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Captivating Classes: Meeting the Lecture Challenge
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Agenda Incorporate what is known about learning Structure lectures for understanding Deliver the message clearly Use visual aids strategically Bring more interaction into lectures Solicit feedback
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What We Know about Learning Learning is an active process Entails meaning making and model building Occurs continually Prior knowledge plays an important role Problems motivate learning Context is crucial Both stimulation and reflection are necessary
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Structure for Understanding Plan lectures with audience/purpose in mind Limit yourself to one main idea or tool Use a simple organizational plan Limit the number of points Chunk information Put an agenda on the board Avoid “mental dazzle”
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Structure for Understanding, cont. Work between levels of abstraction Between simple and complex Between concrete and abstract Between familiar and unfamiliar Make transitions explicit; use “markers”
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 7.344 taught by Professor Bobsauer during the Spring '08 term at MIT.

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