Mario Gamboa

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Engaging Online Learners | Origin: EL141 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

I plan to divide PBL units into manageable chunks and provide the instructions for completion of each chunk in a variety of ways.  I also plan to have students provide me with a...

Using Active Learning to Enhance Critical Learning | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

Critical thinking, collaboration and cooperation, and problem based learning can all be combined using a real-world scenario to create a great learning experience.  It requires clever guidance,...

Modification of Traditional Classroom Activities | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

There are many suggestions for tools that are useful for Reading, Reflective writing, Displaying, and Doing that I plan to incorporate for PBLs in my classes next school year.  I also plan to...

Limitations and Misconceptions | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

This segment of the course provided me with several important suggestions and I plan to implement them immediately.  They include providing students with an explanation of the expectations and...

Definition and Importance of Active Learning | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

I have been using active learning strategies for the past several years.  I plan to continue to use PBL projects, but plan to incorporate more student self-assessments, student self-reflection,...

Definition and Importance of Active Learning | Origin: EL113 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

I plan to continue to use PBL projects to have students master the TEKS for the courses I teach, but plan to include more self-assessment activities, more reflection activities, peers in group...

Visual and Kinesthetic Teaching Tools: Part 2 | Origin: ED311 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

I will adapt the spaghetti muscles to illustrate sarcomere function in A&P, adapt pizza gases or ABG go fish to diagnostic bacteriology in Med Micro, :ulse point macarena in A&P,  The...

Visual and Kinesthetic Teaching Tools: Part 1 | Origin: ED311 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

I think I can use T-shirts, shower caps and adapt sheets with chalk on sidewalks to teach anatomy.  Chalk on sidewalks also can be used to describe pathogenesis in Medical Microbiology and...

Clinical Setting Teaching Tools | Origin: ED311 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

I teach three non-IBC courses, but I want to be able to support the IBC courses.  I can see how it may be possible for me to apply some of these strategies to teach Pathophysiology, Medical...

Didactic Content Teaching Tools | Origin: ED311 | New comment by Mario Gamboa

I use problem based learning projects to have my students teach each other various topics based on state standards.  However, I sometimes find it difficult to assess (before their presentations...