“For the wise men of old the cardinal problem had been how to conform the soul to reality, and the solution had been knowledge, self-discipline, and virtue. For magic and applied science alike the problem is how to subdue reality to the wishes of men: the solution is a technique; and both, in the practice of this technique, are ready to do things hitherto regarded as disgusting and impious
This essay synthesizes research from the area of self directed learning and developments in digital learning technology to define underlying principles of learning that can help students maximize the natural learning process by transcending or maximizing their available contexts and opportunities.
Why do we try to differentiate adult education from child education? What if we flipped it around and tried to discover what was different in the child’s experience of learning? Would we simply accept the idea that children are less self-directed, or would we incorporate self-direction into their learning experience so they could become better learners? Would we … Continue reading Andragogy vs Pedagogy
What if learning theories are an overall progression of the learning process from the introduction of an idea to its full integration and development by the learner in a social collaborative, or online environment?