Pre-assignments, DL March 25

This pre-assignment has three parts: 1) short writing task, 2) reading task and 3) filling in the study right form. 

1. Writing task: My approach to learning and my path of becoming a teacher 

Reflect and write about two (2) pages long writing in which you describe your own approach to learning, and your own path of becoming a teacher. In this assignment it is important to reflect your own thoughts. You do not need to use any references. 

You can use following statements:

  • Learning is…
  • Teaching is…
  • Teacher is…
  • My approach to learning and teaching is…
  • My approach to learning and teaching has changed…
  • My approach to learning and teaching occurs in my teaching practices…
  • I´m interested in teaching because…
  • I became a teacher…  
  • As a teacher I have succeeded in…  
  • This success shows in my teaching…  
  • The following experiences have had an effect on my teaching…
  • As a teacher I want to develop myself in…

Please submit your assignment on MyCourses – Assignments – Pre-assignment by March 25 and bring it also with you to the first teaching session on March 27.

 

2. Reading assignment: before the first teaching session

Read and familiarise yourself with Chapter 1 Understanding learning: theories and critique from the book University teaching in focus: a learningcentred approach / edited by Lynne Hunt and Denise Chalmers. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2013.

Read the article in a way you are able to discuss it. The book is available both as an e-book and a paper copy in the Aalto library: http://lib.aalto.fi/en/. Please notice there are only few e-books available at the same time (three readers). You can also google the book and you might find the same article from net also.

 

3. Fill in the study right form.

To get the study right for this course, please fill in the attached form and upload it to the submission box at the course's Mycourses – Assignments – Pre-assignment.


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