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Engaging Students. C ollaborative learning Learning styles Technology. 1. 2. 3. 4. How Learning Styles & Collaborative Learning Correlate. Research Indicates…. How to Incorporate Collaborative Learning. Incorporating Technology for the 21 st Century Learner. Contents. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Engaging Students

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LOGO1ContentsResearch Indicates1How to Incorporate Collaborative Learning2 How Learning Styles & Collaborative Learning Correlate3 Incorporating Technology for the 21st Century Learner42According to Research from the University of North Carolina, USC Berkley, and the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), students who are engaged in the classroom through collaborative learning and the integration of technology have an overall increase in graduation rates of 9%

No More Chalk and Talk!www.themegallery.com3Why is Collaborative Learning so Important?Research has proven that Collaborative Learning: Engages students beyond reading, listening, and note-taking Increases critical thinking skillsFuels long-term memory retentionEnhances quick concept absorption Promotes educational ownershipBuilds communication competencies

www.themegallery.com4Research Based RuleThe Rule of 10 & 2

Maximum: 10 Minutes of LectureMinimum: 2 Minutes of Collaboration5Research IndicatesLearning is optimized when students are actively engaged in the process. Research on instruction shows that most of us remember:10% of what we read20% of what we hear30% of what we see50% of what we both see and hear70% of what we have discussed with others80% of what we have experienced personally95% of what we teach someone else6Collaborative Activity How long have I been lecturing? Take out your Gray sheet

7What will you remember the most? 10% of what we read20% of what we hear30% of what we see50% of what we both see and hear70% of what we have discussed with others80% of what we have experienced personally95% of what we teach someone else8Collaborative Learning IdeasGreen

10Types of Learning StylesThere are many different types of learning inventories, but three main learning styles:VisualAudioTactile/Kinesthetic

By integrating collaborative learning, you will automatically be appealingto different learning styles.

www.themegallery.com11Tips for Different Learning Styles Pink SheetAuditory: Record a Summary of What you have learned (Group Discussions: The role of the scribe)Visual: Take notes, make pictures of concepts, create graphs, and create charts (Group Concept Maps: Colored Markers and a white board)Kinesthetic/Tactile: Use models, real objects, create using technology, and materials that can be touched and moved. (Small Groups: Acting out a Concept)

www.themegallery.com12Hand-OutsDifferent Types of Learning Style Inventories

Yellow: 2 Copies- Basic Inventory

Orange and Purple: More in-depth Inventories

Know your own learning style: Complete one of the Yellow sheets and discuss with your Neighbor.Do you feel the inventory is correct? Why/Not?

www.themegallery.com13 Integrating TechnologyPodcastsYoutubeGoogle DocsIMDiscussion ForumsWebJust to Name a Few1421st Century SkillsAre students learning enough just by listening to lectures?21st Century Learners

15Digital Blooms Taxonomy

16DiagramCreate: Googlio/Google SitesEvaluation: YouTubeAnalyze: ExploratreeApplication: Discussion ForumEPortfolioEeducation PlatformGraphic Organizers & DiagramsIM/Wikki/Podcastetc.17RecapUse Collaborative Learning at least1/5 of Class Time 1Appeal to Different Learning Styles Through Group Activities2Use Technology Through Independent &/orPartner/GroupStudy/Activity318Questions?

19Independent Work: Survey(white)

20Thank You!

References:Felder, Richard . "Technology-Based Instruction and Cooperative Learning." IEEE Education Society 1 (2001): 2-3. Print.

"Lecturing Discussion Questioning Active Learning (discipline specific)." Active and Collaborative Learning Strategies. McGill University, 26 Aug. 2011. Web. 23 Oct. 2011.

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