Theory-X and Theory-Y in education: an adaptation to McGregor’s famous HR theory.
Dan Meyer: About teaching
I find the idea of disruptive learning intriguing… a negative phrase that has a constructive connotation, especially when it is applied in education.
I want my online courses to be like Subway sandwiches and not like MacDonald buns! The one who chooses to learn using my online course should know what they want and how they learn.
How can being less helpful more effective in teaching!?
Tomorrow is here now: Free courses with no instructors, no credits, no charge and from Carnegie Mellon University! The future of teacherless courses is emerging… not there yet, but I see the light at the end of a loooong and winding tunnel!
From their site:
Using intelligent tutoring systems, virtual laboratories, simulations, and frequent opportunities for assessment and feedback, the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) builds courses that are intended to enact instruction – or, more precisely, to enact the kind of dynamic, flexible, and responsive instruction that fosters learning.
The URL is: http://oli.web.cmu.edu/openlearning/forstudents
Our online courses, like our classroom delivery, should include e-tivities that intice self-reflection as well as presenting suitable content and facilities for interactions among individuals.
Use technology to achieve learning customization, personalization and individuality.
The augmented reality technology will remove the learning from the schools and put it in real life.
There are some criticism about Khan Academy. Here, I use numbers to put it in perspective.
Mobile devices promotes disposable knowledge. Learning goes beyond rote learning. It allows humans to evolve much faster.
Some details about Mobile Learning. It includes definitions, tips and some statistics.
Education, theatre and Education
How Apple changed my mind about mobile learning.
My views about Connectivism.
Watch Dan Meyer video (11 min). He is advocating teaching Math in a new way where students define the problem. One interesting outcome he suggests is that teachers should be “less helpful”… How can being less helpful more effective in…