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PFF Reflection #5: Student Learning Outcomes

In what ways can thinking about and crafting Student Learning Outcomes improve the ways in which you construct your courses and teach your classes. How does having clear SLOs help in engaging students and optimizing their learning. 611 more words

PFF 531 Syllabus Design 2 - Student Learning Outcomes

Course Subject: Introduction to the Novel

Teaching Objectives:

  1. Understanding literary analysis
  2. Exploring the rises and falls of the novel as we know it
  3. Improving writing and rhetorical skills…
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Discussion: Defining Learning and Teaching

Consider Freire’s notion of problem-posing education and Taylor’s (2008) discussion of transformative learning and its emerging perspectives. To what extent can we facilitate this kind of learning and teaching in higher education? 29 more words

Discussion: Learning & Motivation

Consider the three main perspectives in learning theory: behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism and Pratt’s categories of Transmission, Developmental, Nurturing, Apprenticeship, and Social Reform.

How useful is theory? 449 more words

Discussion: Defining Learning and Teaching

Consider Freire’s notion of problem-posing education and Taylor’s (2008) discussion of transformative learning and its emerging perspectives. To what extent can we facilitate this kind of learning and teaching in higher education? 611 more words