Theories for the digital age: Self regulated learning

Learning with 'e's

In many ways, heutagogy is aligned to other digital age theories, in that it places an importance on ‘learning to learn’, and the sharing rather than hoarding of that knowledge. This is an excerpt from a forthcoming publication entitled: Personal Technologies in Education: Issues, Theories and Debates] References Beishuizen, J. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 17 (3), 183-193. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 17 (3), 195-205.

Adult learning shminciples

E-Learning Provocateur

The theory. Since the 1960s, he articulated a distinction between pedagogy (the teaching of children) and andragogy (the teaching of adults). In many ways, Knowles’ description of pedagogy approximates instructivism, while his description of andragogy approximates constructivism. Laurie Blondy does a useful (if somewhat repetitive) job of reviewing Knowles’ 5 assumptions in the Journal of Interactive Online Learning.


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Making Connections: Trends in Social Learning

Obsidian Learning

Building on the concept of communities of practice , Etienne Wenger (2009) has proposed a social theory of learning. The focus of this theory is “learning as social participation,” in which learners actively participate in the practices of social communities and construct personal identities in relation to these communities. As instructional designers, we’re aware of various theories about how and why people learn. Connectivism: A learning theory for the digital age.

Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with 'e's

I haven't given up on peer reviewed publishing, but I have turned away from closed journals and publications toward openness and accessibility. 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. 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'.

Inspire to learn

Learning with 'e's

What theories could be used to explain these phenomena, and how can social/psychological models better our understanding of how people learn when their communication, relationships and learning are mediated through technology? I plan to explore several of the older social science theories, and compare and contrast these with some of the newer, emerging theories to determine what they offer. How many people read an article in a closed journal?

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

The traditional learning theories of Dick & Carey, Blooms Taxonomy and the ADDIE model fit into mobile eLearning. Design of mobile pedagogy requires guidelines for a thorough audience analysis, and knowledge of the device delivery and its shortcomings. Ron Yaros, assistant professor of new media and mobile journalism at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism , has been testing Mobile in his classroom. Guest post by Marie S.

Teacher beliefs

Learning with 'e's

Teacher beliefs about pedagogy are central to the successful integration of new technologies into schools. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology , 22, 453-474. 1992) Accessibility and stability of predictors in the theory of planned behaviour. Journal of Personality and Social Behaviour , 63 (5), 754-765. How can we promote successful change in education? Schools are notoriously conservative institutions, so it is often difficult to introduce new ideas.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010. Nuts and Bolts: Brain Bandwidth - Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , August 2, 2010. Creating Dynamic Presentations with Prezi - WISE Pedagogy , May 24, 2010. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010. Pedagogy? Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010.

3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment


Pedagogy and andragogy research indicate a higher order of thinking induced in the learner when they are encouraged to maintain certain reflective practices. How does it relate to any formal theories that you know? Maintaining a journal of reflective practice is a great way to improve professionally. Reflective practice has still not received the prestigious position it deserves in an eLearning environment.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with 'e's

He is one of the pioneers of online and distance learning, and currently serves as the editor of the influential online open access journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning ( IRRODL ). He had done a fairly extensive study that extracted the 15 major research themes from the major international, peer reviewed journals in distance education. Second,to follow from Marshall McLuhan the Medium is the Pedagogy (first coined by Cousin (2005).

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 23-29, 2010 International Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Computer Science , 36 th , Hotel Bed?ichov, link] February 15-18, 2010 Mediterranean Conference for Academic Disciplines , sponsored by the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, University of Malta, Gozo, Malta. link] May 17-21, 2010 International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications , 5 th , Angers, France.

Can microlearning save eLearning?

Ed App

Eventually, educational theory and what was happening in classrooms caught up to the demands of a changing society and workplace. Pedagogy of the Oppressed , New York: Continuum; John Dewey (1916).

Metalearning and Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

It is often used in Learning Style theory. While Learning Styles has been written and blogged about a lot lately, normally in response to two papers, Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence and Learning Styles and Pedagogy in Post-16 Learning , I believe it is going in the wrong direction. British Journal of Educational Psychology , 55, 185-212. A Theory-Based Meta-Analysis of Research on Instruction.

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. Journals. Take this entire guide with you!

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Online Pedagogy Delicious Tags Now Available - WISE Pedagogy , April 22, 2009. Moodle Journal , November 26, 2009. Transfer of Learning - Theories and Implications - Designed for Learning , October 31, 2009. Pedagogy? It’s always fun at this time of the year to look back at what’s happened in the world of eLearning. And I’m having a good time on this post as I’m seeing some really great stuff that I hadn’t seen before.

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Moodle Journal , November 26, 2009. Avoid “Death by PowerPoint” with the Pecha Kucha Method - WISE Pedagogy , November 2, 2009. Transfer of Learning - Theories and Implications - Designed for Learning , October 31, 2009. Pedagogy? Best of eLearning Learning. November 2009. Upcoming Online eLearning Events. Online Learning Technologies–Past, Present, and Future. Wednesday, December 02, 2009. Implementing Social Media: Beyond The Hype. Wednesday, December 02, 2009.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer January 26-31, 2013 International Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Computer Science , 39 th , Špindler?v link] February 2-3, 2013 International Conference on Educational and Information Technology (ICEIT), 2 nd , organized by the International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) and the International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET), Hong Kong, China. Clayton R.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

What is the theory that underpins our moocs? version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC , which isan instantiation of that process. X-based learning: sorting out pedagogies and design CLARK QUINN | THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] January 22-28, 2011 International Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Computer Science , 37 th , Novy Smokovec, Slovakia. link] February 3-4, 2011 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. link] March 5-7, 2011 International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP 2011), Algarve, Portugal. link] April 6-8, 2011 Making the Connection: Praxis and Theory in Education Abroad.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Indeed, Cheskin’s Davis Masten and Tim Plowman characterized digital ethnography as the next wave in understanding the consumer experience in a Design Management Journal article as early as 2003. Video: Online Student Experience - WISE Pedagogy , February 9, 2010 The following video by YouTube user mokmcdaniel shows what an online student’s experience would look like if his instructor’s lack of instruction had occurred in a face-to-face classroom. Pedagogy? Pedagogy?

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] January 21-27, 2012 International Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Computer Science , 38 th , Špindler?v link] February 8-10, 2012 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy , 4 th annual, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. link] February 19-23, 2012 Academic Conference, sponsored by the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Gozo, Malta. Clayton R.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Reddit and community journalism - David Weinberger , August 13, 2011. Alternate Pedagogies and Experiences - Clark Quinn , May 18, 2011.

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Maslow, technology and learning

Learning with 'e's

How much more could we say about the uses of technology when we place them up against a pre-digital age theory such as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs model? I followed this up with Lev Vygotsky, Jean Piaget and how learning from YouTube draws on constructivist theories, and then Wikipedia - a Marxist perspective. Maslow's Hierarchy is a very well know theory, and has featured in numerous slides, journals, books and blogs in the past. I love a good mash-up.

eLearning Conferences 2012


link] January 21-27, 2012 International Conferenceon Current Trends in Theory and Practiceof Computer Science , 38 th , Špindler?v link] February8-10, 2012 Conference on HigherEducation Pedagogy , 4 th annual, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg,Virginia, USA. link] February19-23, 2012 Academic Conference,sponsored by the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Gozo, Malta. Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R.