Summary of Learning and Teaching Strategies

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1.1Summarise learning and teaching strategies used in own Specialism Teaching and learning strategies which I as a teacher will use to deliver my actual lessons will be governed by several authentic and definite components; • Ability • Knowledge • Background of the learners • The subject, and • Different learning styles The group, I shall be teaching and therefore basing my assignment on are: ‘a group of 18 – 21 year olds, 60% female, and 40% male. Unfortunately, they are currently all unemployed and are seeking assistance from the course to be able to apply and hopefully gain suitable, lucrative employment. John Dewey (1859 – 1952), is unquestionably one of most important contributors to the advancement of modern academic assessment and philosophy in the twentieth century. Dewey’s theoretical and practical research was founded on the interaction, reflection and experience, and interest in the community and local democracy. This approach to teaching and learning has proven to have been of immense influence to subsequent authors of research relating to informal education; this includes; Coyle, Honey & Mumford, Kolb, Lindeman and Rogers. John Dewey’s research consequential had major implications within a number of areas: 1. He believed; ‘that education must engage with and enlarge experience has continued to be a significant strand in informal education practise. 2. Dewey’s exploration of thinking and reflection – and the associated roles of educators – has continued to be an inspiration. 3. