A Self-Directed Learning Model For 21st Century Learners

The goal of the model isn’t content knowledge (though it should produce that), but rather something closer to wisdom–learning how to learn, understanding what’s worth understanding, and perhaps most importantly, analyzing the purpose of learning (e.g., personal and social change). It also encourages the student to examine the relationship between study and work–an authentic “need […]

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35 Psychology-Based Learning Strategies For Deeper Learning

Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with Power Point presentations during your lectures? Urged your students to memorize more in order to remember more? If the answer is no, you may want to rethink your notions of psychology and its […]

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Towards Teacher-led Design Inquiry of Learning | Open Education Europa

“This paper proposes “teacher-led design inquiry of learning” as a new model of educational practice and professional development. This model combines four existing models. It integrates teacher inquiry into student learning, learning design, and Learning analytics, and aims to capture the essence of the synergy of these three fields. Furthermore, we identify how Learning Analytics […]

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Disrupting the Space-Time Continuum: Competency-based Learning Explained

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab In short, competency-based learning allows more students to obtain the real skills they need, in less time, and with what would seem to be greater chance for success. Competency-based learning allows students to circumvent the accumulation of excessive and often-wasted credits simply for the sake of fulfilling (what […]

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20 Questions To Guide Inquiry-Based Learning

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab During our research for the phases framework, we stumbled across the following breakdown of the inquiry process for learning on 21stcenturyhsie.weebly.com (who offer the references that appear below the graphic). Most helpfully, it offers 20 questions that can guide student research at any stage, including: What do I want to know […]

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