In general, 'theory' gets overshadowed by 'practice'. For obvious reasons! It's something like my theorizing about how to paint a landscape vis-a-vis the very action of painting the landscape. Practice takes over theory, in that sense. But, in effect, it's theory from which action springs forth. Put it another way, theory is the foundation over... Continue Reading →
Learning Design Basics: Bifurcating Pedagogical Content Knowledge
In my last post, I reflected on pedagogical content knowledge and appreciated the critical role it plays in contributing to sound learning design. I use the term pedagogy to mean instructional methods and not (just) those of teaching connected with education. By that reason, I mean it to encompass andragogy too. Now, digging a bit deeper... There... Continue Reading →
Learning Design Basics: Definition, the take-off point!
As I reiterated to myself in the previous post, the most critical aspect of my taking up any exercise is to wholeheartedly embrace and internalize its BASICS. Because, that's where the core lies. Get the core right. Do not, at any point in time, let it go off the radar because it seems too obvious. Do... Continue Reading →
Learning Design Basics: Introduction
I've been playing the role of a Learning Designer for quite some time now - 5 years, 9 months as on date. Of late, a bit of reflection has been doing rounds in my mind, prompting me to document my grasp of the learning design basics. I reckon to myself that it's worth the effort... Continue Reading →