Monthly Archives: October 2013

Keeping Introverts in Mind in Your Active Learning Classroom

October 28, 2013 By: Nicki Monahan in Teaching and Learning Introverts. Who are they and how do we ensure they thrive in active learning classrooms? If you have ever come to the midterm point of the semester and graded a … Continue reading

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Instructional Strategies

Objective: An instructional or learning strategy is a teaching method that the Instructor uses to create an interactive learning environment that engages the learners in thinking critically,increasingmotivation, and enhancing the learning process towards achieving their academic goals. Instructional strategies “can … Continue reading

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Objective: Motivation is “the act or process of giving someone a reason for doing something” (Merriam Webster Online). There are two different motivational patterns, intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation. Intrinsic motivation comes from desire within the learner where there are … Continue reading

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Think Pair Share Instructional Strategy

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Objective: In 1970 John Favell a psychologist at Stanford University introduced the term metacognition. He defines metacognition as “in any kind of cognitive transaction with the human or non-human environment, a variety of information processing activities may go on. Metacognition … Continue reading

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