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
A detailed overview of the Learning Theories:
Behaviorism | Constructivism | Social Learning Theory | Connectivism | Adult Learning
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
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
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
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”
The traditional understanding of intelligence … Read More
The theory of multiple intelligences was proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983… Read More
Connectivism sees learning as the process of creating connections and developing a network.
According to Siemens,
“considering technology and meaning-making as learning activities begins to move learning into the digital age”.
Inherent to this new viewpoint on learning is the idea that we can no longer personally experience … Read More