Conceptual Metaphor and Conceptual Blending as Central Processes for Music Perception
Various publications argue that music uses some of the mental software that is used by language as well. (Comp. Pinker 1989, Jackendoff/Lehrdahl 1983, Patel 2008, Fitch 2006, Patel/Peretz 1997)
Patel and Peretz (1997) state, that Music and Language … Read More Read More
My background being in the educational psychology field, I had of course come across theses theories before, but to see them in an instructional design context was quite an experience, to see how similar they seem, and yet each one of the theories have their own uniqueness in the actual … Read More Read More
Fitting the pieces together – Looking at the learning theories we have discussed in this course certainly gave me a broader picture on how they all fit into an educational context. When I started this course and reading my discussion post in week1, I would have definitely said I tend … Read More Read More
“The whole is more than the sum of its parts”. Aristotle
Principles of Connectivism
Learning and knowledge rest in diversity of opinions.
Learning is a process of connecting specialized nodes or information sources.
Learning may reside in non-human appliances.
Capacity to know more is more critical than what is … Read More Read More
Wiley Online Library
The topic on the brain and learning strategies is endless. There is so much data on the web that I really needed to filter for myself. I decided to explore the area of the experiential learning theory (ELT).
In regards to … Read More Read More
This topic is really interesting, seeing the learning theories in the context of information processing. I have never really consciously thought about these processes, breaking them down into different sections of where and what the brain is actually processing.
Regarding to Dr. Jeanne Ormrod’s video section, “the importance to instructional … Read More Read More