Archive forOctober, 2014

The resources that I have provided relate to Universal Design and Learning (UDL) for people with disabilities. I originally focused on students that have special needs and learning, though during my research, I encounter UDL and explored this further. You can find the evaluation on my WIKI site. I have more sites that but these […]

Educational Theory

October 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

Since my my degree in Business, I was taught about B.F. Skinner’s theory in behaviorism and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. I think for the most part Maslow’s theory really encompasses the whole picture of one’s self and based on physiological needs moving towards growth needs. I’m sure that other theories probably have similarities, but i […]

5.1—Cybersafety

October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

While I do teach computer courses that are software specific and to adult learners, I do take the time to inform the students about cyber safety. Many of the students do not know about the issues that exists out there. When I ask, “What is cyber safety? The biggest response I get is “anti-virus” or […]

Needs Analysis for Web 2.0 Program Implementation by Fabian and Jo Needs analysis to implement new Web2.0 software to support collaborative learning for Adult secondary students  that are enrolled in Adult Basic Education programs in the Prince George School District 91. Target Audience: Adult Dogwood Diploma Students Technology needed: social media tool/s for connecting and sharing […]

Web-Resource Criteria

October 16, 2014 | 5 Comments

  Criteria Definition Library and Archives Canada Accuracy/Verifiability of the content Reliability of the author(s) Can you cross-reference Is there a bibliography/reference list Can background information be verified Legal DepositoryGoverned by the Library and Archives of Canada Act Authority/Verifiability of site Is the authority a person, institution or organisation The site should be clear of […]

Connectivisms

October 14, 2014 | 5 Comments

I had to contemplate the articles this week and immerse myself in connectivism and the debate. At first, I thought the article by Keith Brennan made sense and was in agreement. I could not hold judgement until reading the rebuttal article. So when started to read Stephen Dowes rebuttal, I was being partially swayed at first. the […]

Mind Map

October 13, 2014 | Leave a Comment

I find mind mapping useful with students when do presentations. I have think of ideas that they would like to present on and then narrow it down or ideas they can talk about.

WEB 2.0

October 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Web 2.0 tools will and have definitely increased access to knowledge. But like any market (the Distributed Learning market) there will be a flood of tools all fighting for the sales. This is where the problems lies. I did a simple google search inputing “Web 2.0” and what you get is the meaning of Web2.0 […]

When looking for Best Practises for DL practitioners there was a common theme among most. I have provided two examples of Best Practises but I preferred to the term “Successful Practices” (Fiege, 2010), which the author, Karen Fiege, states,  “The term successful practice asserts that a certain method or way of doing things (i.e., practice) […]

Something of Intereset

October 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Now that I am in this program, my radar is focus in on software about online learning and design. The wonderful world of being tracked of what I look at or search on Google, the ads that come up now reflect that and here is one that pop up. I haven’t had a chance to […]

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