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Instructional Delivery & Facilitation - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, go over a recap of instructional delivery and facilitation. Let our instructors remind you about commonly practiced strategies and techniques used for classroom teaching. At the end of this chapter, you will have studied the following:
- Strategies for improving student engagement
- Learning enhancement via extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
- Reviewing assessments to identify subject-matter knowledge gaps
- Critical-thinking skills instruction
- Collaborative, interactive, expository, and hands-on strategies
- Discovery vs. direct instruction
- Activities and concepts for action-based learning
- Procedures for providing students with written feedback
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1. Student Engagement Strategies
Students learn information in many different ways, which makes engaging diverse student populations challenging. In this lesson, we will define what it means to be actively engaged and explore several best practice strategies for engaging students.
2. Learning Theory in the Classroom: Application & Trends
In this lesson, we will learn about some of the work done by researchers in the areas of behaviorism and constructivism. We'll define the major tenets of some educational theories and look at practical ways to apply them in the classroom.
3. Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning
Why do you want to learn about educational psychology? Do you enjoy reading about different theories and practices? Do you have to pass this class in order to receive a degree? Our behaviors are driven by intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. In this lesson, distinguish between these types of motivation and learn how they can enhance learning.
4. How to Assess & Improve Students' Subject Matter Knowledge
In this lesson, we will learn ways that teachers can use diagnostic and formative assessments to support student achievement towards mastery of subject matter content.
5. Teaching Critical Thinking Skills
Critical thinking is one of the most important habits a student can learn. This lesson helps you figure out what critical thinking skills are and how you can help your students develop them.
6. Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative
In this lesson, we will use the fictional Academy of Magic to illustrate four types of instructional strategies that teachers use in the classroom: expository instruction, interactive instruction, hands-on instruction and collaborative instruction.
7. Direct Instruction & Discovery Instruction: Definition & Differences
Two of the most popular teaching strategies are direct instruction and discovery instruction, which are frequently discussed in contrast with each other. In this lesson, we define each type of instruction and discuss the differences between the two.
8. Action-Based Learning: Concept & Activities
Action-Based Learning concepts relate to brain-based learning theory and can increase student learning and retention. Discover activities to implement in your classroom using action-based learning concepts.
9. Giving Written Feedback to Students: Examples & Overview
This lesson will illustrate the importance of providing students written feedback and explain how to do this in the way that most impacts student achievement.
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