LDT 467 Learning Philosophy

LDT 467 Learning Philosophy

Published on 13 December 2022
Transcript
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Do your students do this when they should be learning? Do you feel this way as a teacher?
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You may want to try a new learning philosophy . . . 
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The Cartesian Method of teaching has been done for 1,000s of years, but is it working?
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The traditional bestowing of knowledge from teacher to student can encourage conformity and obedience, but it may not encourage freedom of thought or a thirst to learn.
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The traditional Cartesian method can be compared to a dog earning treats through completing a set of tasks. 
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Cartesian Method    Social Learning
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Which type of learning does our eager student like best?
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Bye.
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No.
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Examples: Peer-to-peer learning SMEs Peer-reviewed resources Local experts Online discussion boards Wikis . . . and more!
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Transitioning from the Cartesian Method to Social Learning requires more effort on the student's part, and it also requires the teacher to transition from a knowledge-overlord role to a coach/mentor role in the classroom setting.
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Special thanks to Drs. John Brown and Richard Adler, authors of "Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0.”  
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Also, special thanks to Dr. Sharma and my fellow learners in LDT 467.
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Last, but certainly not least, I'd like to thank my very patient movie star, Herod. 
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Thanks for watching!