Tag: connectivism

Skype – Review of a Tool to Connect your Students with Learning Experiences around the World

Skype is an application that has made our lives more enjoyable because it allows us to stay connected with our family and friends, especially for people like me who live thousands of Km away from their loved ones. We can use Skype from our mobile phones or computers, we just need an Internet connection or…
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Professional Learning Communities – Mapping my Learning Connections

When I started to think about a career change from engineering to the educational field I did not know where to start or what steps to take. In order to organize my ideas, I went online and started researching about the different fields in education and what could be more suitable to me. This research…
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Different Types of Learning Theories – Understanding the Basics

Before jumping into the design of a learning solution, it is important to understand the connection between the different types of learning theories with other aspects of the learning process such as learning styles and educational technologies. According to Ertmer and Newby (1993), “learning theories provide instructional designers with verified instructional strategies and techniques to…
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