Posts Tagged “engaged learning”

Weiman article (Part 2) Setting up the experiment

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Weiman article (Part 2) Setting up the experiment

Continued from Part 1.  The first time I have written several posts in a row for a while.  I’ve just run a session with some staff introducing the findings of the paper, with due regard for the 40 years of work (at least) that is is based on. All quotes below from the paper. The…

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Too much on the go

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The initial rush is just about to die down here, with the start to courses here at Canterbury.  here are just to many things backed up. The Australasian Horizon Report The Horizon report was interesting. The report is based around six types of emerging technology/applications that these guys (a panel of 45 on the advisory…

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George and Stephen’s course

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George and Stephen’s course

This is a must.  From two individuals espousing the benefits of networked, connected “Free-range” learning, a thing they call a course. The course – Connectivism and Connective Knowledge – (the wiki is here) will be delivered fully online with a combination of synchronous and asynchronous interaction. Participants who have enrolled in the course will receive…

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Engaged Learning

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As a belief statement I think so called engaged learning is important.  I did the workshops in China in 2007 and once again had to face the fact of how shallow some of my thinking really is in this area.  Helen reminded me of this on Monday.  We were in the middle of a workshop…

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Athena Montessori College

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This little gem of a school is based in downtown Wellington, has gone from zero to 80 pupils in 18 months. I’d always associated Montessori with wooden kids toys. I was wandering along Willis street last week during my prowl around the MoE in Wellington when I first saw the sign, wandered in the open…

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