Discussion : Teacher Centered vs Student Centered Differentiate between Teacher Centered vs Student Centered learning strategies. Use table to compare and contrast the advantages and limitations of Discussion Cooperative Learning Games Simulations Discovery Problem Solving

Teacher Centered vs Student Centered

  1. Differentiate between Teacher Centered vs Student Centered learning strategies.
Teacher centered Student Centered
The classroom will remain silent The classroom often noisy with the voice
The teacher will evaluate the student learning The student will evaluate their learning skill by themself
The teacher will prepared the question and the answer The student will find the answer
The teacher have the orderly list what to teach The student can choose what they want to learn.

http://education.cu-portland.edu/blog/classroom-resources/which-is-best-teacher-centered-or-student-centered-education/

http://www.nclrc.org/essentials/goalsmethods/learncentpop.html

http://www.usask.ca/gmcte/resources/teaching/tc_approach

 

  1. Use table to compare and contrast the advantages and limitations of
    • Discussion
    • Cooperative Learning
    • Games
    • Simulations
    • Discovery
    • Problem Solving
  ADVANTAGES LIMITATIONS
DISCUSSION -participate by everyone

-The student can develop the way of thinking

– discussion method is not appropriate for all the topics

– some of the students may feel shy

COOPERATIVE LEARNING – Students may explain things better to another student than a teacher to a class.

– Questions are more likely to be asked and answered in a group setting

 

– the students is responsible for each other’s learning apart from themselves

– The goal of scaffolding is for students to become independent and able to think by themselves, without the help of others

GAMES -The student learn to socialize

– Games can be educational such as simulations of flight or real-life situation

– Improved eye-hand co-ordination for playing those fast action games

– The hardware and software together are quite expensive

– Games do not need much physical activity

-can waste time

SIMULATIONS – developing self-confident among student and teacher -Sometimes it is difficult to interpret the simulation results.

 

DISCOVERY -supports an active engagement of the learner in the learning process

-it can fosters curiosity

-it can enables the development of lifelong learning skills

-the student can creates active involvement

-it can confuses the learner

– has limitations in practice

 

PROBLEM SOLVING -encourage the critical thinking -Limitation of the amount of content covered, can be time-consuming.

 

https://sites.google.com/site/edae620discussionteam5/the-advantages-and-limitation-of-discussion-method-in-teaching

https://transitiontobeginningteaching.wikispaces.com/Advantages+and+Disadvantages+of+Cooperative+Learning

http://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_new/entertainment/games/miniweb/pg8.htm

https://concentricmarket.com/blog/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-simulation/

http://kristenlockwood13.tripod.com/id22.htm

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