this usually refers to the adaption of educational material for mobile devices so that the student can continue learning activity, regardless of location and time.
from the work of Chris Argyris (1923-2103), this involves corrective action which changes the means but not the ends of a given situation. The goal remains the same as before but single-loop learning involves altering what is done to achieve that goal, perhaps through perfecting or changing the techniques employed (see also double-loop learning)
typifying a number of different schooling approaches which have in common a reaction against accelerated, target-driven, prescriptive, content-heavy curricula. Some examples lay stress on more individualised approaches for pupils, and on less content but studied in much more depth, with greater emphasis on relevance, understanding, and pupil engagement.
the phenomenon of an individual contributing less to a group activity than would be expected. Other similar terms are 'passenger' or 'free rider', in cases where the person seeks benefit merely through reliance on the efforts of others in the group.
an acronym for 'small, private on-line course', a more modest variation of the mooc, where numbers are restricted and so the potential for at least a degree of monitoring and support is increased. it is thought that this development may lead to the formal validation of such courses, leading to accreditation and qualifications.(see mooc)