Connected pedagogy: Social networks

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Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. eden19 collaboration collective action connections Digital education learning media pedagogy social networks Technology tribe

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

Kadenze

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.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. How to Implement Effectiveness Measurement Plans.

Are Online Courses as Effective as In-Person Education?

CourseArc

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. Support – Instructors, lecturers, and mentors are often more available on-site.

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. contextualized practice: learning across contexts that support transfer.

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. Blended learning goes beyond pre-work online modules by integrating social activity and ongoing performance support.

Informal first

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This 70:20:10 breakdown has since been supported by subsequent research , though sometimes the ratio is represented as 80:20 to reflect informal learning and formal training respectively. Whatever is required to make the learning experience authentic and effective.

Contextualized Learning: Teaching made highly effective!

eFront

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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Assessment in the digital age

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In principle, each of the four pedagogical perspective seem discrete, but in practice, the best teachers tend to borrow from all of these approaches at different times to support students in multiple ways. JISC (2017) Effective Assessment in the Digital Age.

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

CourseArc

This famed nine-step process can be adapted to help instructional designers and trainers in all fields create highly-effective courses in any topic. For more tips on how to deliver this feedback effectively, read our previous post on the subject of contextual feedback.).

Is e-learning effective?

Clive on Learning

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?

Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

This 70:20:10 breakdown has since been supported by subsequent research , though sometimes the ratio is represented as 80:20 to reflect informal learning and formal training respectively. Whatever is required to make the learning experience authentic and effective.

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

CourseArc

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. You can read our detailed tips on creating effective learning objectives here.

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Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

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

CourseArc

Now let’s explore the process of assessing your learners’ progress to make sure your course clearly and effectively delivers its intended lessons.

Tips for Better Data Visualization

CourseArc

So, what are the best and most effective practices to consider during data visualization? vs. $1107.93,” or is the format of “$940 vs. $1100” sufficient and more impactful in supporting your point?

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TCC09: Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities

Experiencing eLearning

They effectively managed issues of trust, workload, and learning within their social network. Support for group work. If you use third party, your internal tech support can’t help. Personality Pedagogy. Wiki Wiki. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference.

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Human enough #edcmooc

E-Learning Provocateur

So when we view online pedagogy through this lens, we recognise very little of it that is not human. instruction Joseph Gliddon learning machine modern artifice online pedagogy posthumanism reason research robot Steve Fuller

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

Blogging: Five of the best

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The Meaning Of Pedagogy (>62,000 views, 8 comments) This was a post I wrote in response to questions from my students while working at the Plymouth Institute of Education. She took particular interest in supporting my son who is on the Autistic Spectrum.

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

Talented Learning

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. Effective assessment offers frequent feedback throughout the learning process.

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. There is good reason to believe that the next generation of learners will also continue to use video as a favoured method to support their learning.

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The Sun has Risen on Learning Experience Design

NovoEd

Margaret Weigel, from Six Red Marbles , defines LXD as “a synthesis of Instructional Design, educational pedagogy, neuroscience, social sciences, design thinking, and User Experience Design.” Digital Learning Trends Effective Instructional Design Best Practices

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Tested to distraction

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For the current UK government, testing is not there to support better learning. 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 testing

Why lectures?

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The first, as has been clearly articulated by Vicki Davis , is that technology should be used to support student learning and as a set of tools to encourage the creation of original/new content. education lecture MOOCs pedagogy teaching technology learning university

5 of the best

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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

eXSpace exploration

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Firstly, it will support collaborative learning in numerous ways, not least because students could use the board for the purposes of brainstorming ideas, organising their projects, mapping out alternative approaches to solving a problem, group mind mapping, and so on.

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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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The Informal Pedagogy of Anime Fandom: An Interview with Rebecca Black (Part One)

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Sent to you via Google Reader The Informal Pedagogy of Anime Fandom: An Interview with Rebecca Black (Part One) One of the central animating idea behind the New Media Literacies movement has been the observation that young people often learn better outside of schools -- through their involvement in informal communities, such as those formed around fandom or gaming -- than they do inside the classrooms. What aspects of fandom do you think support this kind of 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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It was a difficult time for our family and also for his teachers, but Carol was incredibly supportive, making sure my son had all of the resources to ensure he received a quality education. Autistic spectrum disorder education inspection learning ofsted pedagogy school

Flipping the teacher

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The work of Harvard University professor Eric Mazur supports this approach, because, as he says - instruction is easier than assimilation, and advocated coaching rather than lecturing as early as the 1990s. education flipped classroom flipped roles learning pedagogy school teaching Technolog

Corporate learning in the digital age

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Some are ditching their training rooms in favour of digital delivery of content, and bosses that are forward thinking are investing in social learning, social media and mobile devices to support the learning of their employees. Learning in many organisations is going through radical change.

Teacher Voices: Naomi Hancock

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Put less pressure on testing and assessment, more trust in teacher to instil a love of learning and supporting the children’s needs and interests. Live Skypes also have had the same effect giving the children a window of opportunity to immerse themselves in the topic and conversation.

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#40years of educational technology: Computers

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Technology needs relevant pedagogical actions to be wholly effective. It's clear to me, watching the development of technology from my early days in the 1970s, it has developed from a set of tools that were designed to support the teacher, to a range of tools that enable everyone to learn.

Teacher Voices: Megan Douglas

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As a learner, I believe an excellent teacher should be supportive, funny, challenging and fair. Our teamwork is smooth, neat and effective through the use of sharing files, planning and working collaboratively on documents.

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