How Can I Add Choice to My Course to Give Students Autonomy and Motivate Deep Learning?
Authentic assessment can be difficult when you are faced with a vastly diverse audience of students. How can we best meet their needs when each of their learning styles, skills, and passions widely vary? The answer to this challenge may live within the concept of choice. Providing choice in your course allows students to demonstrate their knowledge in various ways while providing opportunities to explore concepts that move them more deeply. This program explores what exactly choice is and how it can foster genuine learning about your topic, positive emotions in the classroom, and the proper mindset for learning.
After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:
- Determine the four different types of choice that can be used in face-to-face and online courses
- Apply grading and implementation strategies that best benefit your choice strategy
- Identify and engage with other resources to further comprehend implementing your choice
- Choice defined in context of the higher-education classroom
- Benefits of adding choice to a curriculum
- Four areas where choice can be used in teaching: topics, participation, assessment, and engagement
This program will benefit:
- Instructional designers
Product Code: PM19BB