Summative Reflection of LTEC 6010

Over the past few months, I feel this course has contributed most to my foundational knowledge related to learning theories. Prior to this course, I had limited knowledge of other learning theories outside of behaviorism.  I knew that other learning theories like cognitivism and constructivism existed but could not describe fundamental components of these theories. … Continue reading Summative Reflection of LTEC 6010

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Is there a social science?

Recently I was asked “Is there such a thing as social science?”. At first, I thought this was a silly question – of course there is a social science. There is clearly a natural science (e.g., physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, etc.) and a social science (e.g., sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, etc.). At least that is … Continue reading Is there a social science?

Communications Through Technology: The Positives and Negatives

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Technology has the power to connect us with others. We have so many different ways to communicate with others: people can use email, text messages, instant messages, videos, memes, emojis, pictures, social media, etc. and that is just out of the palm of their hand. To say the least, technology … Continue reading Communications Through Technology: The Positives and Negatives