Documentation:Learning Principles & Strategies/Case Study Philosophy
The Teaching Challenge
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Group Discussion Results
What may be going on for the students in this scenario?
- No balance in the feedback; students may be overwhelmed
- Superficial and fragmented knowledge
- Little active learning
- Unconscious competence of the professor
What learning principles might help us understand the problem and determine teaching approaches?
- Knowledge organization
- Mastery integration
What teaching strategies might you suggest and why
- Timeline to keep track of the mistakes
- Focus the students: do not give them all the answers
- Match the expectation
- Target feedback
- Ask students what they learned about writing at the end of the year; what makes a good paper?
- Have students grade each others' papers to realize types of errors, what makes a good paper, etc.
- Ask students in higher years to evaluate
- Ambrose, S.A., Bridges, M.W., DiPietro, M., Lovett, M.C., Norman, M.K. (2010). How Learning Works: 7 Researched-based Principles for Smart Teaching. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Doyle, Terry. (2008) Helping Students Learn in a Learner-Centered Environment. Sterling: Stylus