Tag Archives: problem-solving

List of Student and Teacher Expectations for Online Courses

Updated 6/8/20 What you can expect from your Instructor: I’ll reply to your questions within 24-48 hours except during holidays or weekends. I’ll provide clear and concise instructions and exercises for you to follow. I’ll return graded assignments within two weeks from the due date. I’ll monitor discussions to clarify students’ postings, highlight good or interesting comments and ideas, provide

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My Human Performance Improvement Toolbox

Beresford and Stolovich (2012) defined human performance improvement (HPI) as three perspectives: vision, concept, and end. Vision is for individuals to succeed in areas that are valued by their organization’s stakeholders. Concept uses the vision to accomplish the organization’s goals through successful interactions with not only the organization’s stakeholders, but also with the customers, regulatory agencies, and society. End refers

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Interrelated Processes: Problem-solving, Critical Thinking and Creative Thinking

Do you think that problem solving, critical thinking, and creative thinking are synonymous? In order to solve problems effectively and efficiently, you need to use creative thinking and critical thinking.  Jonassen (2000) created a typology of problem solving.  He identified 11 types of problems: logical problems, algorithms, story problems, rule using problems, decision-making, trouble-shooting, diagnoses solution, strategic performance, case analysis, designs,

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Ideas for Teaching Problem-Solving, Critical Thinking and Reasoning

#486971333 / gettyimages.com Note: Last semester, I took a graduate school course on advanced theories of learning.  One of our tasks was to apply the information we learned to describe how we might develop a curriculum for teaching problem-solving, critical thinking, and reasoning.  What follows are my musings on the topic. If I were to teach problem solving, critical thinking, and

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