Goal statements (sometimes called purpose statements) are often used with the Affective Taxonomy. They answer the question, "Why does the student need to learn this material?" Goal statements reflect the instructional designer's empathy for the learner's motivation and attitudes, which should enhance the outcome of the lesson (see Table 1).
Unsubstantiated reflection is thus a possibly useless activity. However, by using an e-Portfolio to both present a project and also substantiate reflective argument with evidences is, in my opinion and experience, the only true and effective method in this web2.0 world. (final ¶)
Describes another teacher educators decision to abandon a "rigid commercial system" and adopt WordPress blogs for blog portfolio developments (and possible replication in other learning and teaching venues
I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment. I've previously discussed podcasting in general here, but in my view there can (and should) be more to the medium than the well-trodden 'single voice-over discusses topic' - what I call the 'fireside chat' - podcast format. To undertake this successfully demands a theoretical understanding and competency in a number of domains.
I will outline the technical aspects of creating, recording, producing, and distributing podcasts at a later time, but for now, I want to investigate some aspects of audio delivered via podcast as a learning channel.