AUTHENTIC PROBLEM SOLVING

Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Jason Haap
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Hamilton County ESC
Center Offered: SWPD

Course Description:

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https://www.escweb.net/oh_hcesc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=38581

Authentic Problem Solving is an interactive blended learning course featuring articles, videos, classroom application opportunities, and professional reflection.  Research and contemporary learning perspectives on how students learn suggest that authentic tasks and authentic problem solving are powerfully effective for learning.  This course will provide experiences to explore, design, and deliver opportunities for your students to be problem solvers with relevant tasks.  The learning presented in this course will connect across all grade levels and disciplines.  

This course addresses the need for the shift in pedagogy to meet today's learners where they are and support the type of experiences they should have in order to prepared for college and career.  Research and contemporary learning perspectives on how students learn suggest that authentic tasks and authentic problem solving are powerfully effective for learning.  Providing teachers an opportunity to build their reportoire will help create a more engaging learning environment.

Participants in this course will engage in the following:  online discussions, identification and sharing of additional resources aligned to the course content, discuss pratical applications of the course content within their own classroom, provide examples of such applications to the course faciliator, reflect on the impact of their teaching practices on student learning and engagement.  Participants will share a portfolio of their learning and application with the course facilitator.  

Cost: $516
Timespan of Course:
September 11, 2017 to December 3, 2017
Contact E-mail: jason.haap@hcesc.org

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    Online
Course Number: EDU*6280*A4
Academic Term: 18/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU