Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Learning Theory and Design for Learning George Roberts Development Director Off-Campus e-Learning 23/06/2005."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction to Learning Theory and Design for Learning George Roberts Development Director Off-Campus e-Learning 23/06/2005
Welcome and Introduction Housekeeping Schedule Introductions
Schedule Registration Welcome & housekeeping [George] What is learning and how do we learn? Introduction to three types of learning theory [Helen] Coffee How does theory work in practice? Using theories to build frameworks and tookits [George] Introduction to the design of learning activities Using frameworks to design for learning [Helen] Lunch How do learners differ? [George] What are the differences that are significant? Exploiting the affordances of different media [Helen] Tea Deconstructing design What does it mean to design well for flexible and distributed learning? How can learners be involved as designers of their own learning? [Helen & George] Close
Scenarios and Roles Three (or more) principal actors Teacher course leader, facilitator, mentor, tutor, paedagog Learning Technologist instructional designer, training consultant Learner adult returner, student, professional, delegate, person Other Roles administration, management, estates & facilities, networking Role names change as contexts change Roles may be shared or duplicated Role boundaries are porous People may change roles often Consider INSET or staff development Teacher Learner L Tech pedaGODDESS and pedaGOD
Introductions Activity Turn to the person beside you and in one minute each say what your role is and categorise it according to the typology just given: teacher, learning technologist, learner, other role… Show of hands Teacher (pedagoddess, etc) Learning Technologist (instructional designer, etc) Learner (student, etc) Other role (admin, etc) All of the above None of the above?