Teaching For Online LearningPresentation Transcript
Teaching for Online-Learning Carol Bond Russell Butson HEDC 2 Nov 2000
Our beliefs about on-line learning and teaching
The relationship between those beliefs and our use of the world wide web for teaching and learning
Ways of reconceptualising on-line learning
In this workshop we explore:
Web Site Screen
Imagine you are a student…
What are your first impressions of the sites?
What are the intentions of the ‘author/s’ of the sites?
SITE ACTIVITY – 1
Discussion - 1
What beliefs about:
… learning underpin these approaches?
… teaching underpin these approaches?
Beliefs About Teaching
Teaching as Transmission:
acquiring knowledge, transmitting it efficiently and efficaciously, and checking that it has been learned. goals — means — ends
SITE ACTIVITY - 2
Discussion - 2
How does this approach differ from the first?
Again imagine you are a student – what are your first impressions of this approach?
What do you think the intentions of this type of environment are?
Beliefs About Teaching Learning in partnership Working co-operatively to construct knowledge Collaborative and focuses on the development of processes and skills
Beliefs About Learning
Learning as reproducing: passively acquiring and reproducing what is given.
Learning as relating: making relations between new knowledge and what was previously known.
Learning as transforming: constructing personal knowledge.
Learner Centred and Teacher Centred Approaches to Teaching Learner centredness: Teacher centred approaches: focuses on general learning outcomes focuses on specific content encourages diversity expects common outcomes requests that a 'product' is constructed requests that knowledge is communicated evaluates the product i.e., understanding evaluates the communication builds learning teams that construct and produce knowledge encourages individual or group communication facilitates social learning communities focuses on the knowledge