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The Origins of Self-Discipline in American Learning Systems

In his article, “Why Self-Discipline is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within,” Alfie Kohn poses the question in reference to learning systems: “Why do we find […]

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Effective and Ineffective Motivation in Learning Systems

Another slippery issue is the kind of motivation received and exhibited in LMS-hosted and classroom learning systems. Just as the kind of self-discipline is as important as the quantity, so it […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 7

Of course, not every child who shows self-discipline in a learning system has vulnerability, compulsion or control issues. So what sets apart a healthy sense of self-discipline and an unhealthy […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 6

I’ve been writing about how self-discipline and self-control in classroom learning systems should be emphasized less and differently. The array of traits that can enhance a student’s experience in a […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 5

In Alfie Kohn’s article, “Why Self-Discipline is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within,” he makes a strong case against the emphasis on self-discipline and self-control in […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 4

Published materials and discussions on the subject often assert that the promotion of self-discipline is an important goal for learning systems, ignoring research that suggests the issue isn’t so black […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 3

What does it say about our society and its learning systems, poses Kohn, if the idea of self-control is widely applauded even though it may sometimes be inflexible, limiting, and […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 2

In Alfie Kohn’s article, “Why Self-Discipline is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within,” he examines our attitudes about self-discipline in learning systems. He cites research psychologist […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 1

Self-paced. Interactive. Collaborative. These are words we hear a lot in the online learning system community. All well and good, depending on the context–whether it be online courseware, LMS-hosted courses, […]

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Online Learning Systems and Employer Acceptance

An increasing number of employers are recognizing legitimate online degrees at hiring time. However, it’s important to be aware when considering online learning systems that not all employers will accept […]

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Spending Wisely on Online Learning Systems

When choosing an on online learning system, students should watch out for diploma mills. As I’ve written before, if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Many […]

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Creating Conversational Learning Systems

The rise of Web 2.0 technologies is consistent with many societal trends, including the shift in education from one-way to two-way learning systems. Whether it’s with online courseware, an LMS-hosted […]

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Is Facebook Worth Including in Our Learning Systems? Pt. 2

Greenfield believes government ministers’ work on internet regulation has not yet looked at the broad cultural and psychological effect of online friendships via Facebook, Bebo and Twitter. And despite anecdotal […]

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Is Facebook Worth Including in Our Learning Systems? Pt. 1

However, there are certainly arguments against the inclusion of social networking sites in LMS and classroom learning systems. According to a recent article in the Guardian, Lady Greenfield, a leading […]

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Creative Use of Social Networking Sites in Learning Systems

Facebook, we should remember, didn’t begin with image-obsessed, camera-toting teenagers. It began as a way for college students to network online. So it shouldn’t be surprising or if students and […]

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Keeping Online Learning Systems Clean

The problem here, obviously, is not Facebook itself. After all, the learning system misconduct possible online (cheating, posting answers, working collaboratively on work meant to be completed individually) is also […]

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The Study Groups App for Online Learning Systems

The Facebook Study Groups application has gotten plenty of media attention in the past year, with 18 year-old freshman Chris Avenir being threatened with expulsion for creating an online learning […]

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Facebook Apps for Online Learning Systems, Pt. 2

There are certainly a few Facebook applications that aid students and could enhance LMS and classroom learning systems in various ways. There’s SkoolPool, which allows students to research online and […]

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Facebook Apps for Online Learning Systems, Pt. 1

Facebook and other Web 2.0 technologies offer exciting possibilities to create interactive and collaborative learning systems. Online, LMS-hosted and classroom learning systems are able to take advantage of students’ attention […]

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Web 2.0 Learning System Safety for Youngsters, Pt. 2

Because of the hazards involved with including Web 2.0 technologies in many LMS and classroom learning systems, educators who want to use them must take extra precautions.  It is their […]

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