“Theories and Practice of Teaching Adults” Please respond to the following:
- Choose your favorite strategy in the article “You Can Lead Students to the Classroom, and You Can Make Them Think: Ten Brain-Based Strategies for College Teaching and Learning Success”, and provide three (3) ways you think the strategy could be used in an online class.
- Respond to at least one (1) other student.
Assignment 2: Observing and Evaluating Teaching Practices
In this assignment you will observe, document, and evaluate two (2) instructional sessions associated with adult learners.
The two (2) recorded instructional videos below
- Scaffolding as a Teaching Strategy (6 min. 31 s), located at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se6a9Q_37t4
- Whole Brain Teaching: The Basics (7 min 37 s), located at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBeWEgvGm2Y
Use the Teaching Observation form here to complete the items on the form, EDU525_Teacher_Observation_Form _12_.docx
Since you will be assessing 2 videos, you will submit a separate form for each instructional assessment. Note: If you do not observe an evaluative criterion, do not rate the criterion and mark an N/A in the rationale/comment block.
- Provide the title of each instructional session, and summarize the content of each of the instructional sessions.
- Critique the overall effectiveness of each instructional session on the rating scale of 1-5 and include your rational for your rating.
- Assess the instructional strengths of each session and your reasons why.
- Assess the areas for improvement of each session and your reasons why.
- Compare the two (2) sessions you selected and state which one you prefer and why.
- Based on your current or preferred career, specify two (2) concepts you can apply from this assignment.
- Assess your lessons learned from using the “Teaching Observation Form”. Suggest at least one (1) improvement in the form.
- Submit the two forms in the Week 6 Assignment submission in the course. You may submit the assignment as one whole document but there should be a form for each video observed.
This assignment does not require a cover page since you will list your name on the Teaching Observation Form.