Key aspects of a class session Knowles – needs of adult learners: need to know, self-concept, experience, readiness to learn, orientation to learning Presentation of new material Interaction Connecting Evaluating
Creating a lesson plan Key aspects: –Topic and overview –Time –Materials –Objectives –Relation to existing course content
Creating a lesson plan –Review –Opening/ hook –Presentation, discussion, presentation, group, presentation, reflection –Guided practice (if in lab, or application- based learning) –Activities expected of learners (reading, homework, etc) –Overview of next class
How do you plan for your lessons?
What would you like to improve?
Create a lesson plan template
Presenting content Choose format (lecture, group, discussion) Link to course outcomes/objectives Sequence for greater mastery – simple to complex Scaffolding Get learners involved in doing, answering, thinking, questioning
Planning for learner engagement
Connecting new info to known info Review Summary
Checking for understanding Use of questions Different contexts Short quizzes Observation of learner activities or group work
Preparation Resources –Video –Supplies (markers, paper, handouts, etc.) –Books, additional activities –Guest speakers, advance notification, etc. Time and budgeting
Some additional concepts/resources 4MAT GRASPS DESCA WHERETO Quadruple Agenda
Review What resonated with you today? How do ideas relate to previous sessions?
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