1. Give three exs of learning experiences and link each of exs to the behavioral, cognitive, and constructivist/contextual theories. For each ex, be sure to describe why each ex reflected the characteristics of theories.
2. Using practical exs, describe how a course designer might use active learning and exploratory learning principles in carrying out systematic instructional technology. Use the AECT definition of instructional technology as a basis.
3. Current debate within the educational field surrounds the idea that different content requires different instructional strategies. Do you agree or disagree and why? Another recent area of discussion surrounds the idea that adults and children should be "instructed" differently because they "learn" differently. Do you agree or disagree and why?
4. Using the internet, find information on Educational Paradigms and respond to the following problems:
a. Which paradigm best describes a school's environment? Why? Provide an ex.
b. How does the school paradigm affect the assessments and measurement of student learning?
c. Which paradigm most represents education and assessment?