May 2014 o Introductions o Veterans o Displaced workers o Single parents o First generation o Learning disabilities o Millennials o Special populations Know your audience Involves learners. considering the potential needs of all Identifying and eliminating unnecessary barriers and learning while maintaining academic rigor. Shown to create conditions conducive for learning. "Seven Principles of Universal Instructional Design (UID)." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. 1. Be accessible and fair, 2. Be flexible, provide flexibility in use, participation and presentation, 3. Be straightforward and consistent and, 4. Be explicit, explicitly presented and readily perceived "Seven Principles of Universal Instructional Design (UID)." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. 5. Be supportive, provide a supportive learning environment, 6. Minimize unnecessary physical effort or requirements, and 7. Learning space, ensure a learning space that accommodates both students and instructional methods. "Seven Principles of Universal Instructional Design (UID)." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. Variety of delivery methods and learning approaches, including lecture, discussion, handson activities, projects, cases, internet-based interaction. Encourage different ways for students to interact with each other and with you. Provide effective prompting during an activity and feedback after the assignment is complete. "Seven Principles of Universal Instructional Design (UID)." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013 . Be early for class and leave late. Use a variety of devices and changes of pace to create interest and to keep things moving. Use a bit of humor. Don’t try to impress the students. Make things relevant. Use analogies whenever possible. "Teaching Tips." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. Be able to explain why a student should be learning something. Get students to uncover answers and concepts on their own. At the start of each lecture, list the objectives for that lecture. Be enthusiastic! Encourage your students to do a bit of role-playing. Learn to “read” your class. "Teaching Tips." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. Guidelines for the course are detailed in the first lecture. The professor is approachable and friendly. The professor shares some information on her or his own background. The professor is confident and knowledgeable about the material, showing enthusiasm. Has a sense of humor. "Teaching Tips." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. Shows genuine interest in teaching and in students. Presents the material in a different way from the textbook. Gives and accepts suggestions and constructive criticism in a positive manner. Marks and returns assignments and exams promptly. Knows how to convey the desire to learn. "Teaching Tips." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. o Use as equalizer in class o Diverse student population o Reach all students and bring them to the same level o High level and lower functioning students work together for success o Research indicates that active involvement is the most fundamental and most powerful principle of human learning and college success (Astin1993; Kuh 2000). o Active involvement could be considered the first base of college success because if it is not touched or covered you cannot advance to another base. Adapted from: Cuseo, Joe; Thompson, Aaron;, McLaughlin, Julie; Moono, Steady. Thriving in the Community College and Beyond. Kendall Hunt, 2011, 2013. o Not defining knowledge but USING knowledge o Use what they learn and retain it Glasser, M.D., William, Choice Theory, New York. Harper Collins, 1998. o Learning is not a spectator sport! o Talk o Write o Relate to past experiences o Apply to daily lives o Must make what they learn part of themselves Adapted from: Chickering, Arthur, and Zelda Gamson. Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. AAHE/March, 1987. 1) Know your students. 2) Let your students know your expectations. 3) Get to know your students and allow them to get to know you. 4) Utilize the course textbook. 5) Start each class out with some type of tradition. 6) Keep the students engaged! 7) Get and give feedback as much as possible. 8) HAVE FUN! o Thought starters o Think about its/Journal entries o Snapshot summary boxes o Remember cues o Quotes o Student perspectives o Author’s experience o End of chapter exercises o End of chapter reflections o End of book reflection 1) Getting started with your FYE course 2) Icebreakers 3) Teaching the introduction and chapters 4) Ending the course 5) Appendix o Building class community and course enthusiasm o Know their instructor o Know the purpose and value of the course o Know their classmates o Serve to lay the foundational cornerstones for a successful learning experience in any course. From: Instructor’s Manual for Thriving in College & Beyond: Research–Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development. o o o o Icebreaker Review syllabus 1st day reflection