Class 6 adlt 606 fall 2011


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Class 6 adlt 606 fall 2011

  1. 1. Planning Instruction with Learning Tasks – the four I’s Class 6, ADLT 606 Fall 2011
  2. 2. Themes from the Rationale section and objectives (wiki) <ul><li>Excellent program ideas! Sometimes, ambitious content delivery plans – more than time allotted </li></ul><ul><li>Writing quality issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Punctuation, sentence structure (parallelism), pronoun-antecedent agreement, compound subjects need plural verbs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarly writing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LNRA survey questions </li></ul><ul><li>Confusion between goals, program objectives, and instructional objectives (ABOs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(program) By the end of this program, learners will be able to : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(ABOs) By the end of this session, learners will have : </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>Who? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will participate in your program? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do they do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What experiences have they had related to this topic? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are their positions, or what work do they do? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name the situation that calls for this training. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think of learner’s needs, your interests in teaching this topic, and the organization’s expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What makes this workshop necessary now? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the length of time available for your program? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What time of day or time of the year? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What else about the time might influence your learners’ ability to fully participate? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>Where? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Location and characteristics of the space that might make a difference to your design: noise, windows, seating, accessibility, tables </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>So That? (Transfer – the 8 th step) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As a result of learning in this time-limited event, what will participants do differently back at work? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will their learning influence the bigger picture after the training? </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The content includes the skills, knowledge and attitudes (KSAs) that will be taught in the program </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>What for? (ABOs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What will the learners do with the content during the course? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By the end of this event, learners will have ….. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABOs use action verbs to connect to the content </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Vella’s Seven (or 8) Steps of Design <ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How the learners will accomplish the objectives during the learning event. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning tasks with the Four I’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inductive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Input </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Vella’s Assumptions about Learners and the Learning Process
  12. 12. The Four I’s Types of Learning Tasks <ul><li>Inductive work – connects learners with what they already know </li></ul><ul><li>Input – course content; new material </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation – try it out </li></ul><ul><li>Integration – asks learners how they will integrate new learning into their lives </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resources to Take With You <ul><li>A Guidebook for Jane Vella’s Learning Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Using Small Groups Effectively – with guidelines on dealing with problem learners </li></ul><ul><li>10 Ways to Minimize Resistance among Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Other resources, including designing online instruction, are on the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Feel free to add your own to the wiki, as well </li></ul>
  14. 14. Class Exercise in Using Vella’s Four I’s. <ul><li>Work with your color-coded group (red, orange, yellow and blue). </li></ul><ul><li>Using Vella’s Four I’s for learning tasks (Induction, Input, Implementation, and Integration) , design a session in which you teach us how to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Bean's Christmas turkey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You will have 60 minutes to prepare your session design. Each group will “deliver” the Input learning task in a 10-minute timeframe and report out on your design for one of the other three tasks (Induction, Implementation, and Integration (2 minutes). Return to this room NLT 5:45 pm. </li></ul><ul><li>Existing resources include: paper, markers, access to Internet (Google searches, video, YouTube, etc), your own experience, photocopying, etc. Let me know how I can help you.) </li></ul>