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

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Photo by Steve Huntington / Unsplash. But the question arises: do the precepts of arts education hold value for contemporary online pedagogy? Digital Learning arts education online education pedagogyIt is completely admirable to watch the way MOOCs are evolving.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

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Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. eden19 collaboration collective action connections Digital education learning media pedagogy social networks Technology tribe

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.

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

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Photo by Teddy Kelly / Unsplash. discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the Mastery effect. The Mastery Effect. Digital Learning arts education online learning pedagogy

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

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Photo by Henrik Dønnestad / Unsplash. 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.

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.

Narrative pedagogy 4: Connecting the dots

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It's a very effective method to help the audience join the dots. Used appropriately, it can be a very effective method to prepare students' minds for when an important principle or concept needs to be conveyed. Teachers can learn a lot from the techniques writers use.

Narrative pedagogy 4: Connecting the dots

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It's a very effective method to help the audience join the dots. Used appropriately, it can be a very effective method to prepare students' minds for when an important principle or concept needs to be conveyed. Teachers can learn a lot from the techniques writers use.

#EDENchat How effective is mobile learning?

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There will no doubt be several conversations, some around usability, others around technological or social trends, and of course, we will address the perennial questions about pedagogy and the impact of technology on learning.

Blends, borders and boundaries

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Photo by Sylwia Bartyzel on Unsplash Here are some further thoughts on the 'blend' in blended learning: Blends are made of disparate elements. Elements are often separated by boundaries, and these must be transgressed if blends are to be effected.

Online assessment: the student voice

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Photo by Jason Roswell on unsplash Online learning is becoming increasingly popular and widespread, and is now reaching into compulsory education. assessment Digital education learning online pedagogy schools students teachers Technology

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#TwistedTropes 12. Dante's lukewarm inferno

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Photo by Maxim Tajer on unsplash The Inferno is the first part of Dante Alighieri 's 14th-century poem called the Divine Comedy. The most chilling effect is the sign over the gate of Hell - 'Abandon hope, all ye that enter here'.

The power of the narrative

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Photo from Flickr I'm fascinated by story telling, and I often wonder why TV series are so compelling. character Chekov's gun cliff hanger education learning narrative devices pedagogy plot line story telling teaching

What is authentic assessment?

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Photo by Frederick Rubensson on Flickr 'In every talk, I'm asked where I would start first in revolutionizing education (K-professional school): Answer, always. These have their uses, but there is much more available in the assessment repertoire of effective teachers.

Blogging: Five of the best

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Photo by Florian Klauer on unsplash I have been privileged over the past few years to have garnered a good audience for my writing. One group asked what the origin of the word 'pedagogy' was, and as I explained, I realised that I needed to capture the idea behind 'leading someone to learning'.

Passion for education

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Photo by Anthony Easton on Flickr In my last post I wrote about inspiration - for those who are teachers, and also for those who are learning - and I guess, that is just about everyone. Unconditionally regarding each child with positivity is key to good pedagogy (Rogers, 1983).

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

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Photo by Vladimer Shioshvili on Flickr Educators have been using video for decades. They need to find resources quickly and effectively, so navigation of content must be quick and simple. No wonder video is considered by many teachers to be so effective.

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Future technologies now

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HTC Vive in action - Photo by Steve Wheeler At the JISC Connect More event held in Cheltenham recently, a number of futuristic technologies were on display for delegates to experience. Digital Google Cardboard HTC Vive JISC learning pedagogies robotics Technology virtual presence VR

6 interactive whiteboard tips

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Photo by David Goehring on Flickr In my last post, entitled Cinderella Technology , I wrote about the tremendous potential of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) and highlighted some of the reasons why it often fails to be realised in school classrooms.

Generation next

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Photo from LSE Library on Flickr Most of the students starting university at the end of summer 2017 were born around the turn of the century. This might be seen as a generalisation, because there are some pockets of innovative pedagogy to be found in every large education institution.

Tested to distraction

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The side effects of over-testing are that children become victims of the scramble to be best in the league tables. assessment learning pedagogy PISA schools testingShould we put our children through so much stress? Get ready for a rant.

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. Photo from VCU Libraries A growing divide?

Why lectures?

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If a lecture is nothing more than an expert standing in front of an audience speaking for an hour, then there are clearly issues around its effectiveness. Photo by Archbob on Pixabay Why lectures? education lecture MOOCs pedagogy teaching technology learning university

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It can be a thorny topic and a bone of contention for any number of reasons, but continues to absorb most of the oxygen in the debate about what constitutes good pedagogy. assessment blogging education learning pedagogy teaching Technology

The power of love

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It is this kind of love that we experience working in a great team, or involving ourselves in a club or association, and it is an essential ingredient in effective collaborative learning. In my two most recent posts I considered the role love plays in education.

The battle for education

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A battle of words and ideals is raging about which is the most effective, and indeed, the most appropriate approach to adopt for the needs of today''s society. EEVV351 Aristotle curriculum education idealism learning pedagogy philosophy realism socrates teaching theory

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.

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.

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The anomie in our midst

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Photo from Maxpixel The French sociologist Emile Durkheim's study of suicide led to a theory that instability resulting in a breakdown of standards or social conventions can lead to alienation. But what is the long term effect on children?

The big switch

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If you subscribe to a kind of pedagogy where you believe that facilitating learning is more effective than direct instruction, you will probably recognise the potential. Pedagogy is (or really should be) about creating spaces and opportunities that are conducive to good learning.

Learning first, technology second

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In mathematics, I have seen interactive whiteboards used very effectively to teach number bonds and floor robots can be used successfully to teach geometry and algorithms. There is nothing wrong with any of these approaches, provided they don''t get in the way of good pedagogy.

The numbers game

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But it is a vitally important part of pedagogy. Some would argue that giving grades reflects a product-based pedaogogy, while offering feedback supports a process-based pedagogy. When you mark a student''s work, do you give them a grade or do you offer them advice?

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Piece by piece

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This image was sent to me by Simon Ensor, (his blog Touches of Sense is well worth reading by the way) and here is my response: The is a photo of jigsaw puzzle pieces, which brings three things to mind about education that are key to our understanding of good pedagogy.

One of the best

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The report said the school was inadequate, because communication with parents was 'not always effective', and some bullying incidents had not been recorded. Autistic spectrum disorder education inspection learning ofsted pedagogy school

What's love got to do with it?

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Just the identification of being human together and feeling a connection to other thinking, feeling human beings - this is Agape love, and it should be central to the ethos of being an effective educator. Photo by Hu Totya on Wikimedia Commons What''s love got to do with it?

Corporate learning in the digital age

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Many of them are free and easy to use, and there is a definite pedagogy underpinning the use of these technologies. Change corporate training development education learning mobile pedagogy resistance social media Technology Wikileaks

Teacher Voices: Naomi Hancock

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Live Skypes also have had the same effect giving the children a window of opportunity to immerse themselves in the topic and conversation. education learning Naomi Hancock pedagogy primary school TechnologyIt's great to catch up with former students and discover what they are doing.

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