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The Attribution Theory In eLearning: Types, Dimensions And Stages

The Attribution Theory In eLearning: Types, Dimensions And Stages

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 by Christopher Pappas

The Attribution Theory relies heavily on cause and effect, motivation, and human behavior. In this article, I'll explore how these…

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Transfection (Trans- +[In]Fection) As Teaching: What Molecular Biology Has In Common With eLearning

Transfection (Trans- +[In]Fection) As Teaching: What Molecular Biology Has In Common With eLearning

Saturday, 23 January 2016 by Carrie Bailey

What is the relationship between eLearning and transfection? Unlike social media, eLearning is more controlled, which prevents it from “going…

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5 Tips For Using Connectivism In eLearning

5 Tips For Using Connectivism In eLearning

Monday, 4 January 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Siemens’ Connectivism Learning Theory suggests that online peer networks, such as social media sites and online forums, play a vital…

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How To Apply The Dick And Carey Model In eLearning: 9 Steps For eLearning Professionals

9 Steps To Apply The Dick And Carey Model In eLearning

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by Christopher Pappas

Dick and Carey first introduced their Systems Approach Model back in 1978, when they published The Systematic Design of Instruction.…

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How To Apply Gagné's 9 Events Of Instruction In eLearning

How To Apply Gagné's 9 Events Of Instruction In eLearning

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 by Christopher Pappas

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a step-by-step guide that could help you provide a complete and comprehensive online experience…

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Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 5 – Evaluation

Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 5 - Evaluation

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 by Michael Treser

Wow, we’ve come a long way! Now, we are at the end of our journey, and all that is left…

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The Impact Of Situated Cognition In eLearning

The Impact Of Situated Cognition In eLearning

Saturday, 19 September 2015 by Christopher Pappas

Gathering knowledge is one thing, but being able to apply it in the real world is another. The primary objective…

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Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 4 – Implementation

Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 4 - Implementation

Friday, 11 September 2015 by Michael Treser

The fourth stage of the ADDIE model is Implementation. The beginning of implementation marks the first time the target audience…

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Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 3 - Development

Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 3 - Development

Thursday, 3 September 2015 by Michael Treser

The development’s stage involves having the format and the plan of the course approved by the higher-ups/clients and getting the…

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Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 2 - Design

Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 2 - Design

Monday, 24 August 2015 by Michael Treser

In the previous installment we took our first look at the ADDIE model. We learned its general characteristics, considered its…

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Getting To Know ADDIE: Analysis

Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 1 - Analysis

Sunday, 16 August 2015 by Michael Treser

Although there are many different models and methodologies for the creation of training materials in the eLearning world, the ADDIE…

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Instructional Design Models And Theories: Anchored Instruction

Instructional Design Models And Theories: Anchored Instruction

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 by Christopher Pappas

The Anchored Instruction Educational Model was introduced in 1990 by The Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt University, with John…

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