LUCAS: A Learning System
|U||Utilizing all resources
to maximize learning
honesty and clearly;
Get questions answered
|A||Assess your learning daily,
Class by class; modify,
adjust, adapt, improve
Synergize heuristic learning
Created by: Gordon Whitman
A New Approach to Life Management Skills
PSY 293 is the opposite of the study of abnormal individuals
Students will study to identify and improve . . . strengths, talents, abilities, gifts, and intelligences
Personality traits will be examined for improvement
Class is discussive and requires: The desire to be introspective; the desire to self disclose; the desire to improve oneself; and the desire to reach out to others.
One example of a class project is the capstone teamwork integration concept. Groups of students design marketing ideas that advertise class strengths.
The number of entering students in class day one compared to the number who complete all course requirements often exceeds 85% and has been as high as 100% in certain classes.
Teaching Diverse Students
Diversity includes the following:
Question: What does an instructor do with all of the above? How does one teach under these conditions in order to be effective? How . . . is the question.
The following teaching techniques have worked for me, however, realize that each class has a different class personality: