Weekly Tip – 6/30/14
What are your students learning from the projects/assignments in your course? Turn your projects to “Project Based Learning” experiences for your students. Take the time to go through your online and hybrid assignments and see if they fall under the heading of Project Based Learning. Take a look at this article comparing projects to Project Based Learning.
Ask the following questions about your assignments/projects.
- promote critical thinking
- allow creativity while learning
- promote student-to-teacher and student-to-student interaction
- resemble real world experiences
These are just a few of the questions you should be asking about your projects/assignments!
Mayer, Amy. “friEdTechnology.” What’s the Difference Between Doing Projects and Project Based Learning?. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Nov. 2012.