Classroom Discussion & Participation
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Essay on the value of intense discussion-based instruction Established orthodoxy indicates that the ideal pedagogical method centers on small, discussion-based classes. Such a model enables "active learning" that, coupled with on-the-spot guidance from a skilled faculty member, is much more likely to change deep thought patterns than traditional lecture-based approaches.
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Blended Learning: Adding Asynchronous Discussions to Your F2F Classrooms This post was co-authored with Elizabeth Alderton, Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. --------- We have all done it: "participated" in a face-to-face discussion, nodding along in agreement, but not really present.
Student-Led Discussion Manual
January 26, 2012 Using Quizzes to Promote Student Engagement and Collaboration
One of the take aways from the Curriculum Mapping Institute this past week was that it brought an upgrade to THE trusted KWL (Know, What to Know and Learned) Chart to the forefront.
Using Whiteboards in the Chemistry Classroom & Beyond
October 6, 2011 by mrkaiser208 The concept of a fish bowl or Socratic seminar is not new. Socratic seminars, fish bowls, and computers
Call it "active learning," or "classroom participation" -- every teacher wants to know how to motivate students to particpate, and how to nurture more involved students and fewer apathetic ones.