Tag Archives: Methods and Theories

Framing mobile learning from the perspective of learners’ experiences

Mobile learning has been around as a concept for quite a while, as something that involves “any sort of learning that happens when the learner is not at a fixed, predetermined location, or learning that happens when the learner takes advantage … Continue reading

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Human architecture of the brain and cognitive load theory – so what?

Another person who I have watched (on video) is Lane Clark, (and talked about her work for e.g. What is real learning?) so I am really looking forward to her session. Interesting that Lane had music playing, toys on the … Continue reading

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30 Surprising (possibly controversial) research findings about how young people learn

In November, just before the Christmas madness, Tess Pajaron dropped me an email to share an article that focuses on how people learn based on a range of research. The writer explores 30 approaches, each of them drawn from current research … Continue reading

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Mobile learning in the classroom…sound odd to you?

The iPad on a table in the Apple case (Photo credit: Wikipedia)I have just finished reading a post (and comments) that was recommended by Greg Carroll, and found it a thought-provoking read: Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old … Continue reading

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The eLearning Planning Framework in action

Karen Melhuish kicked off the session by introducing some discussion and thinking about eLearning and what the various terminology might mean. “eLearning is learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs”, and eMaturity … Continue reading

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Transformative learning in times of crisis: Possible or not?

Image via Wikipedia First, a thought for those in Christchurch as it has been a year since the February 22nd earth quake. A friend said “This week for us will be dominated by the 22nd – as we look back over … Continue reading

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Scholarship, leadership and technology: A case study of embedding evidence-based practice

Image via Wikipedia Linda Creanor opended by highlighting some of the issues that they are facing in Scotland. They have been inspired by examples from around the world and taken them back to their own context where they have been … Continue reading

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Is it working? CAN we move from ‘I think we know’ in education?

Image via WikipediaConor Bolton recently posted to another community of which I am a member, where he was reflecting on what he has been trialling with his students this year, and what he has observed to date. He concludes “In … Continue reading

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Inquiry Learning: getting kids out of the box (Jill Hammonds)

Image by istlibrary via FlickrIf you are interested in inquiry learning, and finding out strategies for trying the approach with students…or maybe you are already using inquiry learning but would like to find out more – then this session by … Continue reading

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Know where you are going? eLearning roadmap

There are a number of eLearning frameworks and roadmaps gaining in use and popularity. This one from The National Centre for Technology in Education (@ncteireland) offers a good example, although it is contextualised to the UK.

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