Mike Houghton

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Considerations for Specific Lab Environments and Safety | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Mike Houghton

Safety instruction needs to be revised in this age of technology and shorter attention spans. The priciples have not changed but our delivery, evaluation and documentation need to be...

Evaluating Student Progress | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Mike Houghton

Evaluation has often been a struggle. My personal weakness had been in giving clear goals and objectives. I have found that, by making these clear and providing an example of the evaluation tools I...

Teaching Strategies for Labs | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Mike Houghton

While I agree that grouping students by learning styles can make them more comfortable, I have often intentionally regrouped them with a mixture of styles. This has given them an opportunity to...

Competency-Based Education | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Mike Houghton

Bloom's really comes together in a lab setting. This is a rare oppportunity, in education, to incorporate all three domains into cohesive learning.  I have found that "academic" or core classes...