EDU654 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion

Addressing Problems of Learning through Pedagogy and technology (EDU654)
Assignment 1 (Fall 2019)
Total Marks: 20
Instructions:
• Late assignments will not be accepted.
• If the file is corrupt or problematic, it will be marked zero.
• Plagiarism will never be tolerated. Plagiarism occurs when a student uses work done by someone else as if it was his or her own; however, taking the ideas from different sources and expressing them in your own words will be encouraged.
• No assignment will be accepted via e-mail.
• The solution file should be in Word document format; the font color should be preferably black and font size should be 12 Times New Roman.

Attempt all the given questions:

  1. If you are using discovery based learning, then what would be the role of teacher in the classroom? (5 marks)
  2. How can a teacher integrate the technology with pedagogy in the classroom? Give an example.
    (5 marks)
  3. Please share an example of how prior knowledge of students affects their learning. You can chose any subject and grade level. (10 marks)

Q. 1 Solution
Role of teacher in Discovery Based Learning:

  1. In discovery based learning teacher gives the problem to the students for their solutions.
  2. The teacher himself acts as a guide for providing the support to the students’ needs.
  3. The teacher do not provide the correct answer but he/she provide the opportunities for discovery and learning
  4. Teacher is the facilitator of learning in discovery base settings.
  5. The teacher spends most of the time in observing the students for assessment purpose.

Q. 2 Solution:
For example while teaching the concept of Independence Day. Teacher can play a short documentary video for the students. After playing the video teacher can show the pictures of our national heroes to the students. In this way the students will be able to remember most of the content for a long time. Also it will be more interesting.

Q. 3 Solution:

The students can attempt this question according to their selected topic and grade level.
The above mentioned answers give a glimpse or idea that how can you attempt these questions. You can add the content according to your choice. Only the copy pasted content is not accepted.

Q. 1 Solution
Role of teacher in Discovery Based Learning:

  1. In discovery based learning teacher gives the problem to the students for their solutions.
  2. The teacher himself acts as a guide for providing the support to the students’ needs.
  3. The teacher do not provide the correct answer but he/she provide the opportunities for discovery and learning
  4. Teacher is the facilitator of learning in discovery base settings.
  5. The teacher spends most of the time in observing the students for assessment purpose.

Q. 2 Solution:
For example while teaching the concept of Independence Day. Teacher can play a short documentary video for the students. After playing the video teacher can show the pictures of our national heroes to the students. In this way the students will be able to remember most of the content for a long time. Also it will be more interesting.

Q. 3 Solution:

The students can attempt this question according to their selected topic and grade level.
The above mentioned answers give a glimpse or idea that how can you attempt these questions. You can add the content according to your choice. Only the copy pasted content is not accepted.