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3-2-230. Adult Learning Theory and Principles. Become familiar with Adult Learning Theory and the six principles of adult learning Adult Learning Theory Part of being an effective educator involves understanding how adults learn best (Lieb,1991).

Adult Learning Theory and Principles

Pedagogy vs. Andragogy. Over this last year I have been fortunate to have been sent to many education conferences on behalf of SmartBrief in pursuit of content and guest bloggers for SmartBlog on Education.

Pedagogy vs. Andragogy

It is a dream job for a retired educator and an education blogger. The intent is to always keep the educator’s voice on SmartBlog authentic and relevant. In that capacity, I have attended and conducted a multitude of workshops on various education topics. Since I am no longer in the classroom, and have no need to apply what I learn about current teaching methods in a classroom setting, I often attend these workshops as an observer, or even a critical observer in some cases. In conference after conference, and workshop after workshop I have observed successes and failures in the methods employed by presenters to get their material across to their audiences. Much can be learned as an educator by watching what works with a bunch of teacher/learners. Knowles identified the six principles of adult learning as: Awesome Chart on " Pedagogy Vs Andragogy ".

Adult learning is a vast area of educational research and probably one of the most complicated.

Awesome Chart on " Pedagogy Vs Andragogy "

Adults learn differently and have different strategies in learning. Adults Learning Theory and Principles explain in details these strategies and sheds more light on how adults cultivate knowledge. Talking about adult learning brings us to the concept of Andragogy. 27 Ways to Improve your Teaching through Reflective Practice. Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines. Drawing and doodling can help you learn science: study. (Medical Xpress) -- According to a new study students should be encouraged to use freehand drawings in science class because it will help them learn more quickly.

Drawing and doodling can help you learn science: study

The researchers, Associate Professor Shaaron Ainsworth of the University of Nottingham’s School of Psychology, and colleagues from La Trobe and Deakin Universities in Australia, report that freehand drawing can inspire students to learn and retain information, and can help them engage with the educational materials, when they might not pay attention otherwise. How To Find Your Calling. When I wrote 10 Signs You’ve Found Your Calling, many of you beautiful people wrote to me, saying you still haven’t found your calling, but that you have a strong impulse to do visionary work in the world.

How To Find Your Calling

You asked for help knowing how to find your calling, so this post is for those of you who are still seeking your purpose. Before I give you some practical tips, let me start by saying that finding your calling isn’t like going to medical school or getting your MBA. You can’t just sign up, jump through 12 easily defined hoops, and graduate with a full understanding of your Divine Assignment. #Unplug: Baratunde Thurston Left The Internet For 25 Days, And You Should Too. My official biography, such as it is, reads as follows: " Baratunde Thurston is the author of the New York Times best-seller How to Be Black and CEO and cofounder of Cultivated Wit, a creative comedic digital agency and product development company.

#Unplug: Baratunde Thurston Left The Internet For 25 Days, And You Should Too

" I’m an author, consultant, speechifier, and cross-platform opiner on the digital life. My friends say I’m the most connected man in the world. James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you' After the inevitable "How many hours a day do you practice?

James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you'

" and "Show me your hands", the most common thing people say to me when they hear I'm a pianist is "I used to play the piano as a kid. I really regret giving it up". I imagine authors have lost count of the number of people who have told them they "always had a book inside them". 5 Things I Like About Building a PLN on Google+ Due in part to the fact that anyone who has a Google Acccount has a Google+ account, Google+ claims more users than Twitter.

5 Things I Like About Building a PLN on Google+

But based on the response when I speak at conferences about personal learning networks and social media in general, it appears that Google+ is one-tenth as popular as Twitter among educators. I hope this changes over the next year because I think that Google+ has some features that many educators will enjoy. PechaKucha 20x20. 748F5B1BAE244AB5AECDCC45AC299BB9. Home. Society for Pentecostal Studies.

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Dr. Karen’s Rules of the Academic CV. Today’s post is a long overdue post on CVs.

