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Teaching Chapter 12

Instructional Methods
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instructional methods, instructional strategies, or teaching strategies
Basic teaching formats, such as lectures and discussions, used to develop specific learning activities.
Bloom's Taxonomy
An analysis that is used as a basis for understanding and teaching various levels of thought by dividing thiking skills into six levels.
open-ended questions
Questions designed to require more than a few words as an answer.
wait time
A pause between asking a question and accepting an answer, designed to allow students to mentally prcess the question and to formulate their replies.
pacing
The rate at which a teacher presents components of a lesson or the lessons throughout the day.
closure
A summarizing process that helps student draw conclusions based on what they have learned.
teacher-centered methods
Teaching strategies in which the teacher's role is to present the information and to direct teh learning process of students.
learner-centered methods
Teaching strategies in which the teacher acts as a facilitator, or guide, but students are actively involved in directing and achieving their own learning.
panel discussions
A discussion format in which a group of people present and discuss a topic and answer questions.
moderator
In a panel discussion, the person responsible for the introduction, summary, and relaying questions to the panel.
simulations
Learning activities that put students in a situation that feels real even though the situation is not. Students function within that environment.
skits
Scripted stories that involve students in learning through acting out parts.
role playing
A type of unscripted skit in which people take on particular roles and interact to resolve an issue or problem
case studies
A teaching strategy in which students analyze a particular problem or story that requires a solution.
reflective responses
A teaching strategy that asks students to think deeply about a situation and describe that thinking process.
productive lab
A lab experience that gocuses on producing an end product.
experimental lab
A lab experience that uses formal processes to research problems.
cooperative learning
A form of small-group learning that involves students working together to achieve a common goal.
individual accountability
Holding each person in a group responsibile for participating and contributing.