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Posted on Feb 13, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Introducing a Brand New Educational Blog!

Introducing a Brand New Educational Blog!

Alex is a PhD student of systematic musicology. Her focus is on systematic musicology, linguistics and cognitive science and investigates music and language, trying to show how they are related with regard to conceptual metaphor and blending.

At the moment, the main focus is on image schemas and language acquisition, … Read More

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Posted on Dec 18, 2011 in Academic Assignments, Andragogy, Behaviorism, Blog, Cognitivism, Connectivism, Constructivism, Learning Strategies, Learning Styles, Learning Theories, Social Learning Theory | 0 comments

Integrating Technology into Instruction

Integrating Technology into Instruction

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

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Posted on Dec 18, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

I am back after a short break!

I am back after a short break!

After a short break I will now continue with the field of Instructional design. I will be looking at different models of instructional design but will focus mainly on the ADDIE methodology and take you through the five different domains. I will post the link to final project at the … Read More

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Posted on Dec 9, 2011 in Andragogy, Behaviorism, Blog, Cognitivism, Connectivism, Constructivism, In my Opinion!, Learning Styles, Learning Theories, Multiple Intelligences, Social Learning Theory | 0 comments

Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles

Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles

In a statement at the Asturias Award for Social Sciences ceremony, Gardner said:

“….I have always considered myself a social scientist, and I feel that much of the best work about human nature and human society draws on a range of social scientific disciplines”

 

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