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Being knowledgeable at the beginning or being allowed to develop yourself?

When it comes to selecting candidates for a study program or for a job, one always has to define certain skills, knowledge contents & levels or competences that one expects the candidates to bring along into the class or the workplace… However, in life-long-learning settings, we will always have to allow students or colleagues to […]

18 November 2009 at 14:42 - Comments

Using a Visual Metaphor to Illustrate the BScE1 Internship

I’ve been thinking about using a set of visually rich illustrations to graphically represent a metaphor of the requirements we ask our BScE1 students to fulfill (BScE1 = 1 Semester of the Bachelor in Educational Sciences study program). We actually want them to develop into “reflective practitioners” combining two different (maybe even seemingly incompatible) developmental […]

15 October 2009 at 21:50 - Comments
bob.reuter at 21:55 on 15 October 2009
Don't ask me why we called this Mission Pinguiiiin... That's the name one of my classes gave itself, for reasons…
bob.reuter at 21:58 on 15 October 2009
I simply found that these cute little birds would perfectly fit into the “learning to swim” scenario… and since the…

Educational Origami: Integration of ICT into the classroom

Educational Origami is a blog, and a wiki, about the integration of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) into the classroom, this is one of the largest challenges that we face as teachers. It’s about 21st Century Learning and 21st Century Teaching.

8 July 2009 at 14:02 - Comments
bob at 20:27 on 8 July 2009
interestingly this website offers quite some resources on the links between learning & teaching with ICT and Blooms Taxonomy of…

Book Review: “Lernen: Ein pädagogischer Grundbegriff” by Michael Göhlich & Jörg Zirfas

I’ve started to read “Lernen: Ein pädagogischer Grundbegriff” by Michael Göhlich & Jörg Zirfas a week ago. It has been recommanded to me by Pierre Fixmer (lecturer @ and will be one of the books we’ll use for our seminar in the Bachelor in Educational Sciences programme “Exploring Perspectives on Learning” next semester. So […]

1 July 2009 at 08:14 - Comments

Book Review: “The Good Teacher: Dominant discourses in teaching and teacher education” by Alex Moore

I’ve just received this book on the “good teacher question” from Amazon. I’m trying to deepen my knowledge about this strain of research, because I want to provide my tutees (students of the bachelor in educational sciences) with better guidance on their own way to “becoming a teacher”. I particularly like, in this book, the […]

1 July 2009 at 08:08 - Comments
bob at 08:12 on 1 July 2009
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Book Review: “Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) for Educators” by AACTE

I’ve recently “discovered” the TPCK model, by browsing the iTunesU catalogue and falling over Dr. Ruben Puentedura’s video podcast called “As We May Teach” (see: I was totally unaware of the theoretical and empirical work done in the field of TPCK, so far and so I was very happy to see that there are […]

1 July 2009 at 08:07 - Comments