S: Digital Portfolio: Janet S. Cleveland
FC: Digital Portfolio by Janet S. Cleveland | Practicum: Preparing for College Admissions & Financial Aid Online Course of Interest: Life Lessons: Exploring Careers & Living on Your Own
1: Janet S. Cleveland MEd Counseling MEd General Pedagogy BS Elementary Education
2: Table of Contents Introduction to Practicum Course Introduction to Course of Interest Outline of Practicum Course Outline of Course of Interest Reflections of teaching and face-to-face environment Observations of interactions between master teacher/students Reflections on online pedagogy Case Study Future Goals
3: laptopsarena.com | From the Classroom to the Virtual Learning Experience | Experiencing Online Teaching
4: Practicum Course: Preparing for College Admissions and Financial Aid This course is designed to help guide the student through the process of applying for college and locating financial aid resources for post high school education including 4 year colleges, vocation/technical colleges and two year colleges.
5: Students currently enrolled in the class range in range from 15 to 18 years of age. For seniors taking this class, it is helping them through the process required for preparing for their after graduation decisions. | freeclipartnow.com | cgc.maricopa.edu
6: Students practice essay questions to prepare for the SAT as well as creating their portfolio to present to the colleges of their choice. | blogs.edweek.org | For younger students this is an excellent way to become prepared for the decisions they will be making in the next few year. This will help relieve the anxiety seniors often experience with all the pressures of the senior year.
7: Course I am interested in designing and teaching: Life Lessons: Exploring Careers & Living On Your Own
8: Life Lessons: | World of Work | Living on Your Own | unitedwayofsfc.org | houseforrentbakersfield.com
9: World of Work This course is designed to help students explore the world of work and how it is constantly changing. Students will examine their life style choices and how it relates to career choices.
10: At the end of the course, students will be able to: Find various career options and the income associated with those careers Identify what skills or education requirements are associated with various careers
11: Examine what lifestyle they would prefer Estimate what income would be required to live the lifestyle they would prefer Calculate whether the lifestyle chosen would be attainable Modify lifestyle choices or career choices so they support each other
12: Reflections on Current Teaching Practice | clipart.com
13: Grade 6 General Understanding of the World of Work | Examining surroundings. What careers are represented at school? | Dewey: Learning through experience | clipart.com | D. Super: General understanding of the world of work
14: Grade 7 Examining Personal Interests | D. Super: Development of self concept Maslow: Acquiring knowledge to meet the needs of the learner | Interest Inventories Electronic Career Portfolios | clipart.com | www.bridges.com
15: Grade 8 Life Lessons | D. Super: Development of understanding need Maslow: Striving to satisfy needs Rogers: Acquiring knowledge to meet needs of the learner | http://pages.minot.k12.nd.us/votech/File/mylife/home.htm | career choice = life style Do they match? What choices do I have? What do I need to do to make them match? | clipart.com | clipart.com | clipart.com
16: Practicum Observations: | Interaction Between Master Teacher and Students | InteractionBetween Students and Students | microsoft clipart | microsoft clipart
17: Vibrant Community | To begin the course, students create blogs where they introduce themselves and share information about their interests. | microsoft clipart
18: Stimulating Interactivity | Students begin writing essays the first week. Week four they are assigned an Essay Group where they begin peer editing. | microsoft clipart
19: Instructor's Interactivity | The instructor uses the private topics discussion area to encourage students. | When students fall behind on their work she creates a late work plan and encourages them to stay caught up. | microsoft clipart
20: Student's Interaction | Students in this course seem to have difficulty staying on track and involved in the discussion threads. There are a few students who have had stimulating discussions | microsoft clipart
21: Level of Student Participation | Ages of students range from 15 to 18. There seems to be a correlation between the age of the student and the level of participation. The older students appear to be more active and consistent in the discussion threads. | microsoft clipart
22: Face to Face Teaching | Advantages: | microsoft clipart | Visual contact with students Immediate feedback Building relationships Building communication Group work easily facilitated
23: Disadvantages: | Absent students miss material Dominating participants Shy students not participating Shortened time to process information Lost assignments
24: Online Teaching | Microsoft clipart | Advantages: | Material available at all times Teacher more available to individuals Participation from all students Control of time spent in class Facilitating higher level of thinking Variety of assessments
25: Disadvantages: | Time to develop course Time spent on giving feedback Visual feedback not available Time spent developing assessments Technology has glitches and students have varying levels of expertise
26: PEDAGOGY | microsoft clipart | Helping students understand how they learn is one of the areas of importance in my pedagogy. If a student is struggling, I want to work with that student to find solutions and give encouragement. (Rogers: Acquiring knowledge to meet the needs of the learner.)
27: The online environment lends itself to that individual support. you can communicate easily with each student through the private thread. You are also able to provide help and support through the comment section of the grade book.