Tag Archives: views of learning

It’s not just the technology…

I am starting to see a shift in educators’ dialogue around technology.  I see that they are more careful to note that technology is not enough to change education.  An example might be, “It’s not just the technology, I use … Continue reading

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Technology as poor models for schools

This is a quick “aha” post. About a hundred years ago the new technology known as the assembly line revolutionized industry – increasing profits, making production more efficient, increasing productivity, etc.  This technological revolution then found its way into schools … Continue reading

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Student Views of Learning: Attacking naive ideas

While implicit messages are likely the source for student views on cognition, simply changing the implicit messages will not likely result in conceptual change.  This is similar to Lederman and Abd-El-Khalick’s (2000) notion that implicit instruction is not enough to … Continue reading

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