How FoE Turned One Institution Upside Down February 17, 2012. Living Room Learning. The Cottage Classroom. All Students – Honors Program We Make the Road by Walking – Paulo Freire and Myles Horton and C. S. Lewis Terry O’Bannion Mark Taylor What the Best College Teachers Do SACS
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How FoE Turned One Institution Upside Down
February 17, 2012
We Make the Road by Walking – Paulo Freire and Myles Horton and C. S. Lewis
What the Best College Teachers Do
What Do You Want the Learning Experience to Look Like?Background
The most important person in the classroom is not the teacher.
Facts are a waste of time.
We do not employ teachers; we employ learning partners.
Every person in class is an adult.
The students own their educational experience.Philosophy
Designing living space for 25 people
Creating a homey environment
Where’s the teacher supposed to stand?
How do the students take tests?
What’s the cost?Design
Discussion over learning strategies
It takes more work to do less teaching
Faculty organizational skills are critical
You’ll never get yourself in trouble for failing, only for failing to try something newFaculty Support