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Piaget vs Vygotsky

Compare and contrast Piaget and Vygotsky’s theory and implications for teaching and learning

Piaget’s Genetic Epistemology – Implications for teaching and learning:

  • Heirarchal stages
  • Stages develop on their own
  • Maturation + experience
  • Child is more independent
  • How learner interacts
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Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality + DIY

What creative, unconventional, dynamic and engaging application of augmented reality can you envision?

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couldn’t resist relating the possibilities of augmented reality to DIY learning. For example, imagine cooking a meal with augmented reality, where your AR device recognizes the … read more

interactive-case

Multimedia Case Study

Experimenting with new software and web based services comes with the territory if you’re an EdTech professional. Timeline-based software is of particular interest in relation to case-based reasoning (CBR) and case-based learning (CBL) units. They offer tools to digitally … read more

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ETEC 511 Scholarly Essay

With mobile devices becoming a ubiquitous and commonplace occurrence they increasingly turn up in classrooms. Numerous policies have been implemented to regulate the possession and use of these devices and these policies vary by district and institutional level. Notably, … read more

knowledge building

Knowledge building construct

What is unique and educationally significant, about the “knowledge-building” construct?

The educational significance of the knowledge-building construct for me holds the implication of a progressive paradigm shift; one that if successful on a large scale, could (is?) greatly change(ing?) … read more

Ventures-in-Learning-Technologies

Practice Pitch

The following practice pitch is a fictitious company and product conceived of in ETEC 522 to launch an educational product venture pitch for in a very short period of time.

Image source:  TEDx Somerville. (2011). TED-talks-Somerville-2012-0776. [Video file]. Retrieved from … read more