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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. What are you able to do that capitalises on, rather than negates, the potential of students' personal devices?

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning? Clark: I have been very fortunate to get in at the ground floor of the personal computer revolution, to keep up with the subsequent fundamental changes, and couple that with a deep background in cognitive science.

Further (slow) thoughts on learning #change11

Clark Quinn

And a final one is about the overall pedagogy. Yes, it’s quick bits, but they don’t mean as much on their own as in their cumulative effect over time. Whereas the cumulative effect of the event model dissipates quickly, the distributed model builds slowly!

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

The theory behind this initial MOOC viewed knowledge as distributed and education as a process of building personal learning networks. In addition, many educators attacked the pedagogy of MOOCs, particularly those with no interactive component.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. Pedagogy is more important than technology.

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

Teaching a MOOC is much different from leading an in-person training course, and what all of the differences point to is the need for more advance planning than you’ve probably ever done before. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Learning Vs. Training & Development

Your Training Edge

In essence, relevancy of learning at a workplace is about equipping a person to face not just current issues, but preparing to creatively coming up with approaches to face tomorrow’s issues as well. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. The take-home message is that a MOOC is not a pedagogy, it is a framework , and within that framework many things can happen, including learner-centered instruction.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy. Here are 9 tips to help you develop and implement effective microlearning content strategies for your organization: 1.

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

LearnUpon

Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. Pedagogy: Derived from the Greek for ‘to lead’, pedagogy is a teacher-centred approach to educational activities in online and face-to-face environments.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns. Terry: I think like any professional, distance educators need to know how to effectively use the tools of their trade.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Professional content It may be my perception, but the pedagogy that is often so prevalent in the writing of teachers, about resources for teaching and learning, is often scarce in the writing of instructional designers, when writing about the same things. Is it the pedagogy?

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eLearning Conferences 2012

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An explanation for the format of the list can be found HERE Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change ; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] January 5-8, 2012International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 25 th , Malmö,Sweden.