Archive | September 2012

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Explanations or Driving Forces?

While reading the discussion between Bill Kerr and Karl Kapp, it seemed to me that both authors have interesting contributions. I agree with both authors. Learning theories are not all encompassing. Theories are to be taken in pieces and applied when necessary. I see theories as being two fold. On one end, they explain how […]

Blogs I commented on….

http://dorotheanelson.blogspot.com/2012/09/how-people-learn.html http://kiserc.edublogs.org/2012/09/12/reading-reflection/

Role of Learning Theory in Educational Technology

I believe that people learning best when they are actively involved in their learning. When students are engaged, they can find new ways to connect to their learning, and they build bridges from their old ways of thinking to the new information they are learning. Students who are passive really are not involved in their […]