I have compiled my synthesis of the four main TELE’s using a mind map program called Venngage. Unfortunately, unless I was to upgrade to Premium I cannot add the image to this feed so if you could please follow the link, it’ll bring you to my work.
During this module we examined four different components of TELE’s; Anchored Instruction, WISE/SKI, T-GEM & LFU’s. TELE’s, Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments, provide students with access to creative technologies that showcase new ways of learning information. I personally have learned a great deal and am excited to continue my own personal learning journey by adding to this diagram as I continue to come across different TELE’s.
My take home point to this synthesis of TELE’s is that while there are many different technologically enhanced learning environments that can assist in the construction of knowledge for students, it is important as educators to continue to remember that what we choose as a means of presentation must be meaningful at its core. TELE’s must be purposefully implemented and used for a specific reason and not just for the fact that it is there. With many TELE’s that we have come across in this module, they can overcomplicated student’s understandings of a topic if they are too complex for the age group. As such, educators must be cognizant of this and carefully pick which TELE’s to make use of and which to avoid until the right time/class.
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