Some viewing, some note taking and then yet more reading to add to another stack!
Who might a reference as evidence of wider reading and why are the relevant to my developing teaching practice?
John Carroll > Three way step approach [I could use this]
Is this the man?
Carroll, J. (1963). A model of school learning. Teachers College Record, 64, 723-733.John B Carroll ?
Whose 'model emphasises aptitude as a determinant of time needed for learning'. This 'suggests that increased effort' be placed on predicting student potential and so designing appropriate instruction, so that 'ideals of equal opportunity to learn are to be achieved within a diversity of educational objectives'.(1)
So long as they fit the narrative, rather than being shoehorned in, then the names that come to mind and for whom I will find plenty here are:
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - In the flow (boredom/challenge)
Something you can do, then a challenge to take a further.
John Seely Brown - Communities of practice, therefore working it out collectively.
Ebbinghaus - Forgetting curve, therefore repetition and 'spaced education'.
Gilly Salmon - e-tivities and five stages, could be used to introduce online homework.
They can login, use the platform (put in their name), answer a question. Ask for support.
Grainne Conole (2011) - Flat vocabulary, more complex vocabulary, classification schemas or models and metaphors. [Designing for Learning in a Digital World].
- Metaphor creates memory (and her seven stages of learning online) or was it Gareth Morgan. I never really understood him even if I got into it for a period
Barbara Oakley - 'Learning How to Learn' chunking and metaphor + the classroom ‘observation’ of deferring to a god-like expert as witness/evidence.
- Chunking. Bitesiez. How we learn.
Yrjö Engeström (1987) - Activity Theory and Systems and how people construct meaning
Van Gundy (1988) - Creative problem solving techniques.
- Drawing, out of their comfort zone, different ways of thinking, eliciting a response and feedback.
Ritchey (20070 - 'Wicked Problems' are not 'true or false' but 'better or worse'. Social problems are complex and wicked. So called 'Tame Problems', even as complex as chess, have a scientific or mathematical solution so are not 'wicked' or 'messy'.
Grayson Perry - creativity is making mistakes.Can someone own the following though:
1) The Carroll Model: A 15-year Retrospective and Prospective View.
I’m not doing a PGCE but I am doing all the reading as if I were. Taking a Masters in education does appear somewhat forward having not gained a PGCE or taught, however close to learning I may have been throughout my career.
Much of what Geoff Petty can teach me in his seminal books is familiar.
The need for clarity of purpose
The need for planning
This is because for VR to be adopted I need to reverse-engineer it. To understand the problem for which such a tour is the solution.
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