Overview of my INTMAEU ePortfolio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsWf0aLYm84&ab_channel=kindleflames I recently uploaded the ePortfolio I created as part of the Diploma in Tertiary Education (PDTE) to arendsig-akademie.net. This is an incredible project started by Dr Christa van Staden, the lecturer tho designed the Instructional Techniques and Multimedia Module INTMAEU of the PDTE. As part of this upload, I created a video to provide an … Continue reading Overview of my INTMAEU ePortfolio


Collaborative Discussions

Over the last year, I have been participating in online discussions as part of the Instructional Techniques and Media (INTMEAU) module of the Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (PDTE) I am in the process of completing. The discussions assignment has not been successful for a number of reasons. I would like to offer some tentative … Continue reading Collaborative Discussions

The Role of Assessment in the Education Process

I’m not quite sure if I completely agree with how Newby et al.  (2011) distinguish between assessment and evaluation. They define evaluation as “the process of gathering information from multiple sources in order to judge the merit or worth of a program, project, or entity” with the goal of improving “the instruction’s development and implementation”. … Continue reading The Role of Assessment in the Education Process

Characteristics of Adult Learners

Characteristics of Developed Learners I have a problem with Knowles’s characteristics of adult learners. I suggest that this framework should more accurately be called the characteristics of developed learners. Knowles makes five assumptions about the differences between adult and child learners. These assumptions are related to self-concept, experience, readiness to learn, motivations to learn, and the … Continue reading Characteristics of Adult Learners