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 1


The calls for MOOCs to embrace the design principles of active learning meant “MOOC-ing” became dynamic; students were now blogging, fish-bowling, ice breaking, concept boarding, virtually collaborating, and even simulating and role playing. Photo by Steve Huntington / Unsplash.

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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. meaningfulness: learners playing roles they want to be in.

Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

Whatever is required to make the learning experience authentic and effective. No longer is formal training the central offering with informal learning relegated to a support role. It is well documented that the vast majority of learning in the workplace is informal.

How to build a Serious Game: Actors and Their Roles


Winn focuses on four elements: Learning (content and pedagogy), Storytelling (character, setting and narrative), Game play (mechanic), and User experience (User Interface). Role Play Games? Serious games in the eLearning environment are predominantly role playing.

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The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy. So it was with much surprise that, upon starting my new role in a global bank, charged with innovating its learning & development offering, I encountered the reverse!

The big switch

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What happens when we flip the roles as well? 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.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Consequently, I envisage L&D professionals playing important roles in both curating and supporting MOOCs for their colleagues. Hot on the heels of my 5 benefits of open badges for corporates , I now present my 7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates.

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Flipping the teacher

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Flipping teachers is about swapping roles. For centuries, innovative teachers have been trying to find other more effective methods of pedagogy that can take the place of lecturing and instruction.

Assessment in the digital age

Learning with e's

The teacher's role is to create or facilitate the environments, content and dialogue that optimises the student's activities. The table above helps to simplify the complexity somewhat, and provides educators with models that helpfully describe alternative approaches to pedagogy.

What teachers need

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Recent research carried out by C3 Education and RM Education with a sample of 575 teachers across England revealed that technology effectiveness was uppermost in teacher perception (Connor, 2019). RM's Integris platform clearly performs these roles in combination.

What students need

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Arguably one of children's most important needs is to know how well they are doing (Gardner, 2012) and this is where assessment for learning can play a key role. assessment education feedback Integris learning MIS pedagogy performance progress RM school students teachers Technology

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

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Video plays an important role in all of these alternative modes of learning experience (Brame, 2015) and will continue to do so with future developments. They need to find resources quickly and effectively, so navigation of content must be quick and simple.

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Comfortably numb

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The process of co-learning between teachers and students can only effectively occur if and when teachers realise that learners can offer something new. It strengthens our role, and models for our students the fact that learning is lifelong.

The power of love

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In my two most recent posts I considered the role love plays in education. 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.

How complex is learning?

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We flounder and stumble as we try to navigate a plethora of educational theories and we become bogged down in prescribed institutional pedagogies, providing no more than glimpses of true education for our students. Learning is highly complex.

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One of the best

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I served as a governor at Woodford for several years, and later had some professional contact with her in my teacher educator role. The report said the school was inadequate, because communication with parents was 'not always effective', and some bullying incidents had not been recorded.

Teacher Voices: Kate Bartlett

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I like using technology in a cross-curricular way – I think it is most effective like this. One which trusts educators to facilitate and in turn allows children to take a more active role in their learning. education Kate Bartlett learning pedagogy teaching Technology

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Loss of control

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When I first started teaching I thought my role was to transmit knowledge. It took me some time to realise that a) I could also learn from my students, b) that I wasn't the font of all knowledge and c) that there were other, more effective techniques available than simply lecturing.

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The disillusionment of training

Learning Cafe

The Freedictionary provides the following description of disillusionment; “having lost one’s ideals, illusions, or false ideas about someone or something; disenchanted” I’ve been spending a lot of time recently thinking about the role of training in an organisation and my own journey in to the learning profession. As I look back now it was a great introduction and foundation to understand the principles of training and learning pedagogy.

#3quotes from Freire

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One of the most valued books in my personal education library is Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1970) by the Brazilian educator Paulo Freire. This is where teachers play the role of the 'knowledgable', and students adopt the role of the 'ignorant'. 1970) Pedagogy of the Oppressed.

Come the revolution.

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When Charles Babbage first conceived the 'Difference Engine' in Victorian England, he could have had no conception of the far-reaching effects of his invention. Tags: digital pedagogy education Distance Education revolution Charles Babbage computer #disted

How To Improve Remote Worker Training With Microlearning

Your Training Edge

This pedagogical method is proven to improve retention and is particularly effective for remote worker training. Consequently, microlearning plays a fine role in training an employee and improving their productivity at work. Every worker is unique in their roles and responsibilities.

Things To Consider Before Implementing Virtual Reality Training


Although VR has a higher potential for delivering effective training, it may not be the best choice for every performance problem. Ignore Novelty And Start With The Pedagogy. So, ensure that you start with the pedagogy and define your challenges and learning goals.

Adult Learning Simplified

Ed App

How does it differ from pedagogy? Pedagogy differs in the process of which it follows in order to satisfy the learning needs and preferences of each individual. Learning is focused, meaning that lessons are concentrated on the information that they need for maximum success in their responsibilities within their respective roles. When learning is precise and specific, learners are more likely to be able to absorb, retain and recall information easily and more effectively.

The Personal Versus Personalized Learning Debate

Origin Learning

Curricula and pedagogy are selected pragmatically. Therefore L&D teams should work in close partnership with HR and the management team to develop role-appropriate learning that is delivered to the right person at the right time.

Instructional design: from “packaging” to “scaffolding”

Jane Hart

But it usually also involves “spoonfeeding” learners, as they often have a fairly passive role in the learning process with limited – and frequently tightly controlled – interaction.

Heutagogy, Self-Directed Learning and Complex Work

ID Reflections

Pedagogy had always established an unequal relation between the teacher and the taught. While the principles of Andragogy clearly stated what it takes to motivate adults to learn, the role of a teacher / the expert remained undisputed.

Activate the Braincells Through the Art of Storytelling

Magic EdTech

Keeping these benefits in mind, story-based learning strategies are used to create effective learning experiences. Narrative pedagogy: It is an approach about teaching and learning that evolves from the experiences of teachers and students.

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

Your Training Edge

In fact, research has shown that this is the least effective way to convert a traditional class into a MOOC. Be prepared to play a different role. One of the most difficult parts of transitioning from ILT to MOOCs as an instructor is getting used to the different role you will play.

How Instructional Designers Create Learning Experiences(LX)

Magic EdTech

Educational pedagogy. Our instructional designers design courses using proven experiential learning strategies and technologies to make educational products efficient, appealing, and effective. Opportunities for role play.

Learning Vs. Training & Development

Your Training Edge

Whatever the objectives are, the quality of the learning would greatly rely on the quality of training, and so the role played by the trainer is important as it can have a big impact on the result of a course for a learner.

Do humour and learning mix well?


The pedagogical effectiveness of games and gamification, not only among young people, but also among adults, is well documented, and the importance of emotions in learning is no longer denied. Effective classroom humour: a short guide.

10 Best Practices in Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

The key focus of online learning is to make the process of imparting and absorbing knowledge more engaging and effective. Effective course design is one that understands this environment and caters to it. The role of technology in online learning has to go beyond a medium of delivery.

Relevance of learning Vs. Relevance of training & Development

Your Training Edge

Whatever the objectives are, the quality of the learning would greatly rely on the quality of training, and so the role played by the trainer is important as it can have a big impact on the result of a course for a learner [2]. In essence, through training relevancy, we don’t look to reshape the employees’ behavior rather the point is to teach them how things are carried out in an effective and proper way, so that they can carry out the processes at their own.