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How Can DEAP OER Resources Help?

We understand that your time as a faculty member is precious, with countless responsibilities demanding your attention. That’s why we’ve condensed our active learning strategies into user-friendly and concise 2-page handouts. Here’s why our handouts are the ideal choice for busy educators:

  • Easy to Implement: Each handout provides step-by-step instructions on how to apply active learning strategies in your classroom. No need to spend hours researching or designing lesson plans. We’ve done the work for you!
  • Comprehensive yet Concise: Our handouts ensure you have access to a wide array of active learning strategies tailored to different subjects and learning objectives, all in just two pages. Emphasize active engagement without overwhelming yourself or your students!
  • Time-Saving: Gone are the days of searching through lengthy textbooks or online resources to find the right activity for your lesson. Our handouts curate the best strategies, saving you valuable time that can be better spent on other important aspects of your teaching.

Resources on Competencies and Instructional Strategies that Support Competency Integration

DOWNLOAD: Overview of Cross-Disciplinary Skills

  • Cross-disciplinary skills, such as communication and critical thinking, are skills that are domain agnostic that can be transferred across domains and contexts. This handout provides an overview of cross-disciplinary skills and how they can be developed across the program duration using the spiral curriculum.

DOWNLOAD: Overview of Dispositions

  • Dispositions, such as lifelong learning orientation and perseverance, are personal qualities that determine how a person chooses to act or behave by knowing why and when a task or behavior is needed and motivating appropriate action. This handout provides an overview of dispositions and how they can be developed across the program duration using the spiral curriculum.

DOWNLOAD: Case-Based Learning

  • Case-based learning is an instructional approach that uses real-world scenarios or problems as a basis for students to apply their knowledge and develop critical thinking skills. This method encourages active participation and facilitates deeper understanding by placing students in the role of problem-solvers within authentic contexts.

DOWNLOAD: DEAP Flipped Classroom

  • The flipped classroom model reverses traditional learning environments by delivering instructional content, often online, outside of the classroom. It transforms class time into an interactive learning session where students engage in practical applications, discussions, and collaborative activities, thereby deepening their understanding of the subject matter.

Resources on Introducing Cross-Disciplinary Skills into Curriculum

DOWNLOAD: Teamwork Cross-Disciplinary Skill

  • Teamwork skill involves the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with others to achieve a common goal, demonstrating empathy, responsibility, and adaptability within a group setting. It is essential for navigating complex projects and diverse work environments, fostering innovation and problem-solving through collective effort.

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Resources on Introducing Dispositions into Curriculum

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