Doing the Inquiry Project Assignment was interesting and fun. I have never really had to document a learning process before for myself so this was definitely a first for me in many ways. Planning a strategy for learning something is not anything that I would normally consider doing if I wanted to learn something new. […]Read more "Thoughts on My Inquiry Project ‘How I Learned to Golf’"
I have researched a webquest at zunal.com/webquest.php?w=102506 that I thought could be a useful tool for my instruction with 4th level Sheet Metal apprentices. Having now been exposed to this platform, I have started to think about other areas of my welding instruction that I thought I could develop a webquest for other related welding classes […]Read more "Webquests for Welding Safety"
I have read the article ‘The Benefits of Flipping the Classroom’ by Charles A. Hill. http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/instructional-design/the-benefits-of-flipping-your-classroom/ Although I agree with some of the author’s statements regarding the benefits of flipped classroom methodology, I do still have some reservations overall. With the basis of this instructional method relying on students carrying out some sort of activity […]Read more "Flipping the Classroom"
I have read the article ‘What does student centered learning really mean? and found it interesting. As an instructor in related trades welding, I was trying to comprehend what this meant for me and my students. I realized through the composition that the author has flipped the words in their definitive state to mean that […]Read more "What does ‘student centered learning’ really mean?"