Week 5 Learning Activity 3 – Writing Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for my course are outlined in the information portion of the course.   It is specific and student focused, it describes exactly what the expectations as far as learning is concerned.    They focus specifically on what you as the student will be learning.   The outcomes are all …

Week 5 Learning Activity 2 – Situational Factors

SITUATIONAL FACTORS TO CONSIDER 1. Specific Context of the Teaching/Learning Situation The lesson I will be creating is on Ohm’s Law and the connection between voltage, current and resistance.  There are 33 grade 9 students in the class.  The course will be delivered in the classroom and the science lab.  …

Week 4 – Activity 2 – Learning Theory and Instructional Design

An instructional designer might apply the theory of Connectivism by creating learning activities that promotes group collaboration and an opportunity for discussion and at the same time allow for may different viewpoints in order to make sense of the information. One of the principals of Connectivism states that it is …

EDDL 5141 Learning Activity 6 – Online Teaching and Learning Context

I would like to design an online assignment for teaching my grade 9 students about circuits in our electricity unit.  I have found a great online circuit builder that I use all the time when I’m teaching the connections between current, voltage and resistance. Setting up circuits with wires, switches, …

Week 3 Learning Activity 4 – Connectivism in the Online Environment

Connectivism would be the perspective that I am least familiar with and I would not use it very much in my classroom.  I am not up with many of the new learning technologies so I’m not really implementing any learning strategies based on these.  I feel like this is an …

Week 3 Learning Activity 3 – Constructivism in the Online Environment

An example of the use of Constructivism in my classroom that I would use regularly occurs when students do labs.  They are more actively engaged in the learning process because they have to form a hypothesis, do an experiment and reflect on their results.  This involves students using problem solving …