Going the extra mile

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This is number 26 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. The theory has a basic element of all teacher education for several decades.

Clark is not Keen

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I'm referring in particular to a keynote session on the final day of Educa, presented by Donald Clark (above) , who was articulate, humorous, and at times, deeply profound in his analysis of the process of learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Meta-learning: educational fungus

Learning Rocks

Work-place learning similarly was usually fairly direct: "here's a bunch of stuff you need to know. It appears that all learning these days needs to be presaged by a lengthy study of what it means to be a learner. This was something that was at the heart of the Certificate in Training Practice too - my first formal step in qualification as a workplace learning "professional". And now it seems it is a primary part of ANY learning opportunity.

Meta-learning: educational fungus

Learning Rocks

Work-place learning similarly was usually fairly direct: "here's a bunch of stuff you need to know. It appears that all learning these days needs to be presaged by a lengthy study of what it means to be a learner. This was something that was at the heart of the Certificate in Training Practice too - my first formal step in qualification as a workplace learning "professional". And now it seems it is a primary part of ANY learning opportunity.

The point of no return

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This is number 27 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. The previous post featured Abraham Maslow''s Hierarchy of Human Needs.

Video for assessment

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However, assessment of learning is not as important as assessment for learning. Formative forms of assessment are therefore more important in the process of learning. This can be quite a superficial exercise, especially if the student learns nothing from writing the assignment.

Beyond the Hype: Technology’s True Place in Learning

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Education psychologist Dr. Robert Mayer once said, “Learning is a relatively permanent change in a person’s knowledge or behavior due to experience.” If you learned, probably so. The media spin on how people learn fluctuates.

Words in mind

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This is number 34 in my learning theories series. Psychologists and cognitive scientists have offered a number of useful theories that aid our understanding of learning. Argyris Double Loop Learning 3. Bandura Social Learning Theory 4.

Our mutual friends

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This is number 28 in my series on learning theories. I''m gradually working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. Argyris Double Loop Learning 3. Bruner Scaffolding Theory 5.

Learning, making and powerful ideas

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This is number 31 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. Learning to code is more than simply ''making a computer do something''.

Ideas 76

Stage by stage

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This is number 33 in my series on learning theories. Psychologists and cognitive scientists have offered a number of useful theories that aid our understanding of learning. My last post explored the work of Allan Paivio and his theory of dual coding.

Design for life

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This is number 30 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. Argyris Double Loop Learning 3. Bandura Social Learning Theory 4.

In two minds

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This is number 32 in my series on learning theories. Psychologists and cognitive scientists have offered a number of useful theories that aid our understanding of learning. Any representational theory must accommodate this dual functionality.'' (p 53).

Shocking behaviour

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This is number 29 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. Argyris Double Loop Learning 3. Bandura Social Learning Theory 4.

Donald. Duck!

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Some loved his earthy, no-quarter given demolition of an host of established theories of learning. Maslow's hierarchy of needs is only popular, because triangles are easy to put into Powerpoint slides" he opined. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.