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    • David Evans

      Perspective on Cognitivism

      Christine and Krystal: Thank you for posting the pp on Cognitivism.  After I read it, I saw many parallels to the theories of Bloom, and the use of words like scaffolding in our day to day work.  I was curious and actually unclear about  the authors' seemingly arbitrary ...

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      • David Evans

        Perspective on Behaviorism presentation

        Sam, Laurie, and Kylah: Thank you for this information.  I have always had a superficial understanding of Pavlov's dog, and the rather strange, archival footage of the salivating dogs and experiments of conditional, unconditional and neutral responses in the dogs was interesting (It...

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        • David Evans

          Communities of Practice blog from perspective of Spanish Ministry of Education, Educalab

          http://blog.educalab.es/mooc/en/2017/09/29/comunidades-de-practica-y-desarrollo-profesional-docente/ This link was found through Twitter, and is a translated overview of CoPs in the Spanish education system. I sense the themes are also true in the U.S. If you scan the beginning, and focus on t...

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          • David Evans

            Reaction to McLeod article #5 from your bibliography

            Thank you all for posting this article by Mr. McLeod on John Watson and the work he did a century ago at the beginnings of Behaviorism.  I had a negative reaction to his (to me) bombastic statement that he could take a group of "healthy" infants and over time condition them to beco...

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            • David Evans

              Cognitive vs. Behaviour Theory

              Thank you Cognitive theorists for introducing me to Mr. McLeod. He writes in a very clear style that I did not really find in my primary group reading on Communities of Practice. I find the history of Cognitive theory really fascinating.  In reading your links to the above cited magazine,...

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              • ChristineRemy

                Constructivism

                I totally agree on incorporating constructivism in education. I always enjoyed group discussions and teaching subjects using real life situation. When it comes to education I believe educators we should take constructivism into consideration.Limited our students when it comes to their education i...

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                • ChristineRemy

                  Connectivism

                  The concept of connectivism was well explained. Using history to explain connectivism was clever and interesting. I understand the benefits of using technology in education. However, I believe connectivism learning takes away interaction among students. Technology has come a long way but I'm ...

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