Professional Development 24 April 2014: Jillian Sinnote: Learner Centered Teaching

1. engage students in learning
Get students o do something

2.Teach Students how to Learn

teach students how to read
break large tasks into chunks
directed reading – find answers to questions
motivate students with marks
dont tell students how to do something – have them do it themselves

3. Encourage Student Refection

take knowledge from Classroom to lab
assignments that encourage students to reflect and provide answers
encourage pre-reflection

4. Motivate Students by Sharing Power

negotiate course outlines
graded vs. ungraded assignments
poll everywhere surveys
self assess group contributions
class activities: have students share keyboard

5. Collaboration

students rely on social networks – encourage students to use scholarly sources


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