Documentation:Course Design Intensive/Facilitators Guidebook/Day 3 Resources
Day 3 Resources
- What's In, What's Out, etc.: Venn Diagram for Planning Learning Activities
- Addressing a Learning Challenge: Jigsaw Activity
- Course Design Examples by Disciplines:
Teaching & Instructional Strategies
- Instructional Strategies: Eberly Centre at Carnegie Mellon
- Pedagogies & Strategies (from Powerpoints to Blogs and many things in between): Vanderbilt - Centre for Teaching - Guides
- Book:New Science of Learning:How to learn in harmony with your brain
- Misconceptions: Improving Classroom Performance by Challenging Student Misconceptions About Learning - Dr. Stephen Chew
- Learning/Teaching Challenges: Eberly Centre at Carnegie Mellon
Blogs on Teaching
- The Teaching Professor Blog: Learner Centered Teaching
- Agile Learning: Derek Bruff - Blog about teaching practice (he is the Director of the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University)
- Stanford University's Teaching Talk Blog.
Active Learning :
- Active Learning Strategies: Spectrum of Complexity
- Active Learning Strategies: Some Examples
- ablconnect: Harvard's database of teaching strategies for active learning.
- Derek Bruff - Agile Learning:
- Simon Bates (UBC): Physics 101 Learning Objects Assignment Guide: http://blogs.ubc.ca/phys101/files/2015/01/LO-Guide.pdf
- Kathryn Grafton (UBC): Wikipedia assignment: Canadian Literature: exploring themes of online participation, systemic bias on Wikipedia (related to gender and social position), equitable representation.
- Strategies for Teaching Writing (UBC resource developed for science, but will have applicability across disciplines)
- Beyond the Essay: Making Student Thinking Visible In the Humanities: Vanderbilt University
- Redfied, R. (2015). Putting my money where my mouth is: the Useful Genetics project: Science Direct.
- This Changed My Practice: UBC Continuing Professional Development: Medicine.
- Team Work Resource: IPC On The Run
- Decoding the Disciplines: a process for increasing student learning by narrowing the gap between expert and novice thinking.
- Middendorf, J. ; Pace, D. (2004). Decoding the Disciplines: A Model for Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking. New Directions for Teaching and Learning.
- Beware the Expert Blind Spot - Heather Landers - Colorado State University.
- How to create and manage groups - from Cornell University
- Group work: Using cooperative learning groups effectively - from Vanderbilt U - Centre for Teaching
- Group Project Tools - from Eberly Centre
- Articles on forming teams:
- Brickell, J. L., Porter, D. B., Reynolds, M. F., & Cosgrove, R. D., (1994). Assigning Students to Groups for Engineering Design Projects: A Comparison of Five Methods. Journal of Engineering Education, 7, 259-262. (From Brickell…. “allowing students to select their own groups results in poorest attitudes about course, their instructors, the project, and their classmates”)
- Fiechtner, S. B., & Davis, E. A. (1985). Why some groups fail: A survey of students' experiences with learning groups. The Organizational Behavior Teaching Review, 9(4), 75-88.
- Developing Engaged Citizen's Through Critical Thinking: A student's summary of a presentation by Professor Terry Hebert - highlighting an writing activity he uses to engage Pharmacology students in translating scientific research for laypersons.
Blended and Flipped Classrooms
- Blended and Online Learning - excellent overview and resources: Vanderbilt U - Centre for Teaching.
- UBC's Flexible Learning Initiative: Flexibytes: a UBC curated collection of news stories related to teaching practice.
- UBC-V requirements for all course syllabi are outlined in the Senate Policy titled "Content and Distribution of Course Syllabi"
- An optional template associated with the above policy can be found here.File:How to Make your Syllabus more Learner-centered.pdf
- Syllabus Construction: Vanderbilt University
- Iterating and Alignment: Revisiting Your Syllabus (Roselynn Verwood, CTLT - on leave); 7-minute video on aligning outcomes, assessment and teaching and learning activities.
- Bart, Mary (2015) A Learner Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone For Learning - Faculty Focus
- An example: http://callingbullshit.org/
Video and Multimedia
- CTLT's curated set of Design Principles for Multimedia
- DIY Media support site - for faculty and students who are creating media for learning.
- Dr. Rosie Redfield's Useful Genetics on YouTube - Open educational resources that are also used in a MOOC.
- Veritasium: YouTube channel of Science and Engineering videos. Derek Muller (the scientist turned filmmaker behind Veritasium) highlights the connection between video and learning in this interview: http://diy.open.ubc.ca/research/
- Consultation related to the selection and use of learning technology to help you meet learning outcomes: