Presentation on theme: "26th March 2007LILAC 2007 Engaging Students Through Thoughtful Active Learning Cathy Palmer Melissa Browne"— Presentation transcript:
26th March 2007LILAC 2007 Engaging Students Through Thoughtful Active Learning Cathy Palmer Melissa Browne
Catalog Yourself! On your notecard, please write: Your Name and Job Title Your Library/Institution An Interesting Fact about Yourself Share this information with one other person in the room
Learning Objectives Meet other librarians to exchange ideas about teaching Discover at least one new learning activity to enhance your instruction repertoire Devise a learning activity that meets a specified learning objective and instruction scenario
How Many of You… Have waited for what seemed like forever for an answer to a question?
How Many of You… Have experienced a sea of blank stares?
How Many of You… Have wondered what students are getting out of your instruction?
Active Learning: Any activity that takes place in the classroom whereby the students are doing something besides watching or listening
Scenario Introduction Groups Task: Help this instructor make her session more interactive! Devise a learning activity that addresses one of her instructional objectives Presentations
Summary Map learning activities to stated instructional objectives Learning is multi-faceted: consider affective, cognitive and behavioral factors when designing learning activities Thank You!