DECP 05: e-Content Creation
Pedagogical Principles for e-Learning Environment
The e-Learning pedagogy focuses on the exploitation of information technologies to adapt to the varying learning scenarios and diverse student needs. Successful learning pedagogy requires teachers to understand how students learn and must have the capacity & autonomy to design, implement and assess educational activities that meet the needs of individual and all students.
Subsequent developments in computer technology, whereby interactivity and functionality could more readily be provided within rich multimedia environments, have produced software at least inspired by more constructivist notions. Since Internet and World Wide Web (WWW) has increased in education delivery. Technology-based approaches to learning provide many opportunities for constructivist learning. Read about 10 Pedagogical Principals of e-Learning .
The way in which the various educationist in the innovation process might address these principles will be different, and so in the we are exploring an approach which involves building guidance resources to help educate e-learning designers and users. We believe that while comprehending the pedagogic aspects of quality is a wholly contextual activity, these core principles are sufficiently generic to be relevant across various school/college systems despite the difference in emphasis, from country to country, on the approach to teaching and learning. We believe that this work needs to be set firmly in the benefit of the learners and academics of geographical location sighted, where appropriate and relevant. There are instances of some excellent thinking, research and practice relating to pedagogical quality. We now have an opportunity to bring all of this work together and, as a consequence, enable some powerful learning.