(From EDD 8124 Discussion #2)
Occurring with little or no conscious attention or effort, automaticity requires little working memory capacity, and it is described as “thoughtless” (Ormrod, 2012). In automaticity, controlled processes become increasingly automatic through repetition and practise (Ormrod, 2012).
(From EDD 7005 Discussion #7)
As an early adopter of ebooks, I find the current trends and issues with using eBooks fascinating. I love any book I can get my hands on honestly, but I have to say, I just love my ebooks. Carrying around hundreds of books with me and being able to access them readily, is better than a security blanket.
(From EDD 7005 Discussion #6)
At the core of technology adoption is a danger of adoption without understanding the true investment or preparation necessary to ensure a successful change (Cuban, 2013). The purchasing of iPads for the LA school district serves a proper example, as the intent of the school district was to improve student scores or improve future job opportunities. In fact, there is no evidence that iPads will
(From EDD 7005 Discussion #5)
The presence of video in learning is ever increasing (Smaldino et al., 2015). Manipulating time and space are attributes of video that impact student learning.
(From EDD 7005 Discussion #4)
When an individual hears something, sound waves enter the outer ear, are transmitted to the ear drum, and converted within the middle ear into mechanical vibrations that the inner ear uses to convert to electrical impulses that enter the brain (Smaldino et al., 2015).
(From EDD 7005 Discussion #3)
Dale’s Cone of Experience is a visual device that is meant to summarize Dale’s classification system for the varied types of mediated learning experiences (Molenda, 2004).
(From EDD 8124 Discussion #1)
Nature vs. nurture is a long debated topic that derives from the question of whether people are more greatly affected by biology or their upbringing (Rockoff, 2013).
(From EDD 7005 Discussion #2)
Media, such as computers and television, are not able to influence the learning of anything, by anyone, anywhere (Clark, 2012).
(From EDD 7005 Discussion #1)
The six step ASSURE model assists instructors in planning lessons that effectively integrate the use of technology and media for learning (Smaldino et al., 2015).
Will recent developments in the field of instructional technology affect your academic career and professional practice?
(From EDD 8008 Discussion #10)
Spector et al. (2008) predict that mobile devices will become increasingly important to learning and instruction, web-based technologies will likely continue to expand in terms of access, open educational resources will grow, instructional models will be better adapted to support the design and development of highly flexible learning scenarios, and that all learning will likely come to be e-learning (pp.808-810). What do you think?