The Art of Reflection: How to Become a More Thoughtful Educator

Your Training Edge

Keeping track of lessons. Putting your pedagogy under careful scrutiny using reflective teaching tools, you will need to understand what your core strength areas are. First of all, you will need to set up a plan for yourself that helps in evaluating your pedagogy.

How to Help Struggling Adult Learners


If you see that a learner is struggling, intervening sooner than later may be the key to getting that student back on the right track for success.

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


This will help keep learners on track and point out areas they need to review, so they won’t feel adrift or get blindsided by a poor outcome. During Word War II, educational psychologist Robert Gagné’s evaluated the aptitude of Air Force pilots.

SimWord of the Day: Tracking Quests

The Learning Circuits

Pedagogy in educational simulations is that layer on top that makes things easier to understand. One truism of edSims is that the same pedagogy that helps in doing the simulation also helps people understand real life.

Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course


Or, if you’re a teacher with a great ILT track record or an expertise in a popular subject, your institution may ask you to adapt your lessons for digital students.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

This is where an association stores data on their members and prospective members for tracking memberships, managing newsletter subscriptions, offering special gifts, sending invitations to events and workshops, and promoting discounts on products and services.

Generation next

Learning with e's

It's safe to claim that much of higher education is firmly rooted in the past , reflecting colonial history, traditional values and 20th (or even 19th) Century pedagogies. Some professions have a better track record than others.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

In this sense, the pedagogy is constructivist. In this sense, the pedagogy is connectivist. But that’s not to say that the pedagogy of an ILE can’t be instructivist either. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me.

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Use your learning powers

Learning with e's

Oh, and our vintage Bigtrak roamers also made an appearance out on a race track in the playground. Bigtrak Bluebot Carbeile Junior School education learning Lego Mindstorms Makey Makey pedagogy robot Scratch Technology

The power of love

Learning with e's

The educational theorist and psychoanalyst Carl Rogers once referred to '' unconditional positive regard '' which is an acceptance of any student, regardless of their previous misdemeanors or track record. In my two most recent posts I considered the role love plays in education.

One of the best

Learning with e's

These are questionable criticisms of a school that has enjoyed an exemplary track record for decades. Autistic spectrum disorder education inspection learning ofsted pedagogy schoolOnce in a while, someone comes into your life, profoundly influences it, and then is gone.

Testing times

Learning with e's

I wrote some time ago about some of the alternative ways we can track pupil progress without testing. assessment education learning pedagogy SATs schools teachers testing

The meta-program

Clark Quinn

So, using an application -based pedagogy , there are a series of activities that require application, but they vary in type: research, design, problem-solve, interact, and in output. Curriculum and the pedagogy can be refined, and in fact are interleaved.

A solid education platform

Clark Quinn

However, nowhere was there the option of ‘a deeper pedagogy’ And that’s a problem. And, again, the big gap is talking about the pedagogy to begin with. In the past couple of days, I’ve come across two different initiatives to improve education.

How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience


Study can be tracked and then tested to evaluate retention rate and understanding. It has always been in pedagogy since mass education allowed instructors to collect learners’ data and use it to refine training strategies. Whitepaper on Analytics in Learning.

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem


The internet made things highly trackable and marketing automation & tracking tools such as Pardot, InfusionSoft and HubSpot exploded on to the market providing the C-Suite with the ability to measure performance at a very granular level, establishing a ROI for spend.

Further (slow) thoughts on learning #change11

Clark Quinn

And a final one is about the overall pedagogy. And that pedagogy will very much be our choice. They’re discussing work topics in LinkedIn groups, and using Twitter to both track new things and to get questions answered.

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

These tools aid learners to review or learn main concepts, stay well organized, show their progress, submit tasks and assignments, track their achievement and interact.

