Please Allow Me To Introduce My Field Response

Added by Sidney, response for Please Allow Me To Introduce My Field Activity

In my orientation the day before the program began, I wanted to find out who the students were, get to know them, and most importantly understand their technical and English skills. The courses in the program were developed around essay writing, and computer science, math and statistics for analytics. Until the day of the orientation,… Read more »

Like Driving a Car Response

Added by Sidney, response for Like Driving a Car Activity

In my disciple (data science) there are a lot of confusing and complex components we teach students. I think there are a number of elements that work together to create “automatic” responses, things you don’t think much about how or why you’re doing them, they just happen.

WIIFM Response

Added by Sidney, response for WIIFM Activity

It’s challenging when you tell students  what is in it for them. Usually dealing with short term stressors, things like studying, paying bills, tomorrow’s class, and upcoming exams take precedence over long term goals. When I discuss why a student needs to know something, I usually start with an example of how something we cover… Read more »

Cornell Notes Response

Added by Sidney, response for Cornell Notes Activity

For an example of how to take Cornell notes, I watched a YouTube video on Cornell notes, How to take Cornell notes by Jennifer DesRochers. I found this method of note taking very interesting. The high level concepts and topics on the left side of the page, and the lower level detailed notes on the right provide different… Read more »

Concept map Response

Added by Sidney, response for Syllabus Concept Map Activity

This is the concept map for my upcoming Advanced Excel course. I worked on what the content would be and did thematic analysis several times to find what subjects would be most appropriate and how the content should be delivered. Part of this process is outlining what basic ideas should be taught in each module,… Read more »

The Kitchen Sink Response

Added by Sidney, response for Misunderstood Activity

Students should recognize that you need the right tool or tools for the job, and know when to ask for help.