Entries tagged with "pedagogy"

Constructivism

Constructivism

Thu, February 05, 2015; 13:22:00 pm

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 understanding, not being a passive recipient of... [read the full entry]

Connectivism

Connectivism

Thu, January 29, 2015; 17:23:00 pm

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 theory for the digital age which relies on building... [read the full entry]

Theoretical basis for online learning

Theoretical basis for online learning

Fri, December 05, 2014; 14:13:00 pm

This article is co-authored with Charl Fregona, University Blended Learning Coordinator and Principal Lecturer in E-learning. A starting point for research on a theoretical basis for online learning. You may also want to explore this accompanying... [read the full entry]

Communities of online practice

Communities of online practice

Fri, June 20, 2014; 14:23:00 pm

This article was written for the eMatrix by Jeremy Collins, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at London Metropolitan University. What is a community of practice? The concept of a ‘community of practice’ emerged from research... [read the full entry]

Supporting diverse learners

Supporting diverse learners

Fri, May 23, 2014; 9:42:00 am

This article was written for the eMatrix by Dr. Agata Sadza, Senior Lecturer in Applied Translation at London Metropolitan University. Diversity and Inclusion in an HE context One important characteristic of the HE student body in the UK... [read the full entry]

Facilitating online learning processes in a Virtual Learning Environment

Facilitating online learning processes in a Virtual Learning Environment

Thu, May 15, 2014; 12:57:00 pm

This article is co-authored with Charl Fregona, University Blended Learning Coordinator and Principal Lecturer in E-learning. What is facilitation?   To facilitate online learning processes is to create and manage an environment which... [read the full entry]

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