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What is cognitivism?

Cognitivism is a learning theory that emphasizes the mental processes of acquiring and using information. It acknowledges how the mind receive, store, process, and retrieve knowledge.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 10 Jul 2023 under Terms, Theories

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What is a learning record store (LRS)?

A learning record store (LRS) is a system that keeps information from formal and informal learning activities. LRSs collects more precise and subtle information about learners than traditional LMSs.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 20 Mar 2023 under Terms

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Taxonomies of psychomotor educational objectives

The taxonomies of psychomotor educational objectives are closely associated with and inspired by, although not developed by, Benjamin Bloom or his team. This entry will cover Dave’s taxonomy, Harrow’s taxonomy, and Simpson’s taxonomy.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 04 Mar 2023 under Terms, Theories

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Bloom’s taxonomy of affective educational objectives

The affective domain is the second domain of Bloom’s taxonomy. It comprises five levels that focus on the learners’ attitudes, values, and emotions: receiving, responding, valuing, organization, and internalization. Like, the cognitive domain, each level has verbs associated with it.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 27 Feb 2023 under Terms, Theories

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Bloom’s taxonomy and revised taxonomy of cognitive educational objectives

Bloom’s taxonomy guides educators in developing learning objectives. The six levels of the cognitive domain and their associated verbs help educators create purposeful learning objectives that encourage learners to be creative and think critically.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 25 Feb 2023 under Terms, Theories, Tips

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What is behaviorism?

Behaviorism is a learning theory that emphasizes reinforcement and punishment to encourage or discourage certain behaviors. This theory has been employed in various educational settings, including K-12 and corporate training.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 20 Feb 2023 under Terms, Theories

What is forgetting curve?

The forgetting curve represents the decline of learning retention over time. It happens in various learning modality including asynchronous elearning, online classes, and traditional classroom.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 11 Feb 2023 under Terms

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What is asynchronous online learning?

Asynchronous online learning is a type of distance education that allows learners to access course materials, such as recorded video lessons and interactive exercises, through an LMS at their own pace and location.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 08 Feb 2023 under Terms

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What is microlearning?

Microlearning is a teaching and learning approach that relays small, targeted units of information to achieve specific learning outcomes.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 26 Jan 2023 under Terms

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What is constructivist learning theory?

Constructivism is a learning theory and approach in which learners build new knowledge and understanding from ongoing experience and their existing knowledge.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 11 Jan 2023 under Terms, Theories

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