The Road to Success: Using the UbD Instructional Model to train university professors  to use i>clickers as a tool for ins...
First, what is UbD? UbD stands for “Understanding by Design,” an approach to instruction in which we work  backwards  to o...
STEP ONE: Set some goals for instruction...
What do we want to accomplish in our training? 1. University professors' attitudes about using the i>clickers will become ...
STEP TWO: Determine how we are going to get there...
-Choose assessment methods that will show us our goals have been reached -Design our instruction so it will be apparent  p...
STEP THREE: Plan our trip... Where do we want to go? -  What knowledge do we hope professors will take away from our instr...
Are we there yet??
The professors seem happy! They have positive attitudes about using i>clickers for instruction! They are motivated to use ...
Our trip was a success! We made it to our destination!
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Using UbD to Train University Professors to Use iclickers in the Classroom

  1. 1. The Road to Success: Using the UbD Instructional Model to train university professors to use i>clickers as a tool for instruction By: Catherine Murphy
  2. 2. First, what is UbD? UbD stands for “Understanding by Design,” an approach to instruction in which we work backwards to obtain our desired outcome.... Beginning End
  3. 3. STEP ONE: Set some goals for instruction...
  4. 4. What do we want to accomplish in our training? 1. University professors' attitudes about using the i>clickers will become more positive 2. University professors will understand the benefits of i>clickers 3. Professors will be comfortable using i>clickers for instruction
  5. 5. STEP TWO: Determine how we are going to get there...
  6. 6. -Choose assessment methods that will show us our goals have been reached -Design our instruction so it will be apparent professors understand how to use i>clickers and are motivated to use them in their instruction
  7. 7. STEP THREE: Plan our trip... Where do we want to go? - What knowledge do we hope professors will take away from our instruction? How will we get them there? - What are our methods of instruction? What activities will do on our trip? - What tasks will the professors perform to gain knowledge and enjoy the trip?
  8. 8. Are we there yet??
  9. 9. The professors seem happy! They have positive attitudes about using i>clickers for instruction! They are motivated to use them! They know how to use them!
  10. 10. Our trip was a success! We made it to our destination!

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