Designing with Organization in Mind Chapter 4 Smith, 2008, p.47-61 G. Andrew Page, Ph.D e-Learning Project Development Session 5
A little theory: Pedagogical Approaches to keep in Mind <ul><li>--Cognitive apprenticeship (the process of moving from novice to expert within a given set of practices) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>– legitimate peripheral participation (tacit learning similar to that involved in internships or residencies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>--Experiences central, rather thaninformation as pre-digested experience(for assimilation or synthesis) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>--Knowledge is situated in a contextand distributed across a community(rather than located within an individual:with vs. from) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Post Marshall McLuhan era </li></ul><ul><li>Media shape their messages </li></ul><ul><li>Media shape their participants </li></ul>
Learning Guides <ul><li>Checklist </li></ul><ul><li>Module and Course ID – Sitemap </li></ul><ul><li>Learning outcomes – Clear objectives of what will be covered . Intended learning outcomes (e.g. acquisition of knowledge, academic and social skills, increased motivation and ability to progress). </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Resources – Tools & resources </li></ul><ul><li>Learning activities – What tasks will reinforce the content? A learning activity is a specific interaction of learners with others, using specific tools and resources, oriented towards specific outcomes’ </li></ul>
e-Learning Activity <ul><li>Beetham (2008) Beetham, H (2008) Review: Design for Learning program phase </li></ul><ul><li>JISC (2009) Study of the effective use of social software to support student learning and engagement </li></ul>
Preparing for practice in a digital age <ul><li>Introducing technology into learning and teaching appears at first to be a matter of applying a new tool to an old task: ‘What can I achieve with it, what support will I require, what are the pitfalls, and will this tool be better for my purpose than others I have used?’ </li></ul>
Development Tool <ul><li>Problem: Web 2.0 tool for easily recording Flash video screen captures. </li></ul><ul><li>Tool: Tip Cam </li></ul><ul><li>For example, this is a brief demonstration. </li></ul>
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