Interactive Teaching Techniques & SWOT Analysis


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Interactive Teaching Techniques & SWOT Analysis

  1. 1. WORKSHOP for the recently recruited Degree College Lecturers INTERACTIVE TEACHING- LEARNING &PERSONAL SWOT mnRAJU
  2. 2. Icebreaker Call out L - E - A - R – N Form five groups & sit in circles Discuss “Why Do We Teach?” Nominate Group Spokespersons Make short presentations mnRAJU
  3. 3. Why Do We Teach? Knowledge Skills Application Information Literacy mnRAJU
  4. 4. Why Do We Teach? Higher objectives of education  Learning to Learn  Learning to Live  Learning to be Better Obligation to nation, college & students Professional satisfaction and growth mnRAJU
  5. 5. Nobler Outcomes  Imagination  Creativity  Aptitude  Attitude mnRAJU
  6. 6. 4 Types of Teachers A mediocre teacher tells. A good teacher explains. A superior teacher demonstrates.A Great teacher inspires. mnRAJU
  7. 7. A Great Teacher is mnRAJU
  8. 8. The Teacher Who INSPIRED You Recollect Who was your best teacher at school/college? How did he/she inspire you? Write Share mnRAJU
  9. 9. A Great Teacher is Involved in mnRAJU
  10. 10. A Great Teacher usesInteractive TeachingTechniques mnRAJU
  11. 11. A Great Teacher knows mnRAJU
  12. 12. Retention mnRAJU
  13. 13. TTT vs STTDecrease Teacher Centred Teaching TimeIncrease Student CentredLearning Time mnRAJU
  14. 14. Instruction Patterns1. Teacher Talk2. Choral Response3. Close-ended Teacher Questioning4. Open-ended Teacher Questioning5. Full Class Interaction6. Student Initiated Questioning7. Group Work8. Pair Work (Collaboration)9. Individual Work10. Self Access mnRAJU
  15. 15. Modes of Instruction Mode Participants Live Onlineone-to-one teacher-student conversation online chat student-teacher explanation e-mail student-student clarification discussionone-to-many teacher-students lecture streaming audio student-students demonstration streaming video bulletin board mailing listmany-to-many students-students debate audio-conference GD video-conference forum blog mnRAJU
  16. 16. Interactive classes use1. Pair work2. Group work3. Good instructions4. Eliciting5. Thought provoking questions6. Activities & Games mnRAJU
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  18. 18. Pair Work Think of advantages of pairwork Form pairs Share your ideas with partner Share with class mnRAJU
  19. 19. Pair Work - Advantages Greater opportunity for Application Learners gain confidence/overcome fear Real time feedback/response Peer learning Cooperation – a life skill mnRAJU
  20. 20. Pair Work - Review THINK – make notes form PAIRS SHARE with Partner SHARE with Class mnRAJU
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  22. 22. Group Work Form groups Discuss advantages of groupwork Arrive at consensus Share with class mnRAJU
  23. 23. Group Work - Advantages  More student participation time  More listening time  More fun  Exchange of ideas  Seeing others’ points of view  Improved social skills  Improved problem solving skills mnRAJU
  24. 24. Group Work - Review Explain the activity Arrange the groups Set time limit Give example/demonstration Move & Monitor Follow up Discuss the activity mnRAJU
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  26. 26. Good Instructions are . . . Short Simple Precise Easy to follow Repeated Demonstrated mnRAJU
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  28. 28. Ask,Don’t Tell mnRAJU
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  30. 30. Question TypesYes/No InformationClose-ended Open-endedTeacher initiated Student initiatedFactual Inferential/ ExperientialLOT HOTRhetorical/ Thought-provokingLeading mnRAJU
  31. 31. Responding to Questions Let students think and formulate Do not interrupt Show interest in answers Involve other students Ask follow-up questions Do not discourage students mnRAJU
  32. 32. Evaluation Include variety – HOT/LOT/FIVE Avoid routine questions Test application of learning Encourage imagination Encourage creativity Promote further learning mnRAJU
  33. 33. Effective Evaluation Validity Reliability Washback Practicality mnRAJU
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  35. 35. Visual Aids Realia Models Photographs, Charts Transparencies Slideshows Video Clips, Multimedia mnRAJU
  36. 36. SWOT AnalysisWhat?Why?How? mnRAJU
  37. 37. What is SWOT?Strengths Weaknesses StrengthsWeaknessesOpportunitiesOpportunities ThreatsThreats mnRAJU
  38. 38. What is SWOT Analysis? mnRAJU
  39. 39. What is a Strength? An internal resource or capability helpful to achieve the desired goals. mnRAJU
  40. 40. What is a Weakness? An internal barrier to achieve the desired goals. mnRAJU
  41. 41. What is an Opportunity? An external situation that could provide a competitive advantage.(if properly leveraged) mnRAJU
  42. 42. What is a Threat? An external situation which coulddamage your scope for attaining objectives. mnRAJU
  43. 43. What is SWOT Analysis? A situation analysis tool for evaluatinginternal strengths and weaknesses; and for examiningexternal opportunities and threats. mnRAJU
  44. 44. SWOTOpportunities StrengthsWeaknesses Threats mnRAJU
  45. 45. Exercise - 11. Your home is located within a two-minute walk of the bus station, and is just a ten-minute ride away from your college.2. Though you don’t teach English, your English speaking skills are very poor and you are ashamed of speaking English.3. Your college is located next to one of the largest shopping centers in your town.4. You graduated almost a decade ago and have not acquired any further certifications.5. Your in-laws are retired government employees and have enough money to spend on leisure activities.6. There are many well-qualified, trained and unemployed youth in your town.7. The state government is considering enacting laws to make training and skills upgradation compulsory for all in-service teachers.8. Another local college is expanding its services and is on the lookout for experienced teachers.9. Your college is considering opening two new branches in your town within the next one year.10. There is news that your college is likely to be honored by the district collector at the next Republic Day for its consistently good performance at the board examinations.11. You have been a diabetic for a long time and you are likely to develop diabetic retinopathy unless you undergo frequent eye check-ups.12. Your college’s offer to host the next inter-collegiate competitions has been approved by the district committee.13. Your spouse is very cooperative and appreciates your work demands and time constraints.14. You have some very bright students in your class and many of them admire you as a committed teacher.15. You have a good personal library; but it has fewer volumes of books than many of your colleagues have got. mnRAJU
