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Online Learner by Mind Map: Online Learner
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Online Learner

Learner Characteristics

communicate

synchronous, meeting rooms (Adobe Connect), voice over IP (Skype), "live text" chat

asynchronous, writing, text chat, discussion forums, email

willing to "speak up"

confusion

difficulty

frustration

responsible

self-motivated, work independently, complete readings, participate, complete assignments

committed, participate 3-5 days a week, post questions, respond to questions, family support

self-disciplined, 5 to 10 hrs/week/course, respectful, polite

open minded

non-traditional learning

believe in online learning

technology issues

flexible

Learning Styles

Approaches

Constructivism, world, personal reality, knowledge, observation, interpretation, contextualization, processing

Cognitive Approach, internal & reflective, memory, processing capacity, thinking, depth of processing, motivation, effort

Behaviorist approach, observable change, external stimuli

Styles

visual/verbal, writing, visual aids, quiet environments, class notes, textbooks

visual/nonverbal, pictures, quiet environment, artistic, film, video

auditory/verbal, aural learner, group discussion, interaction, audio tape, lectures

tactile/kinesthetic, participatory learner, field work, demonstrations, physical/hands on

Skills

Weaknesses

access to equipment, computer, Internet

Strenghts

quality input

think ideas through before responding

use technology

Learner Strategies

learning contracts

what will be learned

evaluation criteria

time frame

how learning accomplished

small group work

discussions

guided design

role play

games

problem solving

discussion

interactive

analysis

critical thinking

participatory learning

project

special interests

practical experience

simulations

case studies

collaboration

brainstorming

lecture

educator is expert

disseminate information

collaborative learning

learn together

differing abilities

construct knowledge

responsiblility

self-directed learning

learner directed

self paced learning

learner initiated

case study

past experiences

participatory

relevant case

link to future experiences

practical thinking

mentorship

learner development

drawing from prior knowledge

guided learning

modeling

interpreting

support

provide vision

challenge

forum

open discussion

moderator

audience