Innovative Methods of Teaching

We think of the effective teachers we have had over the years with a sense of recognition, but those who have touched our humanity we remember with a deep sense of gratitude.
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com .  Benefits of innovative methods Improve Learning process Strengthen governance www.ABSTRACT/PURPOSE  Evaluate traditional methods of teaching as well as multimedia teaching methods  Teaching must include two major components sending and receiving information  Any communication methods that serve this purpose without destroying the objective could be considered as innovative methods of teaching.schoolofeducators.

talk” method overhead projector (OHP) transparencies. The student is the receiver of the information. In such a lecture students assume a purely passive role and their concentration fades off after 15-20 www.com minutes. The educational material is the information or message.ANALYSIS OF TRADITIONAL METHOD OF TEACHING Pre-technology education context. the teacher is the sender or the source.schoolofeducators. The delivery medium chalk-and. .

schoolofeducators.  Learning from memorization but not understanding.  More emphasis has been given on theory without any practical and real life time situations.  There is insufficient interaction with students in classroom.LIMITATIONS  Teaching in classroom using chalk and talk is “one way flow” of information  Teachers often continuously talk for an hour without knowing students response and feedback. www.com .  The material presented is only based on lecturer notes and textbooks.

MULTIMEDIA LEARNING PROCESS Text Images Audio Video Animation www.com .schoolofeducators.

schoolofeducators.com .TRADITIONAL AND MULTIMEDIA LEARNING TRADITIONAL METHOD – A ONE WAY FLOW TEACHER STUDENTS MULTIMEDIA LEARNING – AN INTERACTIVE LEARNING PROCESS TEACHER STUDENT MULTIMEDIA www.

 visual and sensory tools at our disposal.schoolofeducators.com .  Making notes with keywords and images. www.  Recollect information for long time.MIND MAP  Innovative way – Mind Map.  Developed by Tony Buzan 1960.

schoolofeducators.AN EXAMPLE OF MIND MAP FOR SCALAR QUANTITIES www.com .

both physical and psychological.  Advertising strategy.  Ability to relax people and reduce tension.  Students enjoys humor in forms of funny anecdotes www. with beneficial effects.  Everyone loves a teacher with an infectious sense of humor. universal phenomenon.schoolofeducators. there is hope for progress in any field.TEACHING WITH SENSE OF HUMOUR  Laughter is a natural.  Cartoon  When there is a willingness to change.com .  Cordial relationship.

Weaknesses  Take quite long time for a teacher to introduce a concept  Initial difficulty in understanding a particular concept will be encountered. www. Strengths  Makes a particular concept clear  Students develop interest to know exactly the concept.com .schoolofeducators.Z TO A APPROACH This approach attempts to explain the application part of a particular concept first.  Creates long lasting memory/correlation of a concept.

LEANING TOWER OF PISA EXPERIMENT – EXAMPLE TO Z – A APPROACH www.schoolofeducators.com .

reenacts Galileo's experiment of two different objects falling at the same rate.schoolofeducators.Concept Simulation .com . www.

ROLE PLAYING AND SCENARIO ANALYSIS BASED TEACHING Role playing Practical approach Theory supplemented by practical.WORDS. www.  Increase word power  Dictionary.schoolofeducators.  Associated meaning.com .WORDS – WORDS APPROACH  Concept approach.MNEMMONICS .

com .INNOVATIONS  Internet ready phones  Handheld computers  Digital cameras  Mp3 players  Laptops  Elearning www.schoolofeducators.

schoolofeducators.OUR GOAL: Clarity is the key  Courses  Students’ needs  Industry requirments Specialization Medium Evaluation &Assessment + On-the-Job Training  INNOVATIVE METHODS www.com .

Anyone who keeps learning stays young. and participate without dominating The critical factor is not class size but rather the nature of the teaching as it affects learning. To teach is to learn twice Teachers should guide without dictating. LEARNING NEVER ENDS www.schoolofeducators.TEACHER THE GREATEST INNOVATOR Anyone who stops learning is old.com . whether at twenty or eighty.

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