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  • There has been so much talk about blended learning. I found this most suitable video to explain. Enjoy!

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    The theory of multiple intelligences was proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983… Read More

  • An bold interpretation of educational paradigms.… Read More

  • Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.

    Retrieved from a lecture given by Iain McGilchrist as part of the  RSA’s free public events programme.

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  • Blended Learning – What is it really?
  • Howard Gardner of The Multiple Intelligence Theory
  • Changing Education Paradigms – RSA Animate
  • The Divided Brain – RSA Animate

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Introducing a Brand New Educational Blog!

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

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

Integrating Technology into Instruction

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

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

I am back after a short break!

Posted on Dec 18, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

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

Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles

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

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

Adult Learners and Connectivism

Posted on Dec 3, 2011 in Andragogy, Blog, Connectivism, Learning Theories | 2 comments

Connectivism sees learning as the process of creating connections and developing a network.

 

Tina’s Connectivism

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