Dr. Karen’s Rules of the Academic CV

While the CV genre permits a wide range of variation, and there is no consensus on the value or desirability of one particular style, I am going to present a list of expectations that govern my own work at The Professor Is In. These expectations will produce a highly-readable, well-organized CV on the American academic model. British and Canadian CV-writers will note that the font is larger, the length is greater, the margins wider, and the white spaces more abundant than you may be used to. These are the typical norms for American CVs (again, admitting of enormous variation among fields and individuals).

These norms govern the “paper” CVs that are submitted as elements of a job application. CV for the academic job market. Over on Scatterplot, there is a discussion of how CVs should look when students (or recent graduates) are applying for academic jobs.

CV for the academic job market

Even within one field, opinions are going to differ, so on a blog such as CT, there’s a good chance people will disagree. Nonetheless, some points may be generalizable so I thought I’d post an edited version of my long comment to that thread here. My experiences come from having applied to numerous positions in several fields when I was on the job market in 2002 (with several on-campus visits and then job offers resulting) and from having sat on a couple of hiring committees in addition to seeing CVs of additional folks who’ve been interviewed in my department and some others on campus over the past few years. One way to approach putting together one’s CVs for an academic job application is to look at the CVs of people who’ve gotten jobs recently, jobs of interest to the candidate.

How to Get Religion Teacher Jobs. It is about that time again. Schools will soon be issuing next year’s contracts and job openings will start to form in Catholic schools across the country. Have you felt a calling to teach religion in Catholic schools? PhDs - CV - The Elements. Overview Listed below are the dozen plus categories of information, that are most often included in a CV (It is also useful to think of them as modules that can be moved around to suit particular openings and circumstances). It would be rare for someone to use all of them in a single CV. Aside from the first three (identification, education, and dissertation) which generally lead, the order that follows depends on your own particular strengths and/or the nature of the job you are applying for.

Mary Elizabeth Hess. The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology - Type to search for People, Research Interests and Universities Searching... Change Photo. Jeffrey Keuss - Seattle Pacific University. Jeffrey Keuss Professor of Christian Ministry, Theology, and Culture; Director, University Scholars Program Email: keussj@spu.eduPhone: 206-281-2442Office: 4 West Nickerson Education: BA, Seattle Pacific University, 1987; MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1995; PhD, University of Glasgow, 2000. At SPU since 2005. Prior to coming to SPU in 2005, Jeffrey Keuss was lecturer of practical theology and ethics and director for the Centre for the Study of Literature, Theology in the Faculty of Arts and Divinity at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

Dr. Westminster Theological Seminary - Applying for Positions. Applying for Positions This section focuses on the initial stages of applying for an open position, such as writing resumes, CVs, and cover letters. You will also find information on obtaining appropriate references and submitting them to prospective employers. Finally, the importance of including a Philosophy of Ministry and a Statement of Faith is discussed.

Resumes Having a well-crafted resume is critical to the success of your job hunt. Cv.

The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology

American Teachers Do More Work for Less Pay Than Their International Peers. Ever wonder how the hours American teachers work and the salary they earn compares to teachers in other industrialized nations? Well, the picture's not pretty. In this infographic courtesy of the Future Journalism Project, American educators work the most hours of all industrialized nations, but are the fifth lowest paid after 15 years on the job. Adjunct Project - Adjunct Professors. The Lonely Life of an Adjunct Professor. The Lonely Life of an Adjunct Professor. What Our Professors Earned. What Our Adjuncts Earn. 'We Ask That You Do Not Call Us Professor' Karen Gregory is an adjuct professor at CUNY, and the syllabus for her introduction to labor studies course includes a section on what being an adjunct means, means, exactly. Her full explanation is below, but to start, here’s a fact from Inside Higher Ed: If an adjunct teaches four courses per semester, they will make “$21,600 annually, compared to starting tenure-track salaries that average $66,000, according to data from the American Association of University Professors.”

Highlights from Gregory’s syllabus: