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The Learning Process Methodology
provides a powerful and universal model for the learning process
and lies at the heart of Process Education theory. Since the
goal of instructional design is to guide someone through the
learning process, the LPM is inherently tied to the design of
learning activities. Classic and contemporary studies of
Learning and Instructional design have developed their own
corresponding models, most of which are subsets of the LPM.
Finding connections between their models and ours opens an
essential dialogue between Process Educators and other schools
Review the Learning Process Methodology and its
connection to the design of learning activities
Learn about other models of the Learning Process and
Instructional Design Process
Understand how these other models overlap with the LPM
For each step of the LPM, attendees can identify a
component of a learning activity that is supported by the
Each attendee found a model for the learning process or
instructional design process outside of Process Education
and can describe the steps involved.
Each attendee maps the steps in the model they found to
the steps in the LPM and produces possible explanations for
models that reach beyond the scope of the LPM.
Resources (suggested models; using other models is
Merrill, M. D.
(2009). First Principles of Instruction. In C. M. Reigeluth
& A. Carr (Eds.), Instructional Design Theories and Models:
Building a Common Knowledge Base (Vol. III). New York:
Select a model from outside Process Education (either one of
the models listed in the Resources or one of your own
choosing) and use it to the answer the Exploration Questions
forum for this workshop (before the workshop begins).
What is the name of the model you chose?
Is it a
model of the Learning Process or a model for
What are the steps of the
What are the similarities and differences
between the LPM and the POGIL methodology for activity
At 7pm EST on
March 27, 2017, join the Zoom meeting
using the information available in the column at left.
Should this be your first Zoom meeting,
here are instructions on how to join a Zoom meeting. The
Facilitator will give a brief orientation to the workshop
and then will create Zoom Breakout Rooms for the teams. Each
team will work in their Breakout Room to complete the
You can phone in to the meeting, but MUST use the
Google Chrome browser to join the online portion.
President: Joyce Adams
President Elect: Mary Moore Past
President: Dan Cordon Secretary:
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Process Education integrates many different educational theories,
processes, and tools in emphasizing the continuous development of learning
skills through the use of assessment principles in order to produce learner