Monthly Archives: January 2016

Advance Organizers and Media

David Ausubel addresses the improvement of presentational methods of teaching. This is counter to the current trend away from “passive” learning (Joyce, Weil, & Calhoun, 2015). However, the use of a properly designed advance organizer takes the passive methods and … Continue reading

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Budgeting with Lewis & Clark

In lesson 2.2, Expenses and Health Rules, we learned the original budget for the Lewis and Clark expedition was $2,500. The actual expenditures exceeded $38,000. This works out to a 1,420% increase. Part of this increase is due to the … Continue reading

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Shaping the Future

In a classroom session of Instructional Strategies (EDU6526) the point was made that the educational system currently puts a heavy emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects and that in the future, there will probably be an increase … Continue reading

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