SELF-STUDY: Inquiry-based Learning (5 hours)

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“Guide students into discovering and creating knowledge for themselves.”

Preparing teachers for 21st century students requires a close look at what it means to teach and learn in increasingly networked, technology-rich, digital classrooms. Schools and teachers need to thoughtfully and intentionally design learning environments and tasks in which teachers explore issues that are relevant while developing pedagogies that are effective for a knowledge era. Utilizing new images and acquiring new expertise facilitates meaningful learning with technology. The Inquiry-based Learning (IBL) approach provides a platform for holistic education.

This course offers a framework for teachers to plan lessons that promote Inquiry-based Learning (IBL). Starting with explaining a need for such a shift in education, the course shows how an IBL classroom works. Through multiple classroom examples, teachers are able to understand what specific and new roles they play and how to encourage student initiative, while ensuring that the focus remains on productive matters.

The Inquiry-based Learning course details some models that teachers can adapt to meet specific needs of their class, as well as to monitor and enhance the learning of their students. Teachers learn practical and dynamic ways of evaluating their students’ progress while also incorporating technology for better results.

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7 Reviews of “SELF-STUDY: Inquiry-based Learning (5 hours)”:
  1. Randi S. says:
    Five Stars

    Thank you - recommend content in this course.

  2. Robin L. says:
    Five Stars

    This course was excellent. It was well organized, and well thought out as well as informative. This course provided a good feel for an IBL classroom.

  3. Laura B. says:
    Five Stars

    Great course, wonderfully convenient!

  4. Vonda B. says:
    Five Stars

    It was interesting.

  5. Marcie E. says:
    Five Stars

    This was a great course - my eyes have been opened! Thank you.

  6. Kristin A. says:
    Five Stars

    I did like the links to the research that supported IBL.

  7. MaryAnn G. says:
    Five Stars

    The short video instructions given by experts embedded within some of your modules add a nice break from the reading format. I am really enjoying the courses. Very well done!

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