, studies have shown that your best bet is to learn in smaller doses, and repeat key information over time. This is more effective than cramming the entire arc of a lesson into one nonstop session.

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3 Basic Forms of Effective eLearning Activities


In this article, we’ll share with you the basic three forms of eLearning activities that aid in creating memorable learning experiences – which is what effective eLearning is all about. How can you really come across as an eLearning superhero and supply truly effective eLearning?

How to Improve Learning Retention with Contextual Feedback


Simply assigning a “pass” or “fail” response will result in the illusion that feedback has been provided, but the true objective of online learning — conveying lasting knowledge — will not be accomplished.

Blends, borders and boundaries

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Elements are often separated by boundaries, and these must be transgressed if blends are to be effected. In such situations, our theoretical knowledge of these complexities can enable us to find new practical ways to obviate the problems.

How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 1: Establishing the Basics


Unlike a conversion, where you already have a solid base of effective content to build upon, designing a course from the ground up means you need to start by building the basics. profession-specific knowledge, mastering a new tool, improving existing skills, etc.).

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Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training


If you’ve ever had to juggle the personalities and opinions of a wide array of relatives at a holiday party, imagine doing the same at a large corporation, where the volume, scope, and network effects of these challenges are magnified 10 or even 100-fold!

How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 2: Goals and Assessments


Now let’s explore the process of assessing your learners’ progress to make sure your course clearly and effectively delivers its intended lessons. will you schedule in order to ensure your learners master and internalize the knowledge being delivered?

7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules


As teachers and professors, was today begin incorporating eLearning as a key part of their curriculum, what are the instructional design principles they must keep in mind to make learning most effective? To help learners develop expertise, they must internalize new knowledge.

Cinderella technology?

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Initially, the most common large screen display, known as the interactive whiteboard (IWB) - was viewed with great promise, but over time, due to misuse, lack of training or knowledge (and in some cases, neglect), interactive whiteboards appear to have been sidelined in some schools.

What is authentic assessment?

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These have their uses, but there is much more available in the assessment repertoire of effective teachers. assessment Cathy Davidson education learning pedagogy schools university workplace

Video: The power and the story

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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. There are many more effective methods in which video can be used to engage, inspire and motivate students.

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

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yes, they went there - WISE Pedagogy , June 1, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Generation next

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It's safe to claim that much of higher education is firmly rooted in the past , reflecting colonial history, traditional values and 20th (or even 19th) Century pedagogies. The guardians of this knowledge are the academics.

6 interactive whiteboard tips

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Thirdly, teachers need time to tinker, experiment and test out new ideas and new pedagogies. In my experience, one of the biggest factors in the failure of any technology is poor use or lack of knowledge of the affordances of the tool.

A growing divide?

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Christian claims that a new pedagogy is emerging that is directly driven by the upsurge in online activity. Christian identifies three key changes in pedagogy that I want to discuss over my next three blog posts. In his blog on Learning Ecosystems, Daniel S.

Collaborating With Subject Matter Experts

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If the domain experts are Workplace SMEs, they will not understand pedagogy. If the domain experts are Academic SMEs, they will understand pedagogy, but may not be in touch with workplace requirements and problems. Knowledge Sharing instruc subject matter expert

Comfortably numb

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I want to ask the question: how can teachers and their students construct their knowledge together ? The process of co-learning between teachers and students can only effectively occur if and when teachers realise that learners can offer something new.

E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21)


This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. This time, we’re going to take a look at how this taxonomy can be ‘flipped’, so that learners are actively involved in knowledge construction from the outset.

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eXSpace exploration

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This has the potential, if used effectively, to connect students, teachers, and devices together. Simply being exposed to the use of new technologies may promote some innovative thinking about alternative pedagogies.


The big switch

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Assimilation of knowledge is supposedly a more viable proposition, because it is done in the presence of an expert, and the general delivery of content occurs outside the formal learning environment. Most teachers by now will be aware of the concept of the flipped classroom.

Passing of the year

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Salomon, an educational psychologist from Israel, was interested in studying the effects of technology on cognition and learning. He studied the sociological effects of new and emerging technologies but he had much to say about how these might be applied to improve formal education spaces.