Introduction to Hands-on Activities. By David Agnew Arkansas State University. Objectives. Explain why Hands-on Activities are highly encouraged Describe the nature of a Hands-on Activity. Describe the Differences in VO and CO Hands-on Activities. Many Names: One Concept.
Introduction to Hands-on Activities
Arkansas State University
Many Names: One Concept
Hands-On ActivitiesActivity Based LearningExperiential LearningLearning by Doing
KEY CONCEPTS RELATED TO CAREER EDUCATIONAS DEFINED BY HOYT AND ASSOCIATES
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preparation to go and do a job for pay with the expected skill level.
develop awareness and understanding of the nature of the work that is done.
Perform a competency
Ready for a job
To give insight
To create interest
Explore career field
Sequence or placement of activity within unit of instruction is important
Not necessary to start and stop in certain place.
Usually a series of very narrow activities
Broad based or narrow
Go from low to high level of skill
Usually very simple
Several hours to months
Usually done within a 50-55 minutes
Sometimes only take 10-15 minutes
Rarely take more than one period.
Very high standard
Identified and Documented competencies
Not really graded on outcome as much as effort to do the activity.
Five Steps in theExperiential Learning Model
Experiential Learning Model
Typical Flow of a Hands-on Activity
Typical Sequence in a Hands-on Activities
Duration of Hands-on Activity
Conduct the Activity
Review, Debrief, Closure
NEW -- 16 Clusters Divisions