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Meaningful Learning. Instructors: Cindy Rubbelke & AlexANDRIA Lewis. Notes. -The instructors have included audio clips of information. Click on the speaker for audio. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Instructors: Cindy Rubbelke &AlexANDRIA LewisMeaningful LearningNotes-The instructors have included audio clips of information. Click on the speaker for audio.

References:Meaningful Learning with Technology by Jane L. Howland, David Jonassen, and Rose M Marra(picture from Amazon)

Online Learning by Nada Dabbagh and Brenda Bannan-Ritland.(picture from Amazon)

What is meaningful & learning?

Meaningful: To have purpose.

Learning: the activity or process of gaining knowledge or skill by studying, practicing, being taught, or experiencing something

(http://merriam.webster.com)Meaningful learning with technologyReference: Meaningful Learning with Technology by Jane L. Howland, David Jonassen, and Rose M. Marra. Chapter One.

Five Characteristics of Meaningful Learning(1) Active (2) Constructive (3) Intentional(4) Authentic(5) Cooperative

Howland, et. al (2012) describe these characteristics as interrelated, interactive, and interdependent (p. 5). Howland et. al also refers to learning with technology and not learning from technology. (p 5)

MEANINGUL LEARNING AND VIDEOSHow does this apply to videos?

- Videos are tools. *Refer to this Course Module: Application Menu- Examples and Non-Examples. These pages will provide more specific examples of videos in meaningful learning situations.

Authentic learning activitiesReference: Online Learning by Nada Dabbagh and Brenda Bannan-Ritland. Chapter Six. (p.205) Ten Attributes of Authentic learning activitiesAuthentic activities:Have real-world relevance. Ill defined.Compromise complex tasks.Provides opportunities for students to review tasks from different perspectives,Provide collaboration opportunities.Provides time for reflection.Can be span different subject areas.Related to assessment.Create polished products valuable in their own right.Allows for competing solutions and diversity of outcomes.

6THANKS

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the instructors questions in the course module under Discussion Forums-Instructor Questions.