The Learning Renaissance

I’m Agog! New Directions in Learning

Time was when it was sufficient to study an ‘ology’ to garner intellectual respect. In education the movement is towards a ‘gogy’.

When the dominant purpose of education was seen to be the transmission of knowledge from teacher to student pedagogy generally sufficed to describe the learning process.

As the process has become more diffuse, a range of different perspectives and paradigms have come into play to capture the move towards greater student control of the learning process. In part this student centred learning has come from moves towards individualised or personalised learning.

Undoubtedly key drivers of these new perspectives on learning have been the application of technologies to learning and a growing understanding of what constitutes more effective learning methodologies gleaned from brain based learning research and neuroscience.

This infographic gives a useful introduction…

Read more at SHIFT elearning: 3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age
Via ETML: These Are The 4 Concepts Shaping 21st Century Learning

About educationalist04

I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world. My books, Future Proof Your School and Re-Examining Success together with this blog, explore how better learning outcomes for all can be achieved.

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