This infographic illustrates 4 stages in which technology integrates in learning in order to be transformative and disruptive. From directed (dependent on a teacher’s lead) to self-directed.
Today’ s post is a guest post from Kaeli Vandertulip, Assistant Professor of Library Science and Reference and Instruction Librarian. Kaeli can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org I started using zombies in library instruction four years ago. When I started teaching students about citation styles, I was lucky to have half the class awake at the [...]
“A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.” The graphic in this post provides some of the learning theories you should know as an educator: For full article go to: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/03/learning-theories-every-teacher-should.html
Burrhus Frederic Skinner (1904-90) is certainly one of the most prominent names in psychology, behaviorism, social philosophy and his work has significantly influenced education. By his own accounts, his interest in education came from a visit he made to his daughter’s 4th grade class. After listening to a mathematics lesson he was in disbelief that [...]
I just read an excellent and challenging article by Randy Bass in the Educause Review. “Disrupting Ourselves: The Problem of Learning in Higher Education” was first published in the March/April 2012 issue. Bass’ central claim is that we’ve entered “the post-course era.” This era has the potential to be extraordinarily disruptive because it says the [...]