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How People Learn CTE 2010Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning
Session Objectives By the end of this session, participants should be able to • Identify a variety of scientific sources for HPL • Identify the key findings from this research and recognize their relative value in the context in which you teach • Recognize that in addition to these key factors, faculty need to be creative (artful) in how they address these factors
Bransford et. al. 5 themes that have changed conceptions of learning • Memory and the structure of Knowledge • Analysis of Problem Solving / Reasoning • Early foundations • Meta-cognitive processes and self regulation • Cultural Experience and community participation
Pedagogical Content Knowledge Assessment-Centered Learning-Centered Knowledge-Centered Community-Centered
Seven Principles for GoodPracticein Undergraduate EducationGamson and Chickering, 1987 • Good practice encourages contacts between students / faculty • Good practice encourages cooperation among students • Good practice encourages active learning • Good practice gives prompt feedback • Good practice emphasizes time on task • Good practice communicates high expectations • Good practice respects diverse talents and ways of learning
High Impact Activities • NSSE • Experiential Learning • Multi-Sensory Learning • Holistic Learning