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Learning Objects

 

 

What are Learning Objects ? All about learning objects

Examples of Learning Objects

 

Developing your own learning objects

 

Welcome to www.learningtools.arts.ubc.ca, from UBC Arts ISIT. The e-learning tools listed here are publicly available for academic use, within and outside the University of British Columbia. Periodically, Arts IS releases new tools to this site, so please check back in the future to see what's new. You are invited to explore these exciting new learning tools, and make free use of the learning objects they generate for educational or research purposes.

 

Wisconsin Online Resource Centre

 

These learning object activities listed in this web site are designed for either group or individual exploration into concepts from middle school mathematics. The activities are Java applets and as such require a java-capable browser.

 

There are 132 Objects and 86 Categories in the web site's database

 

A lesson plan using a learning object for ESL/EFL students on sentence building.

 

Preparing Teachers To Use Learning Objects by Tuiren A. Bratina, Darrin Hayes and Steven L. Blumsack

 

EdNA Online is a joint initiative of the State and Territory governments, and the Australian Government, through their education departments.

 

Preparing Teachers To Use Learning Objects

 

Instructional use of learning objects (online version) to be downloaded for free.

 

 

Learning Technology Standards Committee

 

Technology Integration Projects: Projects and learning objects from kindergarten to grade 12.

 

Three Objections to Learning Objects:  Friesen, N. (2004). Three Objections to Learning Objects. In McGreal, R. (Ed.). Online Education Using Learning Objects. London: Routledge/Falmer. See also my presentation (MS PowerPoint) for the Canadian Association for Distance Education Annual conference. "Learning objects," "learning object metadata," and "learning object repositories" are terms that have been central to many discussions, projects and funding priorities of both public and private educational organizations.

This paper outlines a number of problems associated with this movement, all of which arise in some way from the juxtaposition of narrow technical and specialized concepts with the general and varied dimensions and contexts of learning. In doing so, it will place special emphasis on the contexts proper to public education. It raises these objections to learning objects in the interests of fostering an open discussion that would bring the concepts and thinking associated with them to more fruitful relationship with the practices of learning and education.

 

PROS AND CONS OF LEARNING OBJECTS

 

This site is designed to introduce the subject of learning objects.

Merlot is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected here along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments.

 

Learning Objects Network Inc.

 

"The instructional use of learning objects is a new online book that tries to go beyond the technological hype and connect learning objects to instruction and learning. You can read the full text of the book here for free" Cited from:  Wiley, D. A. (2000). Connecting learning objects to instructional design theory: A definition, a metaphor, and a taxonomy. In D. A. Wiley (Ed.), The Instructional Use of Learning Objects: Online Version. Retrieved MONTH DAY, YEAR, from the World Wide Web: http://reusability.org/read/chapters/wiley.doc

 

Journal of Digital Information, Volume 3 Issue 4
Article No. 164, 2003-02-19
To cite this paper please include the details above in the full reference
Themes: Information management

Use and Abuse of Reusable Learning Objects by Pithamber R. Polsani, Learning Technology Centre, University of Arizona.

 

H. Wayne Hodgins is the man behind the term "Learning Objects". He is "responsible for increasing human performance (employees, partners & customers) through what he refers to as Learnativity".

 

Updates: What's New on Learnativity.com?

 

Learning Objects: A very comprehensive paper by Stephen Downes on Learning Objects.

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