Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! So let’s focus on getting instructional designers involved in designing games rather dismissing games saying they don’t teach.

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! So let’s focus on getting instructional designers involved in designing games rather dismissing games saying they don’t teach.

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Teaching artistry

Learning with e's

Passing colleagues were a little surprised to see me teaching in the art room, completely out of context. Normally I'm found teaching a session on educational theory or psychology, or information and communication technologies. I taught my first art lesson today.

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Games do teach

Clark Quinn

So it’s hard to want to quibble, but she put out what I think is a somewhat irresponsible post on games with the provocative title “ Why Games Don’t Teach “ So it’s only fair that I raise my objections, though the comments do a great job also of pointing out the problem. Overall, I think that it’s safe to say that: games can and do teach.

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5 Teaching Techniques That Increase The Worth Of Virtual Classrooms

G-Cube

The exposure to newer learning technologies has led to a gaping gap between the levels of teaching or instruction that a learner expects and what the instructor is able to impart. Traditional course of teaching in a classroom requires a board, for the teacher to demonstrate.

How to Teach Conflict Resolution Skills with Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

As an opening exercise, learners are walked through conflict scenario involving two coworkers, Adrian and Susan. The post How to Teach Conflict Resolution Skills with Customizable Courseware appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Conflict is a natural part of life.

Three Steps for Teaching Software

Kapp Notes

I teach adults who have a very low computer literacy level yet live in an environment where technology is required for learning (northern Arctic). Teaching procedural software calls for strategies other than the sink-or-swim. In terms of teaching where technology literacy is not high and you want to convey knowledge, I might use the following methods. Teach to a Task. Often with teaching technology or a software, we teach by menus instead of tasks.

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Using Blended Learning Approaches in Teaching Leadership Skills

Mindflash

Using a blended learning approach to teaching leadership skills can yield higher learning outcomes and produce more effective leaders. Exercising and Practicing Emotional Intelligence. Uncategorized blended learning e-learning employee training Human Resources Online Training teaching

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What Agile/Scrum Can Teach Learning

CLO Magazine

The deployment of the knowhow is an interesting case study in learning vs teaching. The feedback becomes a kind of disciplined and digestible learning exercise that allows for rapid mid-course correction during the project rather than after the total project is complete.

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Two Tools for Assessing and Teaching Emotional Intelligence

Training Industry

There are many ways to teach emotional intelligence, yet few people practice it well after class is over. Commit to an action that will get your need met in a different way The more you practice this exercise, the more emotionally intelligent you will be, naturally and spontaneously.

The learnification of education

E-Learning Provocateur

Angela pointed me to the journal article Giving Teaching Back to Education: Responding to the Disappearance of the Teacher by Gert Biesta. Yet it is in relation to these dimensions, so I wish to suggest, that teaching matters and that teachers should teach and should be allowed to teach.

You want to teach leaders about Strategy: Have them Play Civilization V

Kapp Notes

Manage complex relationships; and• Exercise leadership, team building, negotiation, and collaboration; Keep citizens happy; Balance ambition with compassion.

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7 powerful teaching strategies for engaged corporate learners

eFront

Well, there are several simple, but powerful teaching strategies you can implement in your course design that will keep the corporate learners fully engaged. Having said that, you may also want to bring out your learners’ competitive side and use gamification as a teaching strategy.

What the Demise of Draw Something Should Teach Trainers

Mindflash

How this relates to training : Repetitious content or exercises are sometimes used to build proficiency, but we should do so with caution. Related : What the Draw Something App Can Teach Training Designers.

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Teaching Higher Order Skills in a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

For teaching higher order skills it is always good idea because it requires the learner to apply multiple levels of thought to a situation. Here are two exercises that provide some opportunities to apply higher order skills. This exercise requires many higher order thinking skills.

Teaching with cellphones impacts learning?

E-Learning Acupuncture

I left off in the last post with the intention of testing if the use of cellphones in teaching contributed positively towards student learning.

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Tips for Teaching Software to Others

Kapp Notes

During the course, I gave some suggestions for effective learning sessions, first teach three things How to exit out of the software entirely. Not enough time is dedicated in software training to teaching the learner how to find help and information on his or her own. I suggest in every software training class you spend an hour teaching the Help system.

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Undoing Hollywood (How I Learned to Love Teaching High School Media)

Visual Lounge

I was teaching media production at a local college and working for two major cable networks. A friend had turned down a job teaching audio and video production at a public high school and had given my name as a candidate. Teach high school?

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How eLearning is fueling innovative teaching ideas

Aptara

How eLearning is fueling innovative teaching ideas. In addition to using eLearning materials to supplement and enhance their classroom lectures, educators are developing creative new teaching methods to better engage students.

How to Teach Very Complex Ideas with Story-Based eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Memorization branching exercises should not be confused with story-based scenarios which are specifically driven by motivational events to help learners discover learning experiences. used Gina's case to teach learners the concepts of PA's Dimension model.

