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 0930 - 1000 Registration 1000 - 1015 Welcome & housekeeping [George] 1015 - 1100 What is learning and how do we learn? Introduction to three types of learning theory [Helen] 1100 - 1115 Coffee 1115 - 1200 How does theory work in practice? Using theories to build frameworks and tookits [George] 1200 - 1245 Introduction to the design of learning activities Using frameworks to design for learning [Helen] 1245 - 1330 Lunch 1330 - 1415 How do learners differ? [George] 1415 - 1500 What are the differences that are significant? Exploiting the affordances of different media [Helen] 1500 - 1515 Tea 1515 - 1600 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] 1600 - 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?