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Transforming Courses to Concepts

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Presented by Brandon Muramatsu at New Horizons on Teacher Education Symposium, Islamabad, Pakistan, January 28, 2013.

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Transforming Courses to Concepts

  1. 1. Transforming Courses to ConceptsBrandon Muramatsumura@mit.eduNew Horizons on Teacher Education SymposiumJanuary 28, 2013Citation: Muramatsu, B. (2013, January 28). Transforming Courses to Concepts. Presentation at New Horizons on Teacher EducationSymposium, Islamabad, Pakistan. Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 1
  2. 2. Outline Courses  Concepts  Today’s Sequential to Innovative Structure  Why Concepts? Examples:  CrossLinks: Alternative navigation of MIT OpenCourseWare  Videos and Concepts: MIT course example Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 2
  3. 3. Today’s Course Organization: Sequential Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Week Week Week 1 2 3 Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 3
  4. 4. Innovative Course Structure: Concepts Concept 1 Concept 2 Concept 3 Concept B Concept A Concept Z Concept M Concept G Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 4
  5. 5. Why Concepts? Embraces content modularity and granularity (smaller size) Allows for multiple paths through content Usable across multiple courses, activities & programs Should be tied to learning objectives!  An element of quality course design  Learning objectives should be clear, measurable and have assessments to test them Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 5
  6. 6. MIT Example: Mechanics and Materials II Traditional Mechanics and Materials II Sequential Course Structure Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 6
  7. 7. 2.002: Mechanics and Materials II Fracture & Viscoelasticity Fatigue Plasticity Rubber 3D Continuum Mech & Linear Elasticity Modular Mechanics and Materials II Concept Structure Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.
  8. 8. Example: CrossLinks CrossLinks.mit.edu Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 8
  9. 9. CrossLinks CrossLinks.mit.edu Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 9
  10. 10. CrossLinks: Linked to Courses Learn Apply 2.0018.01 2.003 16.07 Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 10
  11. 11. CrossLinks CrossLinks.mit.edu Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 11
  12. 12. CrossLinks: Linked by Concepts Prepare AdvancedMathlets: Creating… 18.06 Lecture Notes Crosslinks: Pressure 8.01 Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 12
  13. 13. Example: Lecture Videos & Concept Links Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 13
  14. 14. Example: Video Concept Browser Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 14
  15. 15. Thank You!Brandon Muramatsumura@mit.eduCitation: Muramatsu, B. (2013, January 28). Transforming Courses to Concepts. Presentation at New Horizons on Teacher EducationSymposium, Islamabad, Pakistan. Unless otherwise specified, this slide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. 15

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