Rachael’s Journey in Instructional Design
Welcome to my journey of learning and exploring Instructional Design. I began this journey in November 2020 through Walden University. I look forward to what the future holds in opening this new career door.
“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”Dolly Parton
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In looking back on this 8-week course, I had the opportunity to enrich my education in learning theories, styles, strategies, technology, and motivation. I remembered vaguely in an undergraduate psychology course discussing learning theories. This time, I linked how people can effectively learn by designing a curriculum to enhance their understanding. Each week, I lookContinue reading “Reflection: Learning Theory and Instructions”
At the beginning of the Learning Theories and Instructions course, the professor asked which learning theories and style best defines how you learn. My response was Behaviorist theory. Studying each learning theory and style, I would say it is a blend of Connectivism, and Adult Learning, such as Action, Experiential, Project-Based, and Self-Directed. I findContinue reading “Fitting the Pieces Together”
Mind Map Activities give a visual concept of Connectivism learning theory. Siemens (2005) defines Connectivism as “learning can reside outside of ourselves, is focused on connecting specialized information sets, and the connections that enable us to learn more are more important than our current state of knowing.” As you see in the map above, learningContinue reading “Learning Connections”
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