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Joey Offer, Ph.D Julie Kostka. Your Experience. In your groups… Share any collaborative activity experience you have had, positive or negative. What are you hoping to learn from this session?. Basic Math at ACC. Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Activities Piloted Fall 2013

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Joey offer ph d julie kostka

Joey Offer, Ph.D

Julie Kostka


Your experience

Your Experience

In your groups…

  • Share any collaborative activity experience you have had, positive or negative.

  • What are you hoping to learn from this session?


Basic math at acc

Basic Math at ACC

  • Fall 2012/Spring 2013

    • Activities Piloted

  • Fall 2013

    • 97 traditional sections

    • 7 collaborative learning sections


Math plus at acc

Math PLUS at ACC

  • Small classes (max 18)

  • Collaborative Learning Classes

    • Meet in classroom twice a week, 80 minutes each

    • Meet in lab after class, 55 minutes each


Math plus at acc1

Math PLUS at ACC

Collaborative Activities

  • Promote exploration and/or discovery

  • Challenge students to struggle, disagree, and discuss

  • Incorporate guided learning – different from problem sets


Our experience

Our Experience

Students report that they…

  • like mathematics more

  • feel more confident

  • enjoy sharing ideas

  • form informal cohorts

  • would recommend to a friend (90%!)


Faculty and student concerns

Faculty and Student Concerns

  • Students work at different rates

  • Students have different abilities

  • Group members cause confusion

  • Some students resist group work


Addressing concerns

Addressing Concerns

  • Most issues are present in any classroom

  • Select the right activity

  • Create a community of learners (tone)

  • Balance multiple instructional techniques


Addressing concerns1

Addressing Concerns

Different student ability / speed

  • Assign roles in groups

  • Include “challenge” problems

  • Re-group students for discussion

  • Encourage faster groups / students to assist others


Addressing concerns2

Addressing Concerns

Confusion in groups

  • It’s ok!

  • Gently guide down a different path

  • Take a break and provide hints to class

  • Save time for wrap-up

  • Be flexible with goals for activity


Addressing concerns3

Addressing Concerns

Students who resist

  • Maintain commitment as instructor

  • Remind students of multiple approaches

  • Explain motivation for collaboration


Resources

Resources

MATD 0332 - https://sites.google.com/a/austincc.edu/matd-0332/

Math PLUS – https://sites.google.com/a/austincc.edu/mathplus/home

Joey Offer, Ph.D., [email protected]

Julie Kostka, [email protected]


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