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Week 12 Reflection

December 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

Since enrolling in the Graduate Certificate for Online Learning and teaching, I expected on thing and found another. Which is usually the case for me and it is not a bad thing. Since my degree in business and having no theory of from education it has been a learning curve. I have read and reread […]

I travel to remote communities in Northern BC to teach and I just got back. This time around was really a good reflection while doing these courses in EDDL because I really need to find how to bridge the gap of limited to no internet. Some places I travel too have internet but the whole […]

Assessment and Evaluation

November 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

A simplified approach to the difference of assessment and evaluation within the context of formative and summative. Formative assessments tend to be checking the progress or monitoring of the student(s) through, but not limited to, a course, unit, or learning objective . While summative assessment serves an end result of the learning process set forth […]

 “Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression” Dr. Haim Ginott My learning theory is based on the student/person and that we come with a set of influences from our environment. I have incorporated Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory, which explains how a persons development is made up of the four systems. […]

1. WHAT WERE THE MOST INTERESTING OR IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS FOR THINKING ABOUT LEARNING THEORY IN DISTRIBUTED OR ONLINE TEACHING ENVIRONMENTS? “Rather than tossing out old theories, instructional designers need to incorporate those elements that remain relevant and restructure them…”Marie Sontag (2009). This statement alone summed up what I was thinking while reading the other articles […]

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 […]

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 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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