Week 4 Discussion 1
e-Learning Theories – Behaviorism, Cognitivism, and Socio-constructivism” Please respond to the following:
· Debate It: Take a position for or against this statement: e-Learning courses should be based primarily on the theory of behaviorism. Support your position with at least three reasons and examples.
· From the first e-Activity, evaluate the Website’s search engine. Discuss at least two advantages and disadvantages of a customized search engine, providing the names and the URLs of the Websites you evaluated. Then discuss two key ideas you discover from an article you read under “Search News”, posted to http://searchengineshowdown.com. Provide the Website(s), and an article you referenced in your discussion, using the appropriate APA style.
Week 4 Discussion 2
“Social Systems, Higher Education, and Corporate Learning” Please respond to the following:
· From the second e-activity, discuss at least two ways constructivism, as a learning theory, supports and is supported by the e-Learning process. Provide the Website(s) and any article you referenced in your discussion, using the appropriate APA style.
· Propose at least one way professionals in your current or future organization could apply the 4-Plex Model of Networked Learning, described in Chapter 13 of the Rudestam textbook. Provide a rationale for the application of the model.