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Further thoughts on professional values (Unit 7)

The online tutor group forum has been very quiet this week, which is a shame as I always learn so much from others, especially since many of my fellow students are very much hands on in terms of teaching, mainly at … Continue reading

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Professional values (Unit 7)

Core Activity 7.1: Professional values Exploring and articulating professional values and standards that apply to the work of an elearning practitioner. Definition of values: ‘principles or standards  of behaviour; one’s  judgement of what is  important in life’ Oxford dictionaries online Definition … Continue reading

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What are Learning Technologists? (Unit 5)

Core Activity5.5: The profession of learning technologist. Although I’ve struggled to see a distinct profession of ‘elearning’ I did recognise the role of Learning Technologist, or at least the job title. The readings this week (Oliver, 2002; Beetham et al., … Continue reading

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Writing my first assignment

A reflection on the process of writing my first assignment for this module. As I was working on my assignment I wrote down how I felt about the process . . . I spent some time exploring the essay question … Continue reading

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Learning objectives and action planning (Unit 3)

In my last posting I described the process of conducting a learning needs analysis, associated with my project management role in a commercial elearning company. From this I have developed some key learning objectives, areas where I need to further … Continue reading

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Personal and professional development planning (Unit 3)

Core Activity 3.4: Reflecting on personal and professional development planning (PDP) This has been a useful week, I’ve been working on a personal development needs analysis which I decided to use to focus on the skills and competencies that I … Continue reading

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