Constructivism

Constructivism

Thu, February 05, 2015

Constructivism is a learning theory that involves creating meaning from experiences and from reflections on those experiences. It is based on the learner being active in constructing their own...[read the full entry]

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Connectivism

Connectivism

Thu, January 29, 2015

Connectivism is a term coined by George Siemens and a theory which has been developed by both Siemens and Stephen Downes. Reaction has been controversial; some believe it is a new  learning...[read the full entry]

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Planning for collaboration

Planning for collaboration

Fri, January 23, 2015

This article is co-authored with Charl Fregona, University Blended Learning Coordinator and Principal Lecturer in E-learning. There are many exciting ways to involve collaborative tasks into your...[read the full entry]

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Synchronous and Asynchronous Support for Online Learners

Synchronous and Asynchronous Support for Online Learners

Thu, January 15, 2015

This article was written for the eMatrix by William Armour, Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences at London Metropolitan University. Advances in technology have enabled education to be delivered online to...[read the full entry]

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Getting students online and keeping them engaged using synchronous and asynchronous online learning

Getting students online and keeping them engaged using synchronous and asynchronous online learning

Thu, January 15, 2015

This article was written by Max Zanotti, Senior Lecturer in Interpreting at London Metropolitan University. Teaching online, whether in a blended learning or a distance learning context, requires us...[read the full entry]

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Methods of evaluating learner performance online

Methods of evaluating learner performance online

Thu, January 15, 2015

This article was written by Sheelagh Heugh for the eMatrix as part of the Facilitating Online Learning and Collaboration module at London Metropolitan University. Learning is invisible – as we...[read the full entry]

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Conducting Applied Research

Conducting Applied Research

Thu, January 15, 2015

This article was written for the eMatrix by Dr Lukasz Kaczmarek, Senior Lecturer in Applied Translation at London Metropolitan University. Aims of research and its definition: Scholars undertake...[read the full entry]

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