Professional Development Activities on Small Class Teaching: 15-hour Workshop on Effective Strategies to Enhance Learning and Teaching in a Small Class Environment 2019-2020 (English Language) [Re-scheduled]
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Description Upon completion of the workshops, participants will be able to:
•enhance their pedagogical content knowledge and theoretical understanding of teaching in a small class context;
• understand why and how to adopt a range of teaching strategies aligned with the six broad principles* to optimize learning in a small class context;
• enhance their capacity in applying self-regulated learning and e-learning tools to facilitate learning and teaching in a small class environment.
The six broad principles are：(1) clear statement of learning objectives; (2) extended questioning during whole class discussion; (3) more active pupil participation; (4) increased cooperation between pupils by working in pairs and groups; (5) using more informing feedback; (6) more use of the assessment for learning approach