The Inventive Teacher Academy

Schedule
updated: 12/02/01

Class 

Date

Readings

Discussion

Activity
Assignment

 1
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The First Day/Week of Class
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 Introduce yourself to the class
(100 points)

 Read Course Description &
Take Learning Styles Inventory

 2
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Chp1/2 Rose

Chp1/2 Rose

Read Syllabus Project & Exchange Syllabi


Preparing a Course Syllabus

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Chp 3/4 Rose

Chp 3/4 Rose

Evaluating
your own Teaching.

Lilamani De Silva
Case Study

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Chp 5/6 Rose

Chp 5/6 Rose

Using Humor in the Classroom

Abdo Malki Case Study

5
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Chp 7/8 Rose

Chp 7/8 Rose
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Case Study #3

6
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Classroom Assessment - Pat Cross

Discuss Humor in the Classroom

Practice CATS

Case Study #4

7
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Writing Across the Curriculums

Discuss WAC

Integrate WAC into your class

Case Study #5.

8
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Blooms Taxonomy and Asking Questions

Discuss Blooms Taxonomy

Practice Blooms with your tests

Said Pazirandeh
Case Study

9
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Adult Learners

Discuss Adult Learners
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Case Study #7

10
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Problem Based Learning

Discuss Problem Based Learning
.

Lucy Griesbach
classroom assessment

11
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Enhancing your Teaching Effectiveness

Discuss Teaching Effectiveness
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Case Study #9.

12
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Grading Practices

Discuss Student Grading & Evaluation
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Case Study #9

13
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Visual Aids in the Classroom

Discuss use of Visual Aids/Multimedia in the Classroom
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Case Study #9

14
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Teaching on the Internet

Discuss
Teaching on the Internet
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Case Study #10

15
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Student Retention

Discuss Student Retention
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