Expectations o Minute Papers o You Tube Videos o First Five Minutes o Music o Quote of the Day o Why this Class and Why College o Snapshot Summary 1.1 (p. xxiii) Student Diversity in America’s Community Colleges o Snapshot Summary 1.2 (pgs. xxv-xxvi) Why College Is Worth It o Activity: Analyze and Prioritize the Benefits of College o Success stories o Benefits of college o Syllabi – in class o Appropriate/Inappropriate o Syllabus Worksheet Emails o I like but I don’t like…. o Ideal student o Hiring employees o 20 things I can do this term o A Checklist of Success – Promoting Principles and Practices – pages 38-39 o Role Play o College Catalog o Campus Resources o Academic Advising Worksheet o http://youtu.be/y9ozDgtWTLQ o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6hz_s2XIAU (famous failures) o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ-Da2vSsDA (Michael Jordan o Who are You? o The Dash Poem (eulogy) http://www.thedashmovie.com/ o 3 life events (famous failures) failures) o SMART goals – page 58 o Setbacks into comebacks o Locus of control / personal responsibility o Motivation/locus of control o Autobiography o Self-Defeating Behavior o Strengths/Weaknesses o Personal Responsibility Worksheet o Walk a Mile in My Shoes Worksheet o Goal Collage o Chaos toss o “Acceptable” reasons to miss class o Time management worksheet o Time Wasters o Planners/Calendars o Missing Class o In a national survey of 40,000 college professors who taught freshman through senior-level courses in various fields, 97% of them reported that the most important goal of a college education is to develop students’ ability to think critically (Milton, 1982). o Similarly, college professors who teach introductory courses to freshmen and sophomores indicate that the primary educational purpose of their courses is to develop students’ critical thinking skills (Stark et al., 1990). From: Thriving in the Community College & Beyond Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development o What song? o Object (paperclip, dime) o Puzzles o Campus issues (how to resolve) o Objectivity exam (also test taking) o One red paper clip http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=be8b02edzvw o TV Advertising o Ordinary Object Paper Students complete a learning styles test and receive a report detailing how they should take part in class participation, complete homework assignments, and prepare for class and exams. o My Power Learning (www.unlockyourlearning.com) o My Power Learning Worksheet o Write name with non-dominant hand o SQ3R o Note Taking o Appointment with tutoring center, writing center, etc. o Objectivity Exam o Creating Retrieval Cues o Compute GPA o Can You Follow Directions? Diversity project o Oreo cookie exercise o Diversity bingo o Exploring stereotypes o Role play o Status game o Circles of my multicultural self o Definition World village – page 196 Choose your neighbor Personal Group of diversity or cultural artifact similarities o Wants vs. needs o Ways to save money o Having fun without spending (much) money o Finance worksheet Incidentals Meet with financial aid Monitoring What’s money – pages 240-241 on your shirt? Strategies Handling to cope with stress conflict Relationship paper I and you messages Ideal Partner Water bottle-stress Characteristics of good and poor relationships Green flags and red flags of relationships Stress busters o Health paper or grid o STD Handshake o Live to be 100 o Fast Food Frenzy Wellness wheel (and handout) Improving Wellness Self physical health self-assessment – Page 323 improvement Sleep and meal record o http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/ onlinelessons/ Strengths worksheet Values Accomplishment exercise Ideal job Career research Career exploration worksheet Think About It – page 340 Reflect on answers in Chapter 3 Personal needs Human resources representatives Ideal career Educational plan Career article Object Presentation Video Final reflection Paper Letter o Pat on the back o Roster o Class gift awards o Chickering, Arthur, and Zelda Gamson. Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. AAHE/March, 1987. o Course Pedagogy for the First-Year Seminar: Research-Based Strategies for Classroom Instruction, Course Assignments, and Student Grading. From: Instructor’s Manual for Thriving in College & Beyond. o Cuseo, Joseph, Aaron Thompson, Julie McLaughlin, and Steady Moono. Thriving in the Community College & Beyond, Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development. Dubuque: Kendall Hunt, 2010. 2013. Print. o Glasser, M.D., William, Choice Theory, New York. Harper Collins, 1998. o Howe, N., & Strauss, W. (2003). Millennials go to college. Executive Summary by Steve Eubanks. o Monaco, M. & Martin, M. (2007). The millennial student: A new generation of learners. Athletic Training Education Journal, 42-46. o "Seven Principles of Universal Instructional Design (UID)." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013. o "Teaching Tips." - Brock University Teaching Wiki. Brock University Teaching Wiki, n.d. Web. 03 June 2013.