Advantages of group discussion share ideas and

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Advantages of Group Discussion Share ideas and opinions Reinforce specific objectives Emphasize problem solving Relate subject matter to experience Change attitudes about the ATLS core content What are some advantages of group discussion?
Disadvantages of Group Discussion What are some disadvantages of group discussion?
Disadvantages of Group Discussion Takes more time Student participation varies Peer pressure Straying from the objectives Can lead to argument rather than discussion What are some disadvantages of group discussion?
Role of Group Discussion Leader Works with the group in attempting to solve problems. The leader is not dictatorial, but at the same time does not let the discussion drift along without proper guidance. Works out an agenda. Tries to keep down unpleasant, personal encounters by keeping the discussion on the issue. What is the role of the group discussion leader?
Role of Group Discussion Leader Asks discerning, thought-provoking questions. Attempts to distinguish the essential from the nonessential and discourages uninformed opinions. What is the role of the group discussion leader?
Facilitating a Group Discussion Maintain control of the discussion Control strife and dissension Encourage participation Give support to the timid student Redirect the talkative student Deal with a student with a negative attitude
Summary Remember: Definitions of teaching and learning Domains of learning Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation Principles of adult learning Importance of interactivity as a teaching style Skillful use of questions
Summary Group discussion as a very powerful learning tool. There are advantages and disadvantages of group discussion. Important roles of the group discussion leader are to facilitate, guard, guide, summarize, and use questions skillfully.
Committee on Trauma Presents The ATLS Interacti ve Lecture Educator Lesson 7:
Purpose of this Lesson Identify set-dialogue-closure Discuss lecture organization Identify characteristics of a good ATLS interactive lecture Discuss verbal and nonverbal styles Identify how to use slides and visuals
Teaching Organization Set Dialogue Closure
Purpose of Set Gain student attention and interest Direct students to focus on specific objectives Encourage student involvement
Set in ATLS Lectures Includes a self-introduction Invites participation of students Involves a case presentation Includes a clear statement of objectives
Dialogue: Content Organization Appropriately sequenced Flows from objectives Includes supplemental questions prepared by the educator
Dialogue: Standardized Content Present content as the “ATLS way” Do not insert personal bias Confine presentation to the “first hour”
Dialogue: Verbal Style Voice modulation for effect Emphasis of important points Speech rate that is effective Pace of speech that is appropriate Enthusiasm
Dialogue: Nonverbal Style Body language Eye contact Posture Proximity Position and movement

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