Teaching Learning Center
Winter Quarter Course
Sage on the Stage or Guide on the Side: Teacher- and Student-centered Strategies
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
- 9am - 4pm (with 1 hour lunch break)
- Cascade Campus, Terrell Hall 112
- Gabe Hunter-Bernstein and Deidre Cain
- 1-day (6-hour) class
- CEU Information:
- .6 ceu
- Course Number:
- CEU 3145, CRN: 18334
- Apply principles of direct instruction to increase effectiveness of content delivery.
- Apply principles of cooperative learning to improve student learning.
- Balance teacher- and student-centered learning approaches to appropriately meet learner needs.
- Explore and practice Model-Lead-Test model of Direct Instruction, Schmoker’s guidelines for interactive lecture and teaching students how to read text, and other DI techniques.
- Analyze Englemann’s Principles of Juxtaposition.
- Engage in sample cooperative learning activities that utilize critical features of cooperative learning (e.g., positive interdependence, individual accountability, heterogeneous groups, social skills incorporated, student evaluation of academic/social contributions, instructor as facilitator).
- Begin to apply Direct Instruction and Cooperative Learning techniques to course content.
- Registration information:
- Email Gabe Hunter-Bernstein: firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Learning Communities
PLCs provides a forum for professional development through collaborative reflection. PLCs are currently forming at all campuses!
The Teaching Learning Center has a blog: join the conversation!
TLC Library Resources Page
Announcing the Library Resource page for the Teaching and Learning Center at Portland Community College. The library hosts many resources on this page that support excellence in teaching, including links to books, videos, online journals and research databases. If you don't find what you're looking for, please get in touch! Subject Liaison Librarians on each campus are happy to help you.
About the TLC
The Teaching Learning Centers (TLC) at Portland Community College promote excellence in teaching, professional growth, and student services. The centers play a critical role in building a community of learners and creating campus environments which encourage innovation. The centers serve as campus leaders and act as catalysts for open and ongoing dialog. Please submit your events to the TLC Calendar, and check out the new assessment blog.
The Teaching Learning Center (TLC) offers a communal space that promotes professional development, personal enrichment, and community engagement. Our goal is to help support and renew all faculty, staff, academic professionals, and administrators, in order to better serve our students, the college, and ourselves.
The TLC is committed to offering quality educational programs that promote best practices, facilitate innovation, present technology updates, and enhance a variety of teaching and learning styles and techniques.
The TLC collaborates with divisions, departments, and committees to provide a diversity of events, for a variety of audiences. From speakers and panel presentations to hands-on activities and group discussions, we hope that you will find some TLC events that meet your needs and interests. We strive to schedule programs at varying times and advertise our events through our calendar, over email, and on our webpage. There are many things happening at PCC that are designed to meet the widespread and frequently-voiced faculty desire for deeper and more meaningful collaboration around student learning.