Gagne’s 9 Events of Instruction

  1. Create an attention-grabbing introduction.
  2. Inform learner about the objectives of the eLearning course.
  3. Stimulate recall of prior knowledge.
  4. Create goal-centered eLearning content.
  5. Provide online guidance.
  6. Practice makes perfect.
  7. Offer timely feedback.
  8. Assess early and often.
  9. Enhance transfer of knowledge by tying it into real world situations and applications.

8 Strategies Robert Marzano & John Hattie Agree On

Strategy 1: A Clear Focus for the Lesson

Strategy 2: Offer Overt Instruction

Strategy 3: Get the Students to Engage With the Content

Strategy 4: Give Feedback

Strategy 5: Multiple Exposures

Strategy 6: Have Students Apply Their Knowledge

Strategy 7: Get Students Working Together

Strategy 8: Build Students’ Self-Efficacy

Keller’s ARCs Model – Attention

  •      Concreteness
  •      Incongruity and Conflict
  •      Humor
  •      Variability
  •      Participation
  •      Inquiry

Keller’s ARCs Model – Relevance

  •      Experience
  •      Present Worth
  •      Future Usefulness
  •      Needs Matching
  •      Modeling
  •      Choice

Keller’s ARCs Model – Confidence

  •      Clear Learning Objectives and Prerequisites
  •      Increasing Levels of Difficulty
  •      Realistic Expectations
  •      Learner Controlled Elements
  •      Opportunities for Increased Learner Independence

Keller’s ARCs Model – Satisfaction

Changing the physical environment of where we learn

  • Here is a classroom I would be proud to teach in, or be a student in.

Why New Teachers Aren’t Using Technology

  • We’ve been  ASSUMING that when “digital natives” become teachers, technology use in the classroom will become truly transformative.  John Spencer explains why this is not necessarily the case.