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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A large proportion of younger learners are perpetually online, constantly using their smartphones as gateways into this world. Connected pedagogy: Social networks by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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.

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


s Director of Business Development, to discuss the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the fictional-reality effect and the reflection effect. The Fictional-Reality Effect. The Reflection Effect.

The Pedagogy of Learning Design: Creating Learning Communities with Social Presence

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This is the second post in a series of five titled The Pedagogy of Learning Design by Phylise H. To read the first in the series click here: The Pedagogy of Learning Design: A Translation of Pedagogies. Pedagogy

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


discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the Emergence, Coherence, and Artistic Redundancy effects. The Emergence and Coherence Effects. The Artistic Redundancy Effect. Photo by W / Unsplash.

How to Create Effective Test Questions


If every student answers a question correctly, does that mean your question is too easy, or is it a perfect example of an effective test question? Demonstration: Did learners demonstrate that they learned what they needed to learn? How to Create Effective Tests and Quizzes.

Bear pit pedagogy

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In order to develop key critical thinking skills, learners need to be able to argue effectively. Image source Bear pit pedagogy by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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. Understanding the differences between motivation and what learners bring to the table separates the classroom from the boardroom. One of the most obvious differences between andragogy and pedagogy is the motivation of the learner.

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?


Comparing the effectiveness of eLearning against its in-person peer poses a challenge. When we measure the effectiveness of education, we have to take multiple variables into account.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

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All learners are different. For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. In fact, I (and many others) believe that MOOCs are able to support individual learners even better than traditional instructional formats.

Keeping Your Learners’ Attention: How Our Brain Decides What to Focus On


These thoughts can be true for some, but if elearning is presented effectively, with the learner’s attention span in mind, we can see a shift in this ideology. Elearning can be difficult for some learners because we become distracted by email prompts or app notifications on our devices.

The Profile of an e-Learner: It pays to know your learner better


This success has motivated companies and professionals to identify ways of increasing the impact and effectiveness of e-learning. Research in education is focusing n instructional designs and learning methodologies that can be implemented to increase the effectiveness of e-learning.

The Grail of Effective and Engaging Learning Experiences

Clark Quinn

While there are many dimensions that could be considered, for the sake of simplicity let’s characterize the two important ones as effectiveness of our learning and the engagement of the experience. Components include: learning-centered contexts: problems learners recognize as important.

Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom

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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.

Connectivism and the modern learner

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According to Chaos Theory , everything is connected, as illustrated so eloquently by the Butterfly Effect. The point for the learner is whether you can recognise the underlying pattern. As far as I can gather, no one’s arguing about the pedagogy of connectivism.

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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How to Improve Student Retention in eLearning


Sometimes even the most well-designed courses may not resonate with certain learners. A simple interface, where learners don’t have to spend much time discovering how to do routine tasks (such as downloading content, uploading assignments, communicating with instructors, etc.)

Entering The New Era: The Learner Experience and Learning Experience Design


In this post we’ll discuss the importance of the learner experience, explain what learning experience (LX) design is all about, and present the best practices an LX designer should be aware of. What is Learner Experience Design?

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. Gain Learners’ Attention. Inform Learners of Objectives. Stimulate Learners’ Prior Knowledge.

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives


To be effectively measured, these objectives must be framed in terms of the ABCD guidelines proposed by educational psychologist and theorist Robert Mager to include: A = Audience. To meet a learning objective, you must first know who your learners will be.

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. We all have seen the words, “After completing this course, the learner should be able to ….”.

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve


For content creators, this means you can help your learners retain your lessons through the following reinforcement tactics. This is more effective than cramming the entire arc of a lesson into one nonstop session.

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How to Improve Learning Retention with Contextual Feedback


Successful eLearning outcomes require clear communication between instructional designers and the learners themselves. To mitigate this risk, instructional designers should have a formal decision-making plan in place to provide effective feedback to their students.

Is e-learning effective?

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and ' Will e-learning put me out of a job? ', my focus today is on another question that I am frequently asked by l&d people: ‘Is e-learning effective?’ On balance, the evidence would suggest that the medium, the delivery channel, is much less important in determining effectiveness than the learning strategy you choose to address the task in hand (exposition, instruction, guided discovery, exploration, etc.), Is e-learning effective?

Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course


Effectively transferring your in-person courses to an online format requires a deliberate strategy, planning, and execution. This can be done by designing learner-navigated courses instead of serially flowing modules.

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. Why are learners taking this course? hearing impairment, first-time learners, language restrictions, etc.)?

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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?

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!

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. asynchronous Blended learning border content distance education pedagogy remix synchronous teaching Technology

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.

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Informal first

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Whatever is required to make the learning experience authentic and effective. This pedagogical foundation facilitates pull learning at the convenience and discretion of the learner. It is well documented that the vast majority of learning in the workplace is informal.

Online assessment: the student voice

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In contemporary web based education, presenting online learners with multiple choice questions to check their understanding is a low-level form of assessment. Active involvement of online learners is clearly an important element for the success of any online learning programme.

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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? Principle 1: Grab your learners’ attention and don’t let it go.

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

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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. Give learners more choice and control over their activities.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

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They need to find resources quickly and effectively, so navigation of content must be quick and simple. Today's learners Today's learners are more independent and self-sufficient than previous generations of students.

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