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Intro to the AMP

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Intro to the AMP

  1. 1. TheAMP<br />The Andragogy Modified Project<br />
  2. 2. Education<br />
  3. 3. Education<br />Focused on Teacher<br />
  4. 4. Education<br />Focused on Teacher<br />And on Material<br />
  5. 5. Education is more than that.<br />
  6. 6. Education is a social process.<br />Education is growth. <br />Education is, not a preparation for life; Education is life itself. <br />-John Dewey-<br />
  7. 7. not just Specializing<br />Education is<br />Education is Questioning<br />Education is the AMP model<br />
  8. 8. "You belong to a church that teaches the importance of education. You have a mandate from the Lord to educate your minds and your hearts and your hands. . . . There can be no doubt, none whatever, that education pays. Do not short-circuit your lives. If you do so, you will pay for it over and over and over again."<br /> -—Gordon B. Hinckley, “A Prophet’s Counsel and Prayer for Youth,” <br /> Ensign, Jan. 2001, 4, 7 <br />
  9. 9. We focus only on this part<br /> "You belong to a church that teaches the importance of education. You have a mandate from the Lord to educate your minds and your hearts and your hands. . . . There can be no doubt, none whatever, that ------------------- Do not short-circuit your lives. If you do so, you will pay for it over and over and over again."<br /> -—Gordon B. Hinckley, “A Prophet’s Counsel and Prayer for Youth,” <br /> Ensign, Jan. 2001, 4, 7 <br />education pays<br />
  10. 10. What we “get” out of College<br />Earning Power<br />Job Aspects<br />Prestige<br />Promotions<br />
  11. 11. Education is more than just specializing for a career. It is learning to learn.<br />
  12. 12. “Education is not so much the filling of a bucket as the lighting of a fire.”<br />-Dieter F Uchtdorf “Two Principles for Any Economy”<br />
  13. 13. So What?<br />
  14. 14. The AMP<br />model will help you light your own fire for learning<br />
  15. 15. Without the AMP<br />
  16. 16. With the AMP<br />
  17. 17. What does the<br />Andragogy Modified Project even mean?<br />
  18. 18. Andró= man<br />Ágô= to lead<br />Andragogy: <br />Learning without teacher control. Opposite of Pedagogy.<br />
  19. 19. Pedagogy: <br />País=child<br />Ágô= to lead<br />
  20. 20. Pedagogy:<br />Experts Teach. Non-experts say little.<br />Teacher<br />
  21. 21. Andragogy<br />All have input, share learning experience together<br />Teacher<br />
  22. 22. The AMP 3 aspects:<br />1) Small study groups<br />2) Group meetings once a week<br />3) Independent Learning<br />
  23. 23. 1 2 3<br />Small study groups<br />
  24. 24. Learn new things as you review what you learn in class or from reading.<br />
  25. 25. Rules of Groups:<br />1) 5-6 people<br />2) different majors (at least emphasis)<br />3) everyone asks questions<br />4) everyone teaches what they are learning about<br />
  26. 26. You decide:<br />how often you meet<br />3 times a week<br />2 times a semester<br />
  27. 27. where you meet<br />You decide:<br />Top of Mt. Everest<br />Library<br />
  28. 28. You decide:<br />what you talk about<br />String Theory<br />Shakespeare<br />Who has more Facebook Friends<br />
  29. 29. You decide:<br />how long it takes<br />Length of world’s Longest Movie: Cinématon<br />(6 days and 6 hours)<br />A few minutes<br />
  30. 30. So what?<br />
  31. 31. “Teach other students individually and in groups” <br />–BYU-I Learning Model<br />
  32. 32. “To teach is to learn twice.”  <br />Joseph Joubert, Pensées, 1842<br />
  33. 33.
  34. 34. When you teach others who don’t have the same class you see what holes need to be filled in.<br />
  35. 35. 1 2 3<br />Group meetings once a week<br />
  36. 36. Presentations on Topics that people are passionate about! <br />
  37. 37. Possible Topics:<br />Psychobiology and Homework: <br />How to let your brain do the work<br />Muslim and Mormons:<br />More Similar than Different<br />You-Tube: A History<br />Anythingyou are excited about!<br />(Keep it Clean!)<br />
  38. 38. 1 2 3<br />Independent Learning<br />
  39. 39. The main focus of the AMP is to learn that you can learn whatever you want whenever you want.<br />Or not.<br />
  40. 40. “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”<br />-Albert Einstein<br />
  41. 41. X<br />Pedagogy: <br />País=child<br />Ágô= to lead<br />
  42. 42. TheAMP<br />The Andragogy Modified Project<br />Where Passion Meets Learning!<br />

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