Monthly Archives: April 2010

The basic process – which seems somewhat in line with how I’ve gone about it although the MRes is in there somewhere and a great deal of iteration between the question and the design bits: Thanks to Tero Mamia for … Continue reading

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My question is two questions

It asks for me to Identify Types What kinds of issues do learners perceive in the relationship between their bodies and the distance learning experience (kinesthetic, propriceptive, haptic)? and it asks me to find ways to achieve my purpose to … Continue reading

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Design-based Research features and challenges – Chris Dede

From: Dede, C. et al., 2004. Design-based research strategies for studying situated learning in a multi-user virtual environment. The scholarly community is still defining design-based research. The purpose of creating such a methodology was to move educational research from laboratories … Continue reading

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A phenomenologist at heart? An empirical soul?

As a kid my brother and I were set extensive data collection tasks by our Dad as part of his research.  I remember spending a whole summer holiday counting and noting the number of stripes on the bums of bumble … Continue reading

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Viz*IT

Viz*IT is live! I’m pretty excited if I say so myself.  You can try it without actually going to Hampshire. The Viz*it Iron Age Experience allows you to view 3D animations, videos and images reconstructing the sights, scenes and characters … Continue reading

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A display of intentionality

When C wants to express his desire to do something at the moment, he raises his foot as if walking towards the thing he wants to interact with – getting into a boat or going to a moon. Maybe we … Continue reading

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I think I have it…

It’s about getting some understanding of the different ways in which holistic, embodied learning needs are currently not being met (in terms of movement, interaction with objects, gesture, movement through space), by exploring learners’ perceptions, feelings, attitudes towards distance learning…taking … Continue reading

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Teaching and Facilitating….

when it’s done well, seems to be a mix of planting seeds, and people chemistry…generally the slow kind of chemistry – tends not to be exciting explosions etc although it can happen….

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meebo test

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OK just listen…

Don’t start writing straight away – let it sink in, absorb it first OK – and then all that typing just gets messy so have a number of different copies.  And talk yourself through it first maybe, and just write … Continue reading

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