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Learning theories and online learning | Tony Bates

Chapter 3 of my open textbook on ‘Teaching in a Digital Age‘ is about theory and practice in teaching for a digital age, which I am still in the process of writing. I have to admit that I approached writing about learning theories with some dread. In particular I was concerned (in order of dread) that:

Source: www.tonybates.ca

This is why I often say, “When Tony Bates speaks, I listen.” ~ lessons from a master!


UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab

The Connected Learning Lab (CLL) is dedicated to studying and mobilizing learning  technologies in equitable,  innovative, and learner-centered ways. Located at the University of California, Irvine, the CLL supports interdisciplinary research and design, and partnerships with a broad network of educational practitioners and technologists. The CLL’s focus is defined by the “connected” in connected learning, which refers to both social relationships and emerging digital and networked technologies.

Source: connectedlearning.uci.edu

UC Irvine is a respected and credible source of information. This new resource demands attention.

A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instructional Design Theory

Of the many eLearning theories that influence the practice, three of them are used by professionals on a daily basis.

Source: info.shiftelearning.com

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