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My Epistemological Beliefs

I tried to answer Schommer’s Epistemological Quiz (Schommer, 1998), and my answers has not really changed after my readings. Below are my epistemological beliefs and their effects in facilitating my learning. In rare cases, they have been the reasons of … Continue reading

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Reaction about the Final Exam

I was actually relieved that the examination is open-ended. Given the numerous requirements this trimester, I was happy that I do not have to re-read the entire module. I just have to pick a topic that really captured my attention … Continue reading

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Relating Bloom’s Taxonomy and the TIMSS Cognitive Domains from a Mathematical Perspective

Bloom’s Taxonomy and the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) cognitive domains are two of the most successful hierarchical models in classifying cognitive demands of educational objectives, assessments, and activities. The Bloom’s Taxonomy was named after Benjamin Bloom, … Continue reading

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On Cognitive and Social Constructivism

by Guillermo Bautista Jr. There are two types of constructivism. The first one is cognitive constructivism proposed by Jean Piaget. According to Piaget, learners construct their own knowledge based on the information given to them. Learners use this information to … Continue reading

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On Cognitive Load Theory and Dual Coding Theory

by Guillermo Bautista Jr. Among the readings in Module 5, there are two things that I have learned that I am really interested: Cognitive Load Theory and Dual Coding Theory. In this post, I am going to explain some possible … Continue reading

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Important Behaviors that Should Be Acquired Distance Learning

by Guillermo Bautista Jr. Distance learning can be very demanding in terms of time. This course is even more demanding because it’s a trimestral course. Students have to read and accomplish things in almost half the time of the semestral … Continue reading

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On Behaviors and Corporal Punishments

by Guillermo Bautista Jr. Most of my life, I was the only child in the family, so as you can imagine, I would receive mostly reinforcements and very few punishments. One of the reinforcements I remember was that my mother … Continue reading

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