[SLED] learning theory help, please.

Bob Heller bobh at athabascau.ca
Wed Jul 23 08:19:26 PDT 2008


I would add Richard Meyer's (2001) book titled Multimedia Learning which 
is rooted somewhat in Paivio's dual coding  theory.
Bob

 Jeremy Kemp wrote:
> Some keywords I'm looking at:
>
> Amygdala theory
> Captology
> Social presence
> Action-Oriented Research
> Brain-Based Learning (Cain, Bransford)
> Constructivism (Kolb, Dewey, Freire)
> Cognitive Scaffolding - Brown?
> Experiential - Donald Schon
> Situative learning / learning in-situ (Lave, Greeno)
> Behavioral (Skinner)
> Transactional distance
> Discourse analysis
> Engagement
> Flow
>
> These are goldmines:
>
> Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., & Archer, W. (1999).
> Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: Computer
> conferencing in higher education. The Internet and
> Higher Education, 2(2-3), 87-105. Retrieved March 31,
> 2008 from
> http://communitiesofinquiry.com/files/Critical_Inquiry_model.pdf
>
> Dede, C., Bowman, C., Nelson, B., Clarke, J., &
> Ketelhut, D. J. (2004b). Design-based research
> strategies for studying situated learning in a
> multi-user virtual environment. Paper presented at the
> 6th International Conference on Learning Sciences,
> from
> http://muve.gse.harvard.edu/rivercityproject/documents/dedeICLS04.pdf
>
> Barab, S. A., Hay, K. E., Barnett, M., & Squire, K.
> (2001). Constructing virtual worlds: Tracing the
> historical development of learner practices. Cognition
> and Instruction 19(1), 47-94. Retrieved December 19,
> 2007 from
> http://inkido.indiana.edu/research/onlinemanu/papers/cogin.pdf
>
> Bricken, M., & Byrne, C. M. (1992). Summer students in
> virtual reality: A pilot study on educational
> applications of virtual reality technology. Retrieved
> December 19, 2007 from
> http://www.hitl.washington.edu/projects/education/psc/psc.html
>
> Dourish, P. (1998). Introduction: The State of Play.
> Computer Supported Cooperative Work 7(1-2):1-7.
> Retrieved December 19, 2007 from
> http://www.ics.uci.edu/~jpd/publications/mud-intro.html
>
> --Jeremy Kemp
>
>
>
> --- notmarian <notmarian at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> Hi SLED--
>>
>> Does anyone know of any examples of learning theory
>> in-world? I had this
>> question today from a faculty member who is taking
>> one of my beginner
>> workshops and I'm not really sure how to help her:
>>
>>  "For my graduate course, I need to have examples of
>> how Second Life focuses
>> on learning theories, whether adults learn
>> differently from children and
>> what are the best conditions for learning. I need to
>> creatively talk about
>> the learning processes in Second Life."
>>
>> Any advice appreciated. Thank you so much!
>>
>> Denise Cote/Pipsqueak Fiddlesticks
>>     
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