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Send/Pass a Problem: Cooperative Learning (STARLINK)

Meeting Date(s):online from April 1-30, 2017
Instructor:Page Wolf
Audience:Faculty & Staff
Contact Hours:1
Credit Type:

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Description:In this online learning module, youll learn the Send/Pass a Problem cooperative learning strategy and consider some of the benefits of using technology for Send/Pass a Problem. Well look at two different types of software  an app and a wiki  that you might consider using for Send/Pass a Problem, to help you evaluate which type would work best for your class. Using Evernote® and a PBWorks" wiki as examples, well discuss creating accounts, organizing the workspace, and creating the questions to share with the class. Then well go through each step in the learning activity, as students reflect on the question and collaborate with their partners to create their responses to each problem, then synthesize all of the groups responses into a final shared document.

By the end of this learning module, the learner will be able to:

" Evaluate value of using technology for Send/Pass a Problem cooperative learning activity

" Understand differences between using an app and a wiki for Send/Pass a Problem

" Given an outcome, the instructor will revise it to include all aspects of a measurable outcome.

" Evaluate which application/service for Send/Pass a Problem would be most effective for your students

" Create a shared space for students to collaborate and evaluate each others work.

Webinar available to view through April 30th.


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