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EDTECH 522 Reflection #1: Grow's Staged Self-Directed Learning Model and its Implications forOnline Teaching

Gerald Grow (1991) proposed the Staged Self-Directed Learning (SSDL) Model to describe “how teachers can actively equip students to become more self-directed in their learning.” He describes four student stages of self-direction and teacher roles for each of the stages. 778 more words

4.3 Reflection On Practice

I'm trying to recover from my math phobia

Last night, I had a dream that I was dating Prince William. It wasn’t the current Prince William, with a wife and children, it was a much younger Prince William. 1,602 more words

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Bank Holiday weekend

Although our offices will be closed over the Bank Holiday weekend and Bank Holiday Monday, you’ll still be able to enrol for our courses  on-line through our website… 112 more words

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New MOOCs starting this fall!

Have you tried a MOOC yet?

MOOC stands for massive, open, online course. These free classes are an excellent way to learn something new or simply deepen your learning in a particular field. 364 more words

Professional Learning Opportunity

The next 13 weeks are going to be... tough

This is the last week of my third study period (there are four study periods per academic year) and I’m putting the finishing touches on my final assignments. 550 more words


PARSNIPs, trigger warnings and coddling

Should we steer clear of PARSNIPs in adult education or learn how to deal with them? David Petrie, blogging as TEFLGeek explains that the acronym stands for Politics, Alcohol, Religion, Sex, Narcotics, -Isms and Pork. 32 more words

I've Enrolled to study Paleo Nutritionist Business Diploma & Jewelry Making Business Diploma (Yes 2 courses & I'm a ball of excitement!)

Good Wednesday.

So last night I enrolled on TWO courses. Two of my interests, One more a reality than the other but hopefully one day I can put them both to Good use. 307 more words