Instructional Design

Design Thinking, Deconstructed

At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students’ and teachers’ everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff.

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6 Tips To Develop Spaced eLearning Courses

How To Develop Spaced eLearning courses

Spaced learning is attributed to Paul Kelley and is rooted in the “temporal pattern of stimuli” introduced by R. Douglas Fields in 2005 [1]. The theory suggests that short bursts of learning spread out over time can prevent cognitive overload and improvememory. Typically, the learning activities are repeated on three separate sessions, interspersed with 10-minute mental breaks. During these breaks learners participate in “distractor” exercises that take their minds off the subject matter before the next round.

Spaced Learning And Knowledge Retention

The Spaced Learning theory relies heavily on the “Forgetting Curve“, which was introduced by Hermann Ebbinghaus back in 1885, which states that information is forgotten over a period of time if it is not reinforced. If individuals do not recall, apply, and reinforce what they’ve learned, it will gradually be erased from their memory banks. Kelley’s Spaced…

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Instructional Strategies

We know that students learn best when they are truly engaged in what they are learning, when they have the opportunity to explore, debate, discuss, examine, defend, and experiment with the concepts and skills they are ready to learn. Sourced through from: http://www.fortheteachers.oorg See on - (E)-Learning & Development