Experiential Learning/Teaching DOCTORAL STUDENT SEMINAR NOVEMBER 12, 2004
Teaching <ul><li>The mediocre teachers tells </li></ul><ul><li>The good teacher explains </li></ul><ul><li>The superior te...
What is It? <ul><li>Webster: “derived from, based on, or relating to experience” </li></ul><ul><li>Students learning the t...
Experience <ul><li>“Experience is a Hard Teacher because She gives the Test First and the Lesson afterwards” Vernon Sander...
Four Clusters of Teaching Styles <ul><li>Expert (Formal Authority) </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Model (Expert/Formal Authori...
Classroom Realities <ul><li>Course or class goals </li></ul><ul><li>Course or class content </li></ul><ul><li>Student skil...
A Great Lecture   Ray Smilor <ul><li>Own the room (eliminate distractions) </li></ul><ul><li>Engage the audience </li></ul...
Teaching as a Philosophy of Life <ul><li>A way of thinking </li></ul><ul><li>A way of acting </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of  di...
Attitude <ul><li>Can affect Change </li></ul><ul><li>There is a Better Way </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities are Everywhere ...
Behavior <ul><li>Pursue Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Innovate </li></ul><ul><li>Persevere </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Manageme...
Experiential <ul><li>Make students uncomfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Create something from nothing </li></ul><ul><li>An adve...
Team Selection <ul><li>Puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Greeting Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Colors </li></u...
Ideas <ul><li>Meet the students (15 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>Class Quilt </li></ul><ul><li>Spaghetti and marshmallows </...
Unleashing Ideas <ul><li>“If we don’t change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed” </li></ul><ul><li>...
Creativity <ul><li>sensory output </li></ul><ul><li>getting students to see    connections where they are not  always obvi...
Practice <ul><li>A video camera </li></ul><ul><li>A clock </li></ul><ul><li>A haircut/style </li></ul><ul><li>A lobotomy <...
How We Learn <ul><li>10% of what we read </li></ul><ul><li>20% of what we hear </li></ul><ul><li>30% of what we see </li><...
The Big Close <ul><li>“Students don’t care how much you know until the know how much you CARE” </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred No...
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    1. 1. Experiential Learning/Teaching DOCTORAL STUDENT SEMINAR NOVEMBER 12, 2004
    2. 2. Teaching <ul><li>The mediocre teachers tells </li></ul><ul><li>The good teacher explains </li></ul><ul><li>The superior teacher demonstrates </li></ul><ul><li>The GREAT teacher inspires </li></ul><ul><li>William Arthur Ward </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is It? <ul><li>Webster: “derived from, based on, or relating to experience” </li></ul><ul><li>Students learning the theory, principals, and concepts of a subject, while also developing an appreciation for pragmatic considerations, by applying themselves in a unique way to classroom projects and assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Students learning from doing or from the doings of others </li></ul>
    4. 4. Experience <ul><li>“Experience is a Hard Teacher because She gives the Test First and the Lesson afterwards” Vernon Sanders Law </li></ul>
    5. 5. Four Clusters of Teaching Styles <ul><li>Expert (Formal Authority) </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Model (Expert/Formal Authority) </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitator (Personal Model/Expert) </li></ul><ul><li>Delegator (Facilitator/Expert) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Classroom Realities <ul><li>Course or class goals </li></ul><ul><li>Course or class content </li></ul><ul><li>Student skill/motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor skill/motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities, resources, and norms </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional and/or professional pressures or concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Developmental nature of the learning process </li></ul>
    7. 7. A Great Lecture Ray Smilor <ul><li>Own the room (eliminate distractions) </li></ul><ul><li>Engage the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Opening; know, feel, do </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture as an event/experience </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a sense of community </li></ul><ul><li>The need for human interaction </li></ul>
    8. 8. Teaching as a Philosophy of Life <ul><li>A way of thinking </li></ul><ul><li>A way of acting </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of different professional contexts </li></ul><ul><li>W way of approaching everything; work, personal issues, family life community, etc. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Attitude <ul><li>Can affect Change </li></ul><ul><li>There is a Better Way </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities are Everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Embrace Innovation, Change, and Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Failure is Learning </li></ul>
    10. 10. Behavior <ul><li>Pursue Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Innovate </li></ul><ul><li>Persevere </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>Guerrilla Tactics </li></ul><ul><li>Schumpeter, 1936, Entrepreneurship: </li></ul><ul><li>1-Dream and will to conquer </li></ul><ul><li>2-Desire to fight </li></ul><ul><li>3-Creative joy </li></ul>
    11. 11. Experiential <ul><li>Make students uncomfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Create something from nothing </li></ul><ul><li>An adventure with fellow travelers </li></ul><ul><li>“Take the first step in faith, you don’t have to see the whole staircase, just the first step” Martin Luther King, Jr. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Team Selection <ul><li>Puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Greeting Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Colors </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling words </li></ul><ul><li>ETC! </li></ul>
    13. 13. Ideas <ul><li>Meet the students (15 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>Class Quilt </li></ul><ul><li>Spaghetti and marshmallows </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers and tape </li></ul><ul><li>Lego’s, Tinker Toys, Lincoln Logs, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Yellow Jersey” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Creativity of a Child: Do you still have it? If not, did someone take it away or did you give it up?” Harry Chapin </li></ul>
    14. 14. Unleashing Ideas <ul><li>“If we don’t change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed” </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Proverb </li></ul><ul><li>‘The Box’-your perception of reality at this time </li></ul><ul><li>Fate-what YOU decide to do next </li></ul>
    15. 15. Creativity <ul><li>sensory output </li></ul><ul><li>getting students to see connections where they are not always obvious </li></ul><ul><li>The process of removing hurdles to perceptions that lead to a new awareness of reality </li></ul>
    16. 16. Practice <ul><li>A video camera </li></ul><ul><li>A clock </li></ul><ul><li>A haircut/style </li></ul><ul><li>A lobotomy </li></ul>
    17. 17. How We Learn <ul><li>10% of what we read </li></ul><ul><li>20% of what we hear </li></ul><ul><li>30% of what we see </li></ul><ul><li>50% of what we see and hear </li></ul><ul><li>60% of what we write </li></ul><ul><li>70% of what we discuss </li></ul><ul><li>80% of what we EXPERIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>90% of what we TEACH </li></ul>
    18. 18. The Big Close <ul><li>“Students don’t care how much you know until the know how much you CARE” </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred North Whitehead </li></ul>

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