Tag Archives: Methods and Theories

The conversation prism: Visual way of representing the networking realm

Sometimes, once you have worked through your design stages (and this could be for a whole programme or for an activity), you may then be left wondering what tool would be suit your needs, given the approaches and interactions you … Continue reading

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Truly integrated learning???

Image via WikipediaWe have all heard the discussions around integrated, cross-curricular approaches and project based learning. So what does truly integrated learning look like? This video caught my attention because the school really does seem to have integrated the learning … Continue reading

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Formative Roadmap: The eLearning Capability Framework

Image by hazelowendmc via Flickr Ross Alexander, who has had a wide range of roles in education over the years including teacher and deputy principal, has wide experience of ICT enhanced learning and teaching. On 12th July 2011 Ross facilitated … Continue reading

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Social learning – what is it and how does it relate to schools? (Karen Melhuish)

Image by hazelowendmc via Flickr This was a Hot Seat session facilitated by Karen Melhuish, and entitled “Social learning – what is it and how does it relate to schools?” Karen opened with a quick overview of her extremely busy … Continue reading

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The Life Practice Model: a real life example

Image by Getty Images via @daylifeFor authentic student voice you can’t get much better! In this video Colby takes us through his four years of his time at school, and describes what and how he has learned, and with whom. … Continue reading

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What is ‘real Learning’?

Image via WikipediaIn this keynote presentation from ULearn 2011 Lane Clark begins by challenging the audience with a possible vision of the youth of the near future.From this point she moves on to exploring the relationship and differences between knowing … Continue reading

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A discussion about the impact of the study of metacognition on classroom practice

Image via WikipediaIf you are looking for a paper that covers metacognition and how it affects learning outcomes, then it is worth reading Nayana Karia Metacognition and Classroom Practice: A discussion about the impact of the study of metacognition on … Continue reading

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What can you do? A snapshot of a programme designed in Moodle

Image via WikipediaThis is a Youtube commentary designed for students in a programme of learning. It clearly illustrates very clearly some of the main areas that could be included in such a programme. It also includes activities related to Blooms … Continue reading

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An uneasy dichotomy? How are ePortfolios being used in education?

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrTrent Batson, executive director of The Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL), provides an initial summary on the current status of global portfolios in his article: “Review of Portfolios in Higher Education: A Flowering … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning: Explained

Image via WikipediaThe description on the site reads: “This simple video makes the essential elements of PBL come alive and brings to light the 21st Century skills and competencies (collaboration, communication, critical thinking) that will enable K-12 students to be … Continue reading

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