Author Archives: Erica Pax

William H. Kilpatrick Timeline

Click on the link below to access a timeline on the life, philosophical and theoretical foundations and major contributions of William H. Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick_Timeline

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William H. Kilpatrick Glogster References

Click here to access the references I used in creating my Glogster poster about the life and works of William H. Kilpatrick for EDTL 6110 Curriculum Inquiry. Kilpatrick_References

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Weeks 10 – 16: Creating an Interactive Learning Module

For the last six weeks I have been developing an interactive learning module on the topic of exposure in digital photography called Understanding Exposure. I chose exposure as my topic because, as a photographer, it is something that I know … Continue reading

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Week 15: Connectivism

This week I read George Siemen’s article Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age. Even though it was written in 2004, the ideas and principles outlined in the article still hold true today. Siemens begins by providing an introduction … Continue reading

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Week 13: Distributed Cognitions

This week I read Distributed Cognitions by Roy Pea and John Seely Brown. They argue that intelligence is distributed across minds, persons, and the symbolic and physical environments. It is socially constructed through collaborative efforts and also found in artifacts … Continue reading

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Week 12: Personal Learning Environments (PLEs)

Last week in Digital Learning Theories my classmates and I all posted screencasts reviewing our personal learning environments (PLEs). Creating a PLE was important for me because I was getting overwhelmed with all of the different places I needed to … Continue reading

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Week 11: Snowflakes & Gifted Learning

So what do snowflakes have in common with gifted learning? After reading Snowflakes, Living Systems, and the Mystery of Giftedness by David Yun Dai and Joseph S. Renzuli I realized that there are similarities between snowflakes and gifted learning. According … Continue reading

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