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Teachers, while being autonomous professionals, have many bosses. First, there’s their employer, the regulatory oversight of the BC Council of Teachers, and the legal requirements of the School Act, Ministerial Orders, and Regulations. These, like the Professional Standards, can be a bit of a dry topic for Teacher Candidates. Hence, another song! Enjoy “Who’s the … Continue reading Who’s the Boss of You →
The article ‘Critical Thinking, Cognitive Presence, and Computer Conferencing in Distance Education’ coincides with concepts I incorporate into the classes that I teach face to face at TRU. To help students enhance critical thinking, I value the importance of involving creative and problem solving strategies to promote intuitive and insightfulness regarding the different concepts […]
I’m using the intended learning outcomes of the course I’m teaching in Jan/18 in the Human Service Program (Working with People Who Use Substances). I believe the learning outcomes reflect high-level cognitive skills. a) Identify self-awareness of personal addictions values and attitudes and articulate a professional value stance consistent with social service work. b)Describe the etiology […]
I think something to consider is understanding what is most effective feedback for students at an individual level. I have always just provided feedback to students using the rubric marking criteria and demonstrating how they received full marks or how they could have received full marks. This seems to be effective overall (ie: seeing improvements […]
Important concepts that stuck out for me during this course are cognitive presence and the process of learning and I think my posts demonstrated the aspects that I want to remember and continually implement in my practise as an instructor and facilitator of learning. I think when the instructor begins with a creative and meaningful […]