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This blog post relates to my study of CCK11. Over the past couple of years, and more feverishly in the past month, I have been banging on about learning theories and the importance of context. This afternoon, I watched a you tube video (below) by Ian Robertson titled "An Introduction to Learning Theories". While it... Continue Reading →
This post relates to my study of CCK11. I found an article I wrote two years ago regarding improving university teaching, learning theories and instructional (curriculum) design while studying instructional design through UManitoba. I thought it was relevant to my current study of CCK11, and so am reposting so that it would be included in... Continue Reading →
This blog post relates to my study of CCK11 and the study of learning theory. One of the week 1 readings is a document titled "What is Connectivism?" George Siemens uses Ertmer's and Newby's "five definitive questions to distinguish learning theory" framework to produce a table comparing and contrasting Connectivism with 4 other prominent learning... Continue Reading →
As part of my studies in Instructional Design with the University of Manitoba, I have been asked to reflect on George Siemen's blog article entitled Socialization as information objects and comment on the views of the model discussed. This is part 2 of my reflections. After reading George's articles, I can see how his learner-centred... Continue Reading →
(Update: This post I wrote two years ago when studying instructional (curriculum) design. It seems quite relevant to my current study of CCK11, so I thought I would add this reference so that it may be included in the 2011 MOOC offering.) I read this article by David Jones some time ago, and have been... Continue Reading →
As part of my Certificate in Emerging Technologies for Learning, I am studying 4 popular learning theories. The first theory I am discovering is behaviourism. I have read an article by Melissa Standridge hosted on the Department of Eduational Psychology and Instructional Technology wiki, from the University of Georgia. The article begins with a definition... Continue Reading →