The introduction of online learning tools in trades education was not as widely developed as in more academic settings. The need to close classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a pivot to full online classrooms.
The Neurodivergent Owner’s Manual
When I learned about how our brain learns during the cognitive science session of the course I am taking (PIDP 3100), I could not help but think about my own and my daughter’s challenges. Listen to the podcast https://anchor.fm/frithjof-petscheleit8/episodes/The-Neurodivergent-Owners-Manual-e19sg0t Transcript In this episode, I would like to present some background of a condition that (according to HealthLinkBC) affects …
PIDP 3100 Chat and Blog Reviews
For this assignment, I chatted with another person in the class. I love online classes and rarely miss sitting in a classroom. It is nice though to connect with someone that is on a similar journey.
Indigenous Learning Cultures
For the learning theory report in my PIDP course at VCC, I chose to learn about Indigenous learning philosophies. As always when I learn about the cultures we settlers have oppressed (and still do), I am blown away by the richness and depth of things we still need to learn.
2021 Trends in Adult Education
For my course at VCC PIDP 3100 I interviewed Chantale Hutchinson from Okanagan College. Here is a recording of our conversation:
An Educated Person is One Who Has Learned How To Learn
While we have an obligation to supply our trades students with the required learning, we also need to teach them how to continue learning after they complete our program.
2021 Trends In Trades
One way to help solve the current shortage of qualified tradespeople is attracting more women into the skilled trades.
"a concern for establishing and guiding the next generation"