Reflection: Learning Theories and Instruction

Learning is a process of acquiring knowledge and skills through environments we inhabit and connections we create (Smith, 1999). As this course is concluding, I am able to reflect back to how much knowledge I have gained about learning theories, learning styles, education technology and motivation. Everyone processes information differently, therefore they learn it differentlyContinue reading “Reflection: Learning Theories and Instruction”

Fitting the Pieces Together

Looking back to my Week 1 discussion, I still do believe that my learning styles relate to the Socrates method with continuously challenging the information being taught and the Dewey theory of using my previous experience to interpret the information (Timeline of the History of Learning). I would say that I also have a mixContinue reading “Fitting the Pieces Together”

Connectivism in today’s world

When I first purchased my home, I was clueless about the mortgage rates, what escrow meant, what the closing disclosure entailed and so many other things about the mortgage. Why the school systems didn’t implemented learning about how to become a homeowner is beyond my knowledge. To get a better understanding of the process, IContinue reading “Connectivism in today’s world”

Networking in the Instructional Design Field

Blogging has opened the opportunities for educators to improve the curriculums as it is a two way street of communication for peers to elaborate on their thinking (Ferriter, 2009). In the blog “Cognitive Load Theory: Instructional Design to support all online learners,” Groshell shared a simplified version of the theory using icons to make itContinue reading “Networking in the Instructional Design Field”

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