PBL Learning: Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Disclaimer: I held many reservations toward problem-based learning (PBL) projects being used in undergraduate courses before beginning this week. Before the course, I was familiar with the concept but primarily saw PBL implemented in not higher but secondary education contexts. Continue reading PBL Learning: Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Making Critical Pedagogy ‘Open’: Learning Together in a Digital World

It was really nice to be more ‘textually’ engaged with Paulo Freire. I really enjoyed the clip showed a couple of week to end class and hearing him especially emphasize the benefit of problematizing assumptions that the professor is the Continue reading Making Critical Pedagogy ‘Open’: Learning Together in a Digital World

A Progressive Teaching Philosophy

“The self-paced nature of exploratory learning¬† relies on the notion that effective learning environments actively engage students with the material and promote meaningful associations between new material and information already known.”¬† ¬† B. Jean Mandernach, PhD ——————————————– This was an Continue reading A Progressive Teaching Philosophy