Session 1: How do people learn?
Presentation: How do people learn?
Introducing 'three approaches' to understanding how people learn,
including an individual activity/reflection.
Presentation 1 [Powerpoint]
Handout: Three approaches to understanding how people
Summary of the three approaches with space for individual reflections and
Effective Practice with e-Learning pages 12-13. A summary of the
same issues covered in the handout, in a visually friendly
format. Read and download the JISC Effective
Practice with e-Learning publication.
Review of e-learning theories, frameworks and models Terry Mayes
and Sara de Freitas (2004) The original review study on which the
'three approaches' is based, likely to be of particular interest
to researchers. Mayes
and de Freitas (2004) [PDF]
Pedagogic priorities and approaches mapped to sequences of learning
activity Helen Beetham (2005) A proposed system of mapping, likely
to be of interest to learning designers and technical developers.
Teaching and Learning Models and Approaches (visited September
2005) Intelligent summaries of a range of models, seen from a UK HE and
e-learning context. Go to www.bbk.ac.uk/ccs/elearn/teach_and_learn_models.htm.
Theory into Practice database (visited September 2005)
Widely-used general educational web site with brief practical summaries
of key theories. Go to tip.psychology.org/theories.html
Martin Ryder’s Learning Theory resources (visited September
2005) More in-depth account of different theories with a wide range of
online resources: US-based. Go to carbon.cudenver.edu/~mryder/itc_data/theory.html