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Learning Theories and Professional Development

Learning Theories and Professional Development

Author: Jody Waltman

In this lesson, students will evaluate the significance of networked learning, situated learning, and socio-cultural learning in professional development.

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Notes on "Learning Theories and Professional Development"

(00:00 - 00:20) Introduction

(00:21 - 01:09) Networked Learning Theory

(01:10 - 02:38) Situated Learning Theory

(02:39 - 04:57) Social Learning Theory

(04:58 - 06:19) Self-Efficacy

(06:20 - 08:41) Examples

(08:42 - 09:27) Stop and Reflect

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Andragogy and Teacher Professional Development

This site explains the importance of considering andragogical principles when creating professional development opportunities for teachers.

The Importance of Andragogy in Education

This blog post by Tom Whitby stresses the importance of considering the principles of andragogy in professional development design. Whitby indicates professional development should be active, teacher-centered, and include opportunities for dialogue.