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:
This is why I often say, “When Tony Bates speaks, I listen.” ~ lessons from a master!
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Of the many eLearning theories that influence the practice, three of them are used by professionals on a daily basis.
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