Tag: Literature

Pedagogy & Learning Theories in Staff Training

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Education is no longer a process situated in formal settings of educational institutions. Rapidly developing, highly specialised knowledge requires from us to become lifelong learners. Adult learners have unique characteristics.
Adults learn best in informal, comfortable, flexible, non-threatening settings.

Using online technology to facilitate staff training.

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Using online technology to facilitate staff training was one of the first articles on my literature list for the MSc in applied Learning Research Project. I was hoping that this short article would be a good starting point giving an overview of adopting technology in the area of staff training.…

Future of Education – Some Possibilities Discussed

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Analysing the trends, challenges and developments discussed over the last few years in the NMC Horizon Reports, it becomes apparent that some of them are more mainstream and are considered to be of more influence than others. Blended Learning Approaches and Focus on Measuring Learning were seen to be key…

Horizon Reports 2016 & 2017 Comparison

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A new Horizon report was released.  Quite interesting trends, challenges and developments in educational technology identified and discussed in NMC Horizon Reports 2016 and 2017.

Professional Development OU Report 2016

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This report as it lists and analyses a number of areas that are likely to influence pedagogy over the next years. I find these new forms of teaching and learning exciting. It is fascinating to look at some of them that seemed to be so futuristic and complicated to implement,…