Motivating Active and Group Learning

Motivating Active and Group Learning

Motivating Active and Group Learning Steve Wolfman University of Washington CCSC-NW 2002 Why Active and Group Learning? t

Flagging attention [McConnells meds, Blighs heart rate/memory] Critical/Higher-order thinking [Blooms Taxonomy] Varied learning styles [Felders Learning Styles] Constructivist knowledge building ZoPeDs [Vygotskys Zones of Proximal Development] Communicating ideas Steve Wolfman - UW 2 Why worry about motivation? Help students understand why active and group learning Get students to

t Engage Connect Communicate Interact Steve Wolfman - UW 3 Rules of Thumb for Motivation

Disclose your reasons Diversify your exercises Make engaging exercises Design for groups Steve Wolfman - UW t 4 Rule of Thumb #1: Disclose Tell students what you and they are doing and why; follow up!

t first day shout learning styles descriptions [Thomas et al.] explaining group work/learning styles results [Deibel] problems w/motivation w/out explicit follow-up Steve Wolfman - UW 5 Rule of Thumb #2: Diversify Embrace diversity in your problems, your

students solutions, and in your students. t data structures problems [Deibel] syntactic salt little sister CAT [VanDeGrift] prime words Steve Wolfman - UW 6 Rule of Thumb #3: Make engaging problems Create problems with intrinsic interest.

t disequilibration [Reed] Lets Make a Deal, board problem experimentation Sort Detective [Levine] real-world connection execution time w/out loops, real clients in SE group atmosphere game shows, show-and-tell Steve Wolfman - UW

7 Rule of Thumb #4: Design for groups Encourage interdependence in groups [Johnson&Johnson, Felder&Brent] t challenging problems resource interdependence Jigsaw Learning, Latent Jigsaw [Deibel] variety of perspectives gender/diversity issues

Corollary: get to know your students! Steve Wolfman - UW 8 Bonus Rule of Thumb: Manage Expectations t Steve Wolfman - UW 9 References t

Jeffrey McConnell on Active Learning Johnson and Johnson on Cooperative and Collaborative Learning Dave Reed on disequilibration David Levine on experimentation Eric Roberts on engaging the group Steve Wolfman - UW 10

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • Basic Pistol Marksmanship - Boy Scouts of America

    Basic Pistol Marksmanship - Boy Scouts of America

    BSA 30 Minute Shotgun Briefing NO LIVE AMMUNITION in the classroom NO EXCEPTIONS! * BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...
  • Tourism Marketing for small businesses

    Tourism Marketing for small businesses

    Traditional advertising. Overt induced 2. Information sourced from a travel agent. Covert induced 1. Blatant celebrity endorsement on traditional advertising. Covert induced 2. Disguised celebrity endorsement through seemingly unbiased reports, such as mass media editorial articles or product placement. Autonomous
  • 2018 SDDOT Airport Conference MECHANICAL ELECTRICAL PLUMBING POWER

    2018 SDDOT Airport Conference MECHANICAL ELECTRICAL PLUMBING POWER

    AC 150/5340-26C. Applicability. In general, use of this AC is not mandatory. However, use of this AC is mandatory for all projects funded with federal grant monies through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and with revenue from the Passenger Facility...
  • Spot the Difference Good Cholesterol? Bad Cholesterol? EUROPEAN

    Spot the Difference Good Cholesterol? Bad Cholesterol? EUROPEAN

    The word 'Cholesterol' can be used to frighten children. I intend to show show you how amazingly unscientific use and abuse of the name Cholesterol has been. Cholesterol enables us to exist, it enabled a major evolutionary step in complex...
  • Staying in School: School-based reforms to keep youth out of ...

    Staying in School: School-based reforms to keep youth out of ...

    Despite data showing that students violate rules and offend at similar rates, suspensions, expulsions, arrests, and referrals disproportionately impact certain students, including students of color, students ho live in low-income households, students with disabilities, and students who identify as LGBTQIA+.
  • How To Write A Research Paper - Britton-Hecla School

    How To Write A Research Paper - Britton-Hecla School

    Passive Voice. The passive voice can create awkward sentences. It is more readily accepted in scientific writing. The verb phrase will always include a form of be, such as am, is, was, were, are, or been, but presence of a...
  • Manulife Financial

    Manulife Financial

    Advantages of your Group RRSP <Contributions from the Employer> A convenient way to save Immediate tax reduction Tax-deferred growth Leading fund managers Lower investment management fees A way to consolidate your savings Tax Advantage - Your contributions No RRSP Contribution...
  • Lessons From 1 Samuel 15

    Lessons From 1 Samuel 15

    "For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, that through perseverance and the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope". Since all scripture was written in earlier times, it was all written for our instruction.