A slide share presentation featuring a Case Study of Larry and Learner and mismatched content. The learning object uses storytelling, gamification and interactivity to engage the learner.
Type of Material:
Homework, self-paced for existing teachers or in-service teachers. This would also be useful in an instructional design class or a pre-service teaching class.
Must be able to view a slideshare presentation. Transcript included.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
The major goal is to teach the learner how to identify and apply instructional strategies to accompany declarative, conceptual, procedural, and problem solving content.
Target Student Population:
College students in teacher prep courses, educational psychology courses, and teachers already in the field.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
A psychology of learning or learning theories class could help clarify the materials.
The learning object presents valid and educationally significant concepts. It is part of the core curriculum for education, digital teaching and learning, and instructional design curricula. The storytelling cartoons make the content easily to learn. There are points in the presentation which asks the user to use their cell phones which makes it appealing to millennials. Every teacher preparation student should bookmark this resource.
May not be as comprehensive as needed.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Teachers or college students should be able to apply basic principles as to how to choose strategies for certain learning concepts. This can be integrated into a Professional Development workshop for existing teachers or into a curriculum for teacher prep programs. The storytelling cartoons make the content easy to learn. There are points in the presentation where the participant is asked to use his or her cell phone, which makes it appealing to millennials.
The material is elementary in delivery.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Very interactive and simple to navigate. A transcript is provided.
Other Issues and Comments:
The transcript availability is a wonderful addition.
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