Richard Meyer’s Multi-media Principles are of enormous importance to instructional design. Based on Sweller’s cognitive load theory, and Paivio’s subsequent dual coding theory, as the
Group discussion can be a very useful pedagogy if implemented well. I’ve written about asynchronous discussions here, but the same theory applies to synchronous too.
You want more than me, and I want more than you: this is being a human. We are trapped in a paradoxical relationship with fame,
‘Discussion enables students to find expression for their own thought, to have it challenged, to place this new idea in relation to the first, and
Over time and experience, you have developed an extensive schema related to your area of expertise. It is what makes you an expert in the
My university has begun a trial using a peer assessment tool, so I thought it would be a good idea to explore the research around