Monthly Archives: April 2015

Andragogy – PIDP 3100 Course Journal Category Two

“Adults are problem-centred, not subject-centred, and desire immediate, not postponed application of knowledge learned.” (p. 53) This quote got me thinking about the basics of andragogy (the art & science of helping adults learn) and what mature students need to … Continue reading

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Transformative Learning – PIDP 3100 Course Journal Category Three

“Some strategies for engaging in critical reflection possibly leading to transformative learning are modelling and peer learning, storytelling and dialogue, coaching , and action learning conversations.” (p.93).
 The quote above has inspired me to look in to the theory of … Continue reading

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Adult Learners in the Digital Age – PIDP Course Journal Category Four

“Persevering at online learning is also affected by computer and information literacy, time management…online communication skills…self-esteem, feelings of belongingness in the online program and the ability to develop interpersonal skills with peers…” (p. 199)
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Life Long Learning – PIDP 3100 Category One Journal

In 2012, Crowther wrote “There are few educators who would disagree with the principle that lifelong learning is a good thing but the important questions are about the types of learning that the concept promotes, the life that it encourages … Continue reading

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PIDP 3100: Lesson Planning

In this assignment, I’ve chosen five components of lesson planning to explore, understand and apply to my teaching practice. I have located an online resource for each component and have briefly explained why I selected each resource and how it … Continue reading

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