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Structure of Curriculum Team design projects - some open-ended individual homework and exams instructional approaches ü emphasize active, in-class learning ü use of “just in time” paradigm ü address diverse learning styles ü reinforcement of key concepts with increasing complexity
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Why Projects Work It’s active learning Individuals sometimes get stuck, groups tend to keep making progress Builds confidence through peer interaction Exposure to alternative learning styles and problem solving strategies Learning through discourse
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What Employer’s Want: A Summary (source: US Dept. of Labor) Knowing how to learn Listening and oral communication skills Competence in reading, writing, and computation Adaptability: creative thinking and problem solving Personal Management: motivation, goal setting, self- esteem, career development Organizational effectiveness and leadership Group Effectiveness: interpersonal skills, negotiation, teamwork
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course BB 2920 taught by Professor Ryder during the Spring '11 term at WPI.

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