TUTORIAL METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
Tentative Schedule - Spring 2013
link to Syllabus
& Place: Wednesdays 1:25-3:00 PM in 220 Brown Lab. Every Tutorial Methods
of Instruction class
will include time to discuss problem situations and successes tutors
experiencing. In order to gain practical experience, you will serve as
a tutor-facilitator in one of the problem-based learning (PBL) or
team learning (PLTL) courses on campus, and meet on a regular basis
the instructor of that course for more specific content
The tentative schedule for the semester is as follows:
Tutor-Facilitator Orientation Session (PowerPoint Presentation)
What is PBL? What is PLTL?
Boyer Commission Report -
REINVENTING UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities
Perry Scheme (William G. Perry, Jr.), and
Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assignment:
Take the Jung Typology Test on-line questionnaire.
Skills to Probe for
Bloom's Taxonomy (Benjamin Bloom)
|Questionning Skills Continued
|Common Group Situations and how to
deal with them.
Discuss PBL teaching cases for tutor-facilitators.
Chemistry Concept Tests
Physical Science Concepts in Biology
Reviewing Teaching Case Studies
Tutor-Facilitator Case Studies Drafts due
|| No Class
Students to Learn
Motivation Applied to Teaching
|Behaviors that Undermine Group Function: Trigger Tapes and Discussion of Problem Situations from "Groups in Action," PBL teaching cases for tutor-facilitators.|
Class: Access and puruse the links below.
Small Groups, Cooperative Learning, PBL, POGIL, and PLTL
Introduction to Science Education Literature: Pick an issue or two of the Journal of Chemical Education and find an article that is relevant to your teaching or learning and read it.
|Mentoring other students
of Tutor Facilitator Case Studies.
Video Vignettes of PBL tutor-facilitator Challenges
Course Evaluation (and Pizza)