Having the skills and interest to debate controversy's is a healthy and I would say key attribute for a student. What better way to challenge our belief systems, our assumptions, test our knowledge, and evolve. I can recall having a debate club in elementary school and really enjoying a structured space in which to look at something … Continue reading Structured Academic Controversy (SAC)
Farzad's Background Knowledge Probing and Muddiest Point https://youtu.be/BXN2PF-F_Yc 2. Tim Schmuland: What is the Role of the Instructor? https://www.powtoon.com/c/fbgikEklz17/1/m 3. Adam Neave's Dyadic Interviews https://magic.piktochart.com/output/21102116-dyadic-interviews 4. Case Studies by Tim Schmuland https://www.powtoon.com/online-presentation/fbgikEklz17/?utm_campaign=copy%2Bshare%2Bby%2Bowner&utm_medium=SocialShare&mode=movie&utm_source=player-page-social-share&utm_content=fbgikEklz17
Double Loop thinking is the theme of my Discussion forum facilitation assignment for the next 10 days. It is an educational concept and process that is very interesting to learn about. The intent is transformation and it aligns with my values of flow, on-going self inquiry and non-attachment. Chris Argyris was the man responsible … Continue reading Double Loop Thinking
Once again the PIDP 3250 Class Discussions forum has exposed me to a new concept, called "Growth Mindset". Carol Dweck is a key developer and her talk called "Developing a Growth Mindset" was enlightening for me personally and professionally-transformative! https://youtu.be/hiiEeMN7vbQ Carol Dweck discusses the Power of Yet vs. The Power of Now which essentially is … Continue reading The Power of “Yet”
Inclusive education has different meanings and contexts. Here is Unesco's definition of inclusive education (2009): "Inclusive education is a process that involves the transformation of schools and other centres of learning to cater for all children – including boys and girls, students from ethnic and linguistic minorities, rural populations, those affected by HIV and AIDS, … Continue reading Inclusive education
This is a model that my classmate Nesha shared for to help us visualize the 4 aspects to a Self Directed Learning Model. Seems like intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation is hard to separate out even with one task or goal. Often we have both going at the same time, such as with this course … Continue reading Self-Directed Learning, Creativity and Intrinsic Motivation ..
Thanks Adam Neave for sharing this image in our discussion. This weeks discussion in the 3250 course has been around Self Directed Learning. I have never been in a position of delegator or consultant as an instructor, but I have witnessed aspects of these qualities in different instructional settings. When I reflect on my own … Continue reading The Self Directed Learner