/— Humanized learning increases the relevance of content and improves students’ motivation to log-in week-after-week.
ﬂ When students relate to an online instructor as something more than a subject matter expert and begin to conceive of
/ ~ I themselves as part of a larger community, they are more likely to be motivated, be satisfied with their learning, and
succeed in achieving the course objectives (Picciano, 2002; Rovai 8 Barnum, 2003; Richardson 8 Swan, 2003).
Don't be a robot. Sense when students Know your students.
need extra support.
(Turner & Paris, 1995; Wang & Han. 2001)
Allow students to express Encourage students to try new
themselves through writing, things - Grid believe in them!
_ voice, and video.
Get S1Ud€| '|t5 Assess learning through
increase . . . .
intrinsic Provide tormcitcind topic out gftheir Come, ” C, ecmon_
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— organize groups Ollie“
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students in Class Cement students to de5lQ” Conrlecled leomlrlg
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. . Turn students into content
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l'l3Ve 5’fUd€ntS videos, images, links that
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In education, Bloom's taxonomy is frequently used as a helpful framework to understand how learning occurs and, in turn, design a learning experience that fosters
growth and development. The cognitive domain of learning, however, is often the primary domain educators consider. Humanized learning also involves a careful
consideration of the role that attitude, motivation, and values play in a student's learning. These are associated with the affective domain of learning.
AFFEIITIVE - 006
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Affective learning outcomes involve attitudes, motivation, and Cognitive learning outcomes involve knowledge. The expression
values. The expression of these often involves statements of of these may involve reproduction of information,
opinions, beliefs, or an assessment of relevance (Smith 8 demonstration of concepts, and application of principles to
Regan, 1383). different contexts (Garris, Ahlers, Er Driskell, 2002).
Community of Inquiry (Col) is a theoretical framework that educators may leverage to
understand how to develop and assess deep, meaningful learning experiences
C0glIi"V8 The three elements in Col are
"the ability of participants to identify with the community. , communicate purposefully in a
trusting environment, and develop interpersonal relationships by way of proiecting their
individual personalities “ (Garrison, 2008)
- “the design, facilitation, and direction of cognitive and social processes for the purpose of
Teaclnng realizing personally meaningful and educational worthwhile learning outcomes “ (Anderson.
Presence Rourke, Garrison, Ex Archer, 2001)
"the extent to which the participants in any particular configuration of a community of inquiry
(Garrison, Anclcrson, 8 Archer, 2000) are able to construct meaning through sustained communication (Garrison, Anderson, 8
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