Pay Attention to Students & Not Style.

 
A top takeaway for me was that learning styles are purported ot be traits, like the Big-5 inherited traits. However, the supposed learning style is not inherited and the use of a scientific... >>>

using more of the assessment tools suggested

In our field we sometimes start teaching to the national exam.  Tests reflect that the student has memorize the subject matter for that week.  My action plan is to start using other... >>>

More diversity

This course has taught me two major elements that I plan on incorporating going forward.
 
1.  Understand the need for flexibility in my courses.  They need to work around the... >>>

Brain on, hands-on

I generally try to identify a real-world event where the students will need to apply what they have learned in class in order to provide a needed service at the event.  This gives both the ... >>>

PTSD

The information I have gathered will help guid not only the students at this university but also the faculty.  I will meet with the faculty to discuss the importance of communication, listening... >>>

Critical thinking

I agree that critical thinking is very important in all aspects of life. Critical thinking is also very important in nursing... >>>

Reflection and Plan

I was reviewing this course for consistency in my own CBE learning. It matched up and I am glad to see the consistency. I am using CBE methodologies to develop a new CTE faculty training program.... >>>

Best practices

Metacognitive knowledge involves making the connection between cognition and application of knowledge.  Identification of learning gaps with students is... >>>

student retention

Using decoding methods by breaking down information will help with students retention and decreasing... >>>

Bestpractice

Critical thinking abilities are vital for clinical... >>>

The learning cone is a myth

It was interesting to learn that the learnng cone touted for so many years and blindly accepted, was in fact never intended to be a scholarly... >>>

Critical thinking

I plan to use this information coupled with previous learnings to provide an excellent experience for my students.  Focus on how to meet their expectations using the tools I have been learning... >>>

Comments on the course

Everyone learns or likes to learn differently. However, repetition and reinforcement have been proven to... >>>

What about adult students with prison records or half-way house resident?

They have to attend some form of school.
Half-way house students have a chance to visit the Malls (use 60 minutes of classroom time)
They do share prison's experience such as:"Blanketting!"
One 60... >>>

Problem Guidelines

This course provided simple and easy to follow guidelines for defining and analyizing... >>>

Students Learning

I learned how to instruct more efficiently and unstand new teaching... >>>

Great module

This course has presented a good deal of information that is vital in understanding students learning styles and adapting my method to meet students... >>>

Challenges

The courses I teach are how related to Electrical systems and repairs on motorcycles.  The challenges are the subject matter, which in most cases is not something physical to touch, and the... >>>

Use of learning tools

I have learned that as an instructor, to maximize my effectiveness and to improve student successes with learning the material, I will do well to incorporate a learning assessment tool on each... >>>