  46. 46. Exercise - 1 Strengths Weaknesses 1 210 13 15 15? 4 14 11 Opportunities Threats 3 6 5 710 8 9 12 mnRAJU
  47. 47. SWOT AnalysisWhat?Why?How? mnRAJU
  48. 48. Why SWOT AnalysisYou were born to win; but to be a winner,you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. - Zig Ziglar mnRAJU
  49. 49. Why SWOT Analysis to capitalize on strengths to overcome weaknesses to exploit opportunities to survive threats to be pro-active to take better decisions mnRAJU
  50. 50. SWOT AnalysisWhat?Why?How? mnRAJU
  51. 51. Strengths Analysis What are your unique skills/qualifications? What do you do better than anyone else? What unique resources can you access? Why do people praise you? What achievements are you proud of? What values do you believe in? mnRAJU
  52. 52. Activity - 1 Think & list your strengths Form pairs Describe to your partner Share with class mnRAJU
  53. 53. Weaknesses Analysis What skills/knowledge do you lack? What skills could you improve? What do you avoid doing? What do others see as your weaknesses? What resources are you deficient in? What are your negative work habits? What personality traits hold you back? mnRAJU
  54. 54. Activity - 2 Think & list your weaknesses Form pairs Describe to your partner Share with class mnRAJU
  55. 55. Beating WeaknessesWere successful people alwayssuccessful in all they did?Did success come to them quickand easy?The road to success is never an easyone. There are several obstacles.Be prepared to fall. Rise every timeyou fall. mnRAJU
  56. 56. Opportunities Analysis What opportunities to learn are open? What situations can you take advantage of? Do you have people to help/advise you? What others’ failures can you exploit? Have you any solutions to others’ complaints? Is there an unfilled need around you? mnRAJU
  57. 57. Activity - 3 Think & list your opportunities Form pairs Describe to your partner Share with class mnRAJU
  58. 58. Opportunities Analysis mnRAJU
  59. 59. Opportunities AnalysisSuccess consists in beingsuccessful, not in havingpotential for success. Any widepiece of ground is the potentialsite of a palace, but there’s nopalace till it’s built.- Fernando Pessoa (Portuguese poet) mnRAJU
  60. 60. Threats Analysis What obstacles do you currently face? What are your competitors doing? Is the demand for your strengths declining? What trends could harm your interests? What threats arise from your weaknesses? mnRAJU
  61. 61. Activity - 4 Think & list your threats Form pairs Describe to your partner Share with class mnRAJU
  62. 62. SWOT Analysis - TipsBe rigorous & be objectiveView from all perspectivesBe realistic & be specificUse verifiable facts onlyPrioritize mnRAJU
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  64. 64. Exercise - 2 Go through thesample SWOT chartand make a SWOTchart of your own. mnRAJU
  65. 65. Example SWOT Analysis My Strengths My Weaknesses 1.I have a passion for teaching 1.I have little relevant experience 2.I have good inter-personal skills 2.I am lazy and suffer from procrastination 3.I have a degree in education 3.I lack concentration / attention span 4.I have good critical / analytical skills 4.I have not much subject knowledge 5.I have excellent communication skills 5.I lack stress management skills 6.I have plenty of work experience 6.I am poor at dealing with conflict 7.I am good with public speaking 7.I am low in self-esteem 8.I am financially sound 8.I have young children to take care of 9.I am young and healthy 9.I have dependent in-laws 10.I have a supportive spouse 10.I live far from the college My Opportunities My Threats 1.I have a job offer in a college which suits my temperament 1.This place is quite expensivebetter 2.We have no Ph D supervisors in this town 2.Eventually I could go on and study for my Ph D 3.I have a heavy workload 3.I have been offered a scholarship for my doctoral work 4.I need to sign a contract if I take up a new job 4.Many new college and colleges are opening in my locality 5.My family depends on my salary and I cannot take any 5.My children are offered free education at my college risks with my career 6.My college has instituted an annual gold medal for the 6.Entry level admissions into my college have beenbest teacher drastically decreasing 7.My parents are moving to my neighborhood 7.I am not on good terms with the college management 8.Our car loan application has been cleared 8.Two of my younger colleagues have acquired higher academic qualifications 9.The new syllabus has several chapters that I am not comfortable teaching mnRAJU
  66. 66. Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Date. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Strengths WeaknessesWhat do you do well? What could you do better?What unique resources can you posses? What resources do you lack or need more?What do others see in you as your strengths? What do others see as your weaknesses?• •• •• •• •Opportunities ThreatsWhat opportunities are available to you? What threats could harm you?What trends could you take advantage of? What are your competitors/colleagues doing?How can you turn your strengths into opportunities? What threats do your weaknesses expose you to?• •• •• •• • mnRAJU
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