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Klein, James D.; Moore, Alison L. – Educational Technology, 2016
This article focuses on informal learning and its implications for instructional design and performance improvement. The authors begin by sharing a story of how a novice instructional designer employs informal learning strategies in her professional and personal life. Next, they offer a definition of informal learning that encompasses both…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Instructional Design, Performance Factors, Improvement
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Ayar, Mehmet C.; Yalvac, Bugrahan – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2016
In this paper, we discuss the individuals' "roles", "responsibilities", and "routine activities", along with their "goals" and "intentions" in two different contexts--a school science context and a university research context--using sociological lenses. We highlight the distinct characteristics of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Instructional Design, Science Education, Student Role
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Lock, Jennifer V. – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
The purpose of the article is to examine how the paradigm shift in education and the availability of digital technologies have created new opportunities to move learning beyond the microcosm of the traditional face-to-face classroom and into the online global classroom. Students and educators are better positioned to work with other students and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Curriculum Design, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
Jones, Barbara; Chang, Sandy; Heritage, Margaret; Tobiason, Glory; Herman, Joan – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2015
This resource is part of a series produced by the Center for Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) to assist teachers and those who support teachers to plan teaching and learning from College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) for all students, including students with disabilities, English learners, academically at-risk students, students…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Gifted Disadvantaged
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Kaback, Suzanne – AILACTE Journal, 2012
Supporting the reading development of college students is the responsibility of all professors. As experts in the field, with experience navigating and interpreting readings in a particular discipline, professors are obligated to think of themselves as master artisans apprenticing their students to the craft of reading. Texts in all subject areas…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Intentional Learning, Content Area Reading, Reading Habits
Easton, Lois Brown – Corwin, 2011
If you are looking for an organic approach to purpose-driven professional learning, this is the book for you. Award-winning educator Lois Brown Easton's latest work provides a compelling case study in narrative form, a chronological PLC planning outline, and first-hand "lessons learned" about how PLCs develop, mature, and sustain themselves. You…
Descriptors: Discussion, Intentional Learning, Inservice Teacher Education, Guides
Frey, Nancy; Fisher, Douglas – ASCD, 2011
One of the best ways to make sure the spirit of accountability is reflected in your teaching practice is to make sure everything you do in the classroom relates to a specific learning outcome. ASCD best-selling authors Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey explain exactly how to do that and take you through all the steps of making sure every lesson plan has…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
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Valjataga, Terje; Laanpere, Mart – Interactive Learning Environments, 2010
In an increasingly networked and technologically mediated world, people need to continuously update their knowledge and skill base, so as to be able to self-direct their intentional learning projects. In addition to teaching domain-specific knowledge and skills, the role of higher education should be reorganizing current teaching and studying…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Intentional Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment
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Miners, Laurence; Nantz, Kathryn – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2009
The authors are both teachers in the Economics Department at Fairfield University, where they share responsibility for the introductory and intermediate economics courses. Student's comment illustrates that they were apparently not reaching their students in ways that achieved their goals: developing students' abilities to understand economic…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Intentional Learning, Instructional Design, Instructional Effectiveness
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Valjataga, Terje; Fiedler, Sebastian – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
In order to be able to cope with many authentic challenges in increasingly networked and technologically mediated life we need to construct opportunities for participants in higher educational settings to practice the advancement of self-directing intentional learning projects. In addition to teaching general strategies for carrying out these…
Descriptors: Intentional Learning, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students
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Pfahl, Nancy Lloyd; Wiessner, Colleen Aalsburg – Adult Learning, 2007
Narrating stories of life experience has helped educators motivate adult learners with diverse goals. Working with culturally diverse learners in their community contexts, including adults who have been unable to advance their development and learning, educators have observed them become more able to learn and succeed in their varied pursuits as…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students
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Koh, Myung Hwa; Branch, Robert Maribe – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2004
This is a discussion about the role of a case or authentic scenario in an online learning environment. Using authentic cases for intentional learning promotes effective, cognitive, and affective transfer between learning space and performance space. Creating an online case event provides an opportunity for learning design professionals to use…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Benefits, Online Courses, Intentional Learning
Dunlap, Joanna C.; Grabinger, Scott – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2003
Several instructional features facilitate the development of metacognitive and self-directed learning skills, and disposition to lifelong learning: student autonomy, responsibility, and intentionality; intrinsically motivating activities; enculturation; discourse and collaboration among learners; and reflection. Describes and presents examples of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Instructional Design, Intentional Learning
Martinez, Margaret – 1999
The purpose of this study was to determine if learning orientation, time, and learning environment accounted for significant variance, effects, and interactions. The investigator developed a course for adults, entitled "Discovering the Web," presented it in three World Wide Web learning environments, and provided adapted solutions for audiences…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Educational Theories
Klein, James D.; Cavalier, Jamie C. – 1999
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of implementing cooperative learning and objectives with computer-based instruction (CBI). Subjects were 125 fifth and sixth grade students. Cooperative dyads and individuals worked through a CBI earth science program that contained either instructional objectives, advance organizers, or no…
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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