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Implementing out-of-the-box teaching mechanism for online tutors

emPower BPO

I have already discussed about innovative teaching techniques for tutors for math education. With so many new technology advancements coming up the old teaching habits can never work for a very long time. This is not possible with the current teaching mechanism.

Teach what you know

Clive on Learning

I've been browsing through a book called Teach what you know by Steve Trautman (Prentice Hall, 2007). He understands the problems of transfer and knows how to overcome this, using worked examples and practical exercises. It is subtitled 'A practical leader's guide to knowledge transfer using peer mentoring.' I must admit peer mentoring sounded like something fun and new, which is why I bought it.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider the boy in San Francisco whose maths teacher simply doesn’t teach very well. Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

I appreciate that sometimes it is more efficient for someone who knows more than you to teach you something. In cases where the content is more complex and follow-up is necessary, why not combine the video with formative exercises? I’m sure you know the feeling.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider the boy in San Francisco whose maths teacher simply doesn’t teach very well. Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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How to Transform a PDF into an eLearning Course

360 Training

Pro tip: Take advantage of the different built-in features of your authoring tool and enrich learner’s experience by adding interactive exercises or examples and quizzes in your courses. Have you ever created comprehensive training that was well received by the target audience?

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eLearning Rockstars Stage – Using Games to Make Your Training More Effective

The Game Agency

Can a game teach and reinforce those skills? The exercise was an example in utilizing listening skills, memorization, recall, and fun. by Stephanie Ivec.

From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching Science with Immersion and Excursion

E-Learning Acupuncture

However, after some time she finally got tired of his pleading and made him an offer he couldn’t refuse: she would play WoW with him for the summer when she wasn’t teaching. In fact, the entire experience of playing the game is a very large exercise in learning. in your teaching?

Role of Nursing Second Semester

ProProfs

Match the following to the following statement: Constipation related to bedrest and lack of exercise, AEB decreased frequency of bowel movements, headache, abdominal cramping and passing flatus. related to bedrest and lack of exercise. Teaching. Teaching. id="" value="" disabled="disabled" />--> Teaching interventions planned. id="" value="" disabled="disabled" />--> Teaching interventions implemented. Add training/teaching material.

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Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

Continu

One the other hand, online training can leave employees feeling disconnected from a group exercise or left with unanswered questions. A way around this is to introduce blog writing as a blended learning training exercise. The worst part about training is you teach your employees new skills and then they soon forget these skills once they return to their desks. In order to begin, you first want to teach employees key skills in whatever format you want.

5 of the best

Learning with e's

Assessment of (and particularly for ) learning seems to be a recurring theme that exercises the minds of teachers around the globe. assessment blogging education learning pedagogy teaching Technology

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

I appreciate that sometimes it is more efficient for someone who knows more than you to teach you something. In cases where the content is more complex and follow-up is necessary, why not combine the video with formative exercises? I’m sure you know the feeling.

What I miss and what I don't

Learning with e's

On the one hand, now I'm no longer teaching in higher education, I feel as though I'm missing out on something that has been a part of my life for the past two decades. So, there are many things I won't miss about teaching at university.

Teacher Voices: Hannah Shelton

Learning with e's

She now teaches Year 3 in a one form entry school in inner city Bristol, England. Moreover, someone who is creative in their approaches and ideas but is always looking to reflect upon what they are doing to improve the impact of their teaching.

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Never mind the quality

Learning with e's

Children need to be given licence to ask questions, no matter how ridiculous or bizarre they are, to explore outrageous possibilities, to exercise their imagination and to create something they can be proud of. Often we forget that teaching today is about the children, not the teachers.

9 Terms That Create the Language of Modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

Words matter -- especially when trying to communicate new ideas and teach new concepts. Their goal is to integrate content, exercises, and assessment, into a seamless curriculum, regardless of what delivery technologies or instructional pedagogies are used. The time has finally come to take the ‘e’ out of eLearning. Pause for applause.). Terms like microlearning, virtual classrooms, and mobile learning no longer resonate with our learners.

How To Develop Content That Engages, Leads & Inspires?

G-Cube

Fill in the blank or True/False exercises are great as they kindle memory in learners. These exercises are great for self-assessment as well as learners can be given feedback right away and they know where they stand.

In ‘Flipped’ Classroom, the Emphasis Must Be on Support, Not Video

Mindflash

By focusing that valuable face-to-face classroom time on exercises that put the lessons learned during lectures into actual practice (doing the homework at school), instructors are supporting the part of the learning process (the “doing”) that students really retain.

I store my knowledge with my friends

Learning with e's

It's for a Learning and Teaching development day the Institute is holding where they will explore the theme of Transformational Learning and Teaching. Distributed cognition is a multiplier - as some of the exercises I will facilitate will demonstrate.

How to Find, and Embrace, Your Company’s Hidden Experts

Mindflash

Every company has hidden “experts” who, with some effort, can help support the organization by teaching what they know best — by sharing their expertise with the entire organization. This helps us identify their unique abilities, as well as what they want to learn, and what, if anything, they could help teach. “ It is a healthy exercise to first start with a review of the unique abilities in the employee base before sourcing experts from outside the organization.