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Problems Underlying the Learning Object Approach

Sunday, January 15, 2006

Although a learning objects approach offers tremendous possibilities to reorganize and improve educational practices, there are many theoretical problems and practical shortcomings that are usually neglected. Implementation of LOs needs a sound pedagogical grounding, and only using LOs according to the principles of contemporary learning theories can their promise be fulfilled. Here are some of the anticipated promises of the LO approach, as well as the many underlying problems revealed.


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