Effective Lecture [workshop notes]

An effective lecture is possible according to this workshop I attended. I was surprised how many strategies can be used in a lecture to help a student learn. Introduction The traditional lecture and the reasons for using them are being challenged. Both technology and pedagogical research provide major challenges for…

Identifying Learning Outcomes and Planning Learning Activities [workshop notes]

Planning learning activities that contribute to the learning outcomes and using Bloom’s Taxonomy to identify good learning outcomes are my take-away from this workshop. Introduction This workshop addresses two key elements of course design: student learning outcomes and learning activities, and the important relationship between them. The underlying concept in the…