Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Future Topics

As my Grad School semester winds down, there are so many topics I’d like to blog about. Some of which include:

Adult Learning Theory:
Self-Directed Learning
Transformative Learning
Communities of Practice (CoP)
Problem Based Learning
Action Learning
Cognitive Information Processing (CIP)

Instructional Technology:
Dick and Carey’s instructional Design Model
Allison Rossett’s Needs Assessment
Robert Mager’s Behavioral Objectives
Donald Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluation

Performance Technology:
Thomas Gilberts Leisurely Theorems
Joe Harless’s 13 Smart Questions
Kurt Lewin’s Force Field Theory and Analysis
Frederick Herzberg’s Motivational Hygiene Theory
Roger Kaufman’s Organizational Elements Model
Kaoru Ishikawa’s Fishbone Model

We talked about quite a few topics in my first semester, but these are the ones that stand out to me. I hope to write something about each of these before my next course begins in June. Stay Tuned!