Great and small

E-Learning Provocateur

One pertinent example for L&D practitioners is pedagogy (formerly paedagogie ) which derives from the Hellenic words paidos for “child” and agogos for “leader” This etymology underscores our use of the word when we mean the teaching of children.

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


Finally, the skills are applied in other contexts of purpose, for without such opportunities to apply and transfer expertise, proficiency will only be partial. This series has discussed the way eight learning effects drawn from the principles of arts education can be used to enrich online pedagogy. It is worth concluding this discussion by addressing the principal difference underpinning current online pedagogy and arts education. Photo by Teddy Kelly / Unsplash.


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Presence Pedagogy: Needs Some More Dimensions

Kapp Notes

The other day, I discovered an interesting article, Presence Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in a 3D Virtual Immersive World , which describes an educational approach for conducting a learning event in a virtual immersive environment. As the abstract to the article indicates: Presence Pedagogy is a way of teaching and learning that is grounded in social constructivist theory.

Narrative pedagogy 3: Problem solving

Learning with 'e's

In this short series (on what I will call 'narrative pedagogy'*) I'm exploring some of the storytelling techniques that can be adapted for use in education. They have to draw on their expertise, prior knowledge and. In Gestalt theory , all humans are assumed to have an innate psychological need to complete the incomplete, to close the circle. Photo by Kabir Bakie on Wikimedia Commons *Yes, I know that the term 'narrative pedagogy' has been used before, but in other contexts.

Adult Learning Theory and Training Design

Obsidian Learning

As designers of learning for corporate environments, we often use the phrase “adult learning theory” to describe the principles that underlie our work. In this article, we’ll take a look at the assumptions of adult learning theory and explore ways in which to apply it to the design of corporate eLearning. The Principles of Adult Learning Theory. The “father” of adult learning theory was Malcolm Knowles (1913-1997).

E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™


Throughout this series on e-learning design , we have looked at some of the learning theories that help to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. This means that we are one of a number of national brands that claim expertise and excellence in designing and developing e-learning courses. So it’s important for us to distinguish our skills, expertise and service from other providers in the marketplace.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

I have never taken a class in pedagogy. I have never taken a course in adult learning theory. I had expertise. This is my expertise, even without the fancy letters after my name. Of course, I am expected to provide my ID perspective/expertise to the other team members but, I will never have to figure out how to create a graphic element or program an interaction. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with 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. My approach is to try understand where folks are coming from, and add the particular expertise that meets their needs. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn.

Connected learning

Learning with 'e's

There are many theories and constructs that can inform us of the nature and potential impact of connected learning. Jerome Bruner developed ZPD theory to include the concept of scaffolded learning. Scaffolding was a metaphorical representation of the many active ways in which teachers (or MKOs) focus their efforts and expertise to support of learners at the start of their learning, but gradually fade this support as learners become more independent and competent.

5 Advantages of Custom Elearning Development for In-House Learning Teams


The advances in technology, as well as teaching theory about how to best apply technology to increase learning effectiveness, have given way to numerous benefits for corporate training and employee education. Each step requiring a great deal of expertise, which may not make sense to hire in-house talent to develop. By outsourcing elearning development, your internal learning team is provided access to a breadth and depth of learning expertise on demand, at a much lower cost.

Best Practices for Effective Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

Pedagogy has since long been an overly debated subject. The phenomenon of digitalization has arguably gifted pedagogy its greatest strength, i.e., online learning. People study for many reasons.

17 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

My bookshelf. More than 6 months back, in the September of 2010, I wrote the post: 27 Books for L&D Folks. It's time for part 2 of the post. Since then, I have acquired a Kindle and, very recently, an iPad. Kindle has reshaped my reading dramatically--making it social and part of a larger whole, connecting me to a set of folks similarly impassioned. Reading moved from being solitary to social. I became a part of a worldwide reading club.

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


Multiple intelligences: Theory introduced by Howard Gardner defining eight types of intelligence: logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist intelligences. Instead of viewing intelligence as a general ability, the multiple intelligences theory asserts that different learners can excel in different areas. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners.

Elmore’s 4 learning modes


We all might have our theories about learning and our preferences for one way of learning over another. Alternatively, members of these networks acquire and transmit information according to their respective levels of knowledge and expertise.

The Coorpacademy course recipe: interview with Solène Rascle, educational engineer at Coorpacademy


Our unique pedagogy is based on several pillars. This is the principle of inverted pedagogy: the learner is involved from the beginning of the course and everyone can progress at their own pace! The “Making Better Decisions with Game Theory” course.

Franchise Custom Elearning Development


At Learnkit, we use our proven digital teaching framework ( Learncycle pedagogy ) to maximize learning in the shortest amount of time. In so doing, we are able to use our expertise in teaching theory and digital experience to identify the level of complexity and functionality of an elearning solution to deliver the best results for the business.

I store my knowledge with my friends

Learning with e's

I'm at Colchester Institute on Friday to present a workshop entitled: Communities, Spaces and Pedagogies for the Digital Age. I'm going to touch on a number of theories, not least Social Constructivism, but also Connectivism , a theory for the digital age. I have an excellent quote from Karen Stephenson on Connectivist theory: She says: "Since we cannot experience everything, other people’s experiences, and hence other people, become the surrogate for knowledge".

Skills That an ELearning Project Manager Should Possess

Designing Digitally

This article will highlight the key qualities an eLearning Project manager should possess so they can make this venture successful: Title: Complete Understanding of the Project Description: Professionals who are part of eLearning development have backgrounds in either pedagogy or technology. For instance, Instructional Designers have a deep understanding of theory in relation to educational psychology, educational technology, learning theories, and other related disciplines.

10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

These professional designed programs, grounded in learning theory and cognitive science, deliver the desired outcomes for their target audience. IDs are experts in: Adult learning theory. 2: See expertise in action. A recent survey of online education leaders found that programs supported by professional instructional design had more consistency in and adherence to online teaching pedagogy.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Cloud learning management systems also tend to require less in-house technical expertise to maintain and run. A theory developed by John Sweller that describes the strain working memory experiences when information is being processed. Involves applying a methodology based on cognitive psychology and instructional theory to create learning content. Pedagogy. In eLearning, pedagogy involves selecting the best methods to convey information to learners.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought


The researcher was also able to confirm the influence of emotions in the functioning of our thought systems, hence the importance of taking them into account in the possible development of cognitive control pedagogy in our schools (see The importance of emotions in learning ).

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

By tracking learners’ interactions with the LMS, instructors can pinpoint the most effective techniques to enhance their courses accordingly and identify the success of their pedagogies. You’ll also need some expertise in: Data management and warehousing.

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

Learning Visions

IDs have told me in the past that its not right to allow just anyone to design, build and sell training without the help of their expertise. 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?