Guide to integrating technology and pedagogy 

 

The Spinifex framework aims to provide a simplified and easy to use framework that integrates technology enablers with key attributes for generating meaningful learning. The integration of pedagogy with technology is key to accelerating learning.

The Spinifex Detailed below is a framework for describing the integration of pedagogy and technology to enhance learning. Technology resources in the ADELE Learning Management System are aligned with meaningful learning attributes such as active, constructive, authentic, and collaborative to create a useful matrix.



  Learning task  
Technology resource Technology Model Transfer knowledge Active Constructive Authentic Collaborative Bloom’s taxonomy
Add or review resource or link e-Resources Provide access to information. Learner accesses knowledge or uploads assignment. Provide information learners use to construct learning activities. Allows access to workplace manuals, doctrine. Provide information and direction for syndicate activity. Understand.
News forum e-Resources Make an announcement NA NA NA NA Understand.
Discussion forum Communities of practice Share information. Learners must actively engage. Learners can use topics to construct learning. Topics can relate to authentic workplace problems. Collaborate on topics, explore, discuss, write collaboratively. Understand, apply.
Lesson Online course.
Blended Learning course.
Pre-structured course content. Learners must actively engage. Learners can use prior knowledge to construct learning. Content can relate to authentic workplace problems. NA Understand, apply, analyse.
Scenario based learning activity Online course.
Blended Learning course.
Pre-structured course content. Learners must actively engage in scenario. Learners use lesson knowledge to construct and solve problems. Activities relate to authentic workplace scenarios. NA Apply, analyse, evaluate.
Simple assessment quiz Online course. Pre-structured course content. Allows learners to actively apply their new knowledge. NA Quiz activities can relate to the workplace. NA Understand, apply.
Scenario or problem-solving assessment Online course.
Blended Learning course.
Pre-structured course content. Learners actively engage in solving problems. Learner construct knowledge as part of the assessment. Scenarios are authentic to the workplace. NA Understand, apply, analyse, evaluate.
Assignment (example: write and record orders) Blended Learning course. Community of practice. Pre-structured course content. Learners actively engage with the activity. Learners can construct knowledge to complete assignment. Realistic workplace activities can be used. Learners can collaborate on assignments in syndicates. Understand, apply, analyse, evaluate, create.

 

Great fit in ADELE LMS Can work with additional learning design