PBL: Less Content More Process
Burris, Scott, The Agricultural Education Magazine
Chances are, you probably had a college professor in your "teaching methods" course who used the toolbox analogy. Remember, each teaching method is a "tool". We often need to "drive in" a point using our lecture hammer. Sometimes, we need to assess the scope of a subject area using our discussion tape measure. A good teacher develops skill in using all of the tools. They are all kept safely in the "toolbox," ready to be called to action in the perfect situation. Sound familiar?
It worked well for me. In fact, I carried many of those same lessons to my actual agricultural mechanics laboratory. Lessons like "every tool has a specific use," "always take pride in your craftsmanship," …
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Publication information: Article title: PBL: Less Content More Process. Contributors: Burris, Scott - Author. Journal title: The Agricultural Education Magazine. Volume: 80. Issue: 6 Publication date: May/June 2008. Page number: 6+. © National Council for Agricultural Education Nov/Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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