Tweaking Lectures to Enhance Learning

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Tweaking Lectures to Enhance Learning

  1. 1. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Tweaking Lectures Session Instructional Tweaking Lectures to Enhance Learning #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  2. 2. Tagoras 90%<inquiry> <insight> <action> Learning down the drain Source: Hermann Ebbinghaus #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  3. 3. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> 15 Minute Objectives: o Identify 5 quick tips to boost lecture learning o Cite key reasons for why they matter o Be able to share tips and reasons with your presenters #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  4. 4. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> #PCMA12 Slides at: http://slidesha.re/tweak-lectures #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  5. 5. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> 5 Quick Tips: 1. Prune It 2. Chunk It in 10s 3. Stimulate the Senses 4. Remember to Repeat to Remember 5. Make It Active #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  6. 6. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> 1 Prune It #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  7. 7. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Why Prune It? - Minimizes extraneous material - Exposes the core concepts - Opens up time for “digestion See: Made to Stick #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  8. 8. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> 2 Chunk It in 10s #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  9. 9. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Why Chunk It? - Helps maintain interest - Heads off multi- tasking - Gives brain time to process See: John Medina #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  10. 10. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Hot Muffins #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  11. 11. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Especially this one 3 Stimulate the Senses #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  12. 12. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Hearing and Seeing Hearing only Seeing only 50% 30% Reading only 20% 10% % Retention after 14 Days Source: Edgar Dale, Audio-Visual Methods in Teaching #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  13. 13. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Why Multiple Senses? - Aids processing in working memory - Aids retrieval from long-term memory See: Richard Mayer, John Medina #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  14. 14. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Remember to Repeat to Remember 4 Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember Remember to Repeat to Remember #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  15. 15. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Why Repetition? -  Initially, aids “encoding” – i.e., gets it in -  At intervals, aids “retrieval” – i.e., gets it out See: Hermann Ebbinghaus, John Medina #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  16. 16. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> 5 Make It Active #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  17. 17. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Why Make It Active? -  Makes it about the learner -  Makes it concrete, relevant - Taps prior experience & knowledge -  Increases memory See: Dewey, Knowles, Medina #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  18. 18. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> 5 Quick Tips: 1.  Prune It 2. Chunk It in 10s 3. Stimulate the Senses 4. Remember to Repeat to Remember 5. Make It Active #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  19. 19. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> 15 Minute Objectives: ✔ o Identify 5 quick tips to boost lecture learning ✔ o Cite key reasons for why they matter o Be able to share tips and reasons with your presenters #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  20. 20. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Homework: Make a plan for sharing these tips with your presenters. #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com
  21. 21. Tagoras<inquiry> <insight> <action> Contact Jeff Cobb •  jcobb@tagoras.com •  919.201.7460 •  www.tagoras.com •  @tagoras #PCMA12 www.tagoras.com

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