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How to Incorporate Self-Directed Learning in Your Online Course


Overbearing pedagogy is a recurring problem for many adult learners. Show them the outcomes and help them track their progress. Self-direction is one of the key attributes of an adult learner. How can you encourage it in your online course? As children, we’re usually taught in a way that emphasizes a “follow the teacher” mentality. The instructor lays out the lesson, delivers a lecture, sets homework, and marks grades.

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The Courageous Learning Rebel

Learning Rebels

Oh sure, college teaches you about such things as; cognitive load, pedagogy/andragogy, neuropsychology, and adult learning principles and that’s all well and good. Displaying courage takes guts. Bear with me. I know that sounds redundant but think about it.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

There are big problems with tracking and verifying a learners’ CE balance. Just as importantly, ledgers transparently track the movement of credits from party to party – in our case, from CE provider to certificant to certifying board.

Saffron shortlisted for Social & Collaborative Learning Award

Spicy Learning

It’s based on a straight-talking pedagogy that sees a learning experience honestly: as much a group of people as it is a collection of content.”. We have a proud track-record of innovation in learning technologies, with products like i-Cast and i-Capture. Judges at the Learning & Performance Institute have shortlisted Saffron Share, an open source Learning Experience Network, for the 2014 Learning Awards.

Research Article: Success factors for serious games to enhance learning: a systematic review

Kapp Notes

Addressing this gap is a necessity for the success of serious games and may even alleviate long-standing debates about pedagogy over enjoyment, how much realism is enough or whether artificial intelligence is worth the cost.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

These tools aid learners to review or learn main concepts, stay well organized, show their progress, submit tasks and assignments, track their achievement and interact.

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What is Learning Management System (LMS)?


The LMS can thus track or monitor the progress of all employees, and managers (with admin rights) can see how far the employees have mastered the learning material, and that who all have qualified for or failed the certification test. Reading Time: 6 minutes Scientia potentia est!

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New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Pedagogy is more important than technology. Aside from the time savings, the cost savings , and the boost in learner engagement, one of the biggest areas where massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide benefit is education research.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content


Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy. Reading Time: 4 minutes What is M icrolearning ?

Ushering in the era of Continuous Learning


Reading Time: 3 minutes There has been a lot of research and start-up activity on transforming classroom pedagogy in schools and universities.

The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

While this mobile app is only a first try that lacks the the richness that comes from assessment and tracking, it is nothing to sneeze at. While some raise questions about the quality of the pedagogy that drives Khan’s programs, I like the increased access to STEM education and that the effort is catalyst for conversations about quality in technology-based learning. A faint pulse today.

Tes – An Ecosystem For Teacher Training

HT2 Labs

The initial Tes courses team searched the entire education technology marketplace for a tool that embodied the pedagogy Tes believes in. Tes is the biggest teaching community in the world supporting, inspiring and connecting eight million education professionals worldwide.

A day in the life: The quantified self

Learning with e's

The Horizon report describes it as ''the phenomenon of consumers being able to closely track their daily activities through the use of technology. Much has been written recently about personalised learning.

#DevLearn 14 Reflections

Clark Quinn

I also note that most of the known speakers are those folks I respect that continue to think ahead and bring new perspectives, even if in a track representing their work. I also talked about trying to change the pedagogy of elearning in the Wadhwani Foundation , the approach we’re taking and the challenges we face. This past week I was at the always great DevLearn conference, the biggest and arguably best yet.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


A cloud-based LMS is a web-based platform that helps companies to deliver, track, and report on eLearning. The main difference between a cloud LMS and other solutions is that learning content, tracking and reporting data is stored in the cloud. Pedagogy.

Yes, you do have to change

Clark Quinn

And we’ve known it for decades (just because MOOCs are new doesn’t mean their pedagogies are): clear models, annotated examples, and most importantly deep and meaningful practice focused on significant skill shifts (let alone addressing the emotional side of the equation). Tools that make turning Powerpoint presentations into page-turning content aren’t going to fix this, nor are tools that provide prettified drill-and-kill, nor ones that let you host and track courses.

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