What’s in it for me? Thinking back to August, and our professional development (PD) day, I have been thinking about our aim for a more experiential learning environment (Kolb’s learning theory). Comments overheard during PD included lots of examples of experiences we are providing students to actively engage them in this process of learning, but… Continue Reading What’s in it for me?
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Do you remember the fun group quiz we took at the August PD day? The one with the scratch card answer sheet? Several of you have asked if NMC could get some of these answer cards, so CIE has purchased a batch of them. They are a great way to get students talking and working… Continue Reading Scratch Cards are Here
Are you a math or science instructor looking to increase student engagement? Do you want to help your students understand the course reading, learn how to attack problems, and be more successful in your class? This six-week online course may be for you. According to the website, in this course you will learn “how to identify and… Continue Reading STEM Faculty 101 Course
Do you remember the fun group quiz we took at the August PD day? The one with the scratch card answer sheet? Several of you have asked if NMC could get some of these answer cards, so CIE has decided to purchase a batch of them. I am hoping they will be here by next… Continue Reading Scratch Cards are Coming
A friend of mine (and a career educator) recently shared an article with me titled Shifting from Pedagogy to Heutagogy in Education. ‘Heutagogy’ is a term coined by by Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon of Southern Cross University in Australia. It’s derived from the Greek roots for ‘self’ and ‘leading’. Heutagogy is, essentially, self-determined learning.… Continue Reading Heutagogy: just leave the manual on the seat