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A new approach to contemporary documentation and learning What is learning? How do we look for, capture, reflect on, and share learning to foster meaningful and active engagement? A Guide to Documenting Learning helps educators answer these questions. Documenting learning is a process that makes thinking about learning processes visible, meaningful, shareable, and amplified. It facilitates student-driven learning, helping students reflect on and articulate their own learning processes. It also helps teachers reflect on their own learning and classroom practice. When teachers are co-creators with their students, both gain valuable insights that inform future learning and empower students as engaged learners. This unique how-to book • Explains the purposes and different types of documentation • Teaches different “LearningFlow” systems to help educators integrate documentation throughout ...
Chapter 4: Documenting Engagement and Learning Layers
Documenting Engagement and Learning Layers
If people choose to engage on a one-dimensional level, that’s fine. But going beyond the surface can enrich ourselves as human beings.
For people to engage in learning, they need to have an intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, or a combination of both. Some are motivated by passion, interest, or simply the love of learning. Others are motivated by necessity, getting a good grade, earning a living, or trying to gain a promotion. When viewing motivation from learner engagement, the layers of learning take on an interesting perspective.
Defining Learner Engagement
Who is documenting versus who is doing the documentation? This question is not as simple as it may first appear. In any learning environment, there ...