Thoughts about the painful art of reflective practice

Reflective practice, this is, by far, is one of my biggest challenges.  Not so much the reflection part, as I think we all do that intuitively, but capturing that in words, defining it. I have certainly found that I learn much more from something that has gone wrong  as opposed to what has gone right..  … More Thoughts about the painful art of reflective practice

3250 Journal

Instructional Strategies Assignment 1.1 – Reflective Writing Objective – (I had to pick two) The quotes I chose for the reflective writing assignment are “In short, students’ motivations are strongly influenced by what they think is important and what they believe they can accomplish” and “Students’ expectations are inextricably linked with their self-perceptions. Students must … More 3250 Journal

Teaching Naked

One of my favourite references in this book was to a paper by Chickering and Gamson (1987) as cited in Teaching Naked (Bowen, 2012) on “Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education” outlined below: Good practice in undergraduate education: encourages contact between students and faculty, develops reciprocity and cooperation among students, encourages active learning, … More Teaching Naked

3250 Reflective Writing

Instructional Strategies Assignment 1.1 – Reflective Writing Objective – (I had to pick two) The quotes I chose for the reflective writing assignment are “In short, students’ motivations are strongly influenced by what they think is important and what they believe they can accomplish” and “Students’ expectations are inextricably linked with their self-perceptions. Students must … More 3250 Reflective Writing