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

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Technologically Illiterate is Functionally Illiterate

It really concerns (terrifies) me that particularly in a module about Instructional Techniques and Media, my fellow students (teachers themselves) are not only technologically illiterate, but resistant to technology. There have been endless complaints about the use of technology in the modules we are completing as part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (PDTE) … Continue reading Technologically Illiterate is Functionally Illiterate

Technologies That Support Distance Education

Five Slides, Five Minutes...  I made all images and this video using Microsoft PowerPoint The latest challenge from the Instructional Techniques and Multimedia in Adult Education module of my Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education course, involves sharing a presentation about technology that supports distance education. The idea behind the project is to prepare a presentation about distance … Continue reading Technologies That Support Distance Education

Instructional Media and the Digital Divide

I taught briefly at a language school in Cambodia, which made me reflect on my use of instructional media and technology in the classroom. I was conducting a class in which the textbook reading was about relationships between people and animals. The night before, I happened to stumble on the most amazing relationship between humans and animals: the African … Continue reading Instructional Media and the Digital Divide

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