Aspects of Connectivism: Motivational challenges for ESL teachers

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This is my presentation. I will talk about utilising information and knowledge sources in relation to personal motivation.

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Aspects of Connectivism: Motivational challenges for ESL teachers

  1. 1. Aspects of Connectivism: Motivational challenges for ESL teachers Presented by Stephen Bolger January 2011
  2. 2. Topics to be covered: <ul><li>Presentation background </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Theory </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation theory and Connectivism </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Presentation Background <ul><li>Teaching as a profession </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching English as a second language </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural and language differences </li></ul><ul><li>Working Culture </li></ul>
  4. 4. Learning Theory <ul><li>Behaviourism </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitivism </li></ul><ul><li>Constructivism </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivism </li></ul>
  5. 5. Motivational Theory and Connectivism <ul><li>Maslow's Motivational Theory </li></ul><ul><li>Herzberg's Motivational Theory </li></ul>
  6. 6. Conclusion <ul><li>Motivational levels of an individual are related to the effective utilisation of information </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivism addresses the current phenomenon of information exchange and interaction </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thank You for your attention And good luck with your studies!

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