AFTER WATCHING THE “HOW PEOPLE LEARN: INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING THEORY”VIDEO, REFLECT ON AND DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING: HOW DO YOU, PERSONALLY, LEARN?
WHAT HAVE OTHER TEACHERS DONE TO ASSIST YOU IN THAT LEARNING? UTILIZE AND REFERENCE THE FOUR AREAS THAT INFLUENCE LEARNING MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO.
ELM 500 How Learning Occurs Full Course
ELM 500 Topic 1: Discussion Question 1
After watching the “How People Learn: Introduction to Learning Theory”video, reflect on and discuss the following: How do you, personally, learn? What have other teachers done to assist you in that learning? Utilize and reference the four areas that influence learning mentioned in the video.
ELM 500 Topic 1: Discussion Question 2
Select one of the theorists in Chapter 1 of Psychology of Learning for Instruction, such as Pavlov or Gestalt, and summarize their contribution to learning theory. How does this apply to your own ideas about teaching and learning?
ELM 500 Week 1 Assignment Reflection of How People Learn
Watch the video “How People Learn: Introduction to Learning Theory,” which details how teaching has been described in many ways and presents similes comparing teachers as actors, as story tellers and as coaches. Many more similes can be found in your readings.
In a 500-750-word paper, describe the simile that captures your own ideas about teaching and how it reflects one or more of the learning theories from this week’s reading. The simile may be one you read about or one you create. What does your simile suggest about your thinking on how students learn? Further, what does your simile suggest about the role of a teacher in assisting students’ learning?
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
ELM 500 Topic 2: Discussion Question 1
Think of an educational scenario in which you or someone you know had difficulty achieving the set goals or outcomes. Consider the experience in reference to behavior modification.
What would you do to overcome, monitor, and identify additional challenges involved in this scenario? Be sure to refer to this week’s reading in Psychology of Learning for Instruction when responding to this question.
ELM 500 Topic 2: Discussion Question 2
In making learning meaningful, how do you address the challenge of memory failing to encode or retrieve information (i.e., forgetting)? How would this look at various stages of cognitive development?
ELM 500 Week 2 Assignment Deconstructing Assessment Items
Review “Sample Arizona AIMS Exam Questions.” This contains seven assessment items for fourth-graders from the standardized Arizona AIMS exam. Complete this assignment in three parts:
Complete a “Table of Specifications” using the table format provided. Begin by analyzing each of the seven assessment items. For each item, create a learning objective aligned to what the assessment item is measuring. Write these learning objectives in the first column under “Learning Objectives.” Then, for each assessment item, classify the item, indicating its type (e.g., multiple choice, essay) under the level of knowledge/skill the student is being asked to display in the item.
Review each assessment item for cultural bias (e.g., ethnic, gender, or socioeconomic bias). Write a short description of your review beneath your Table of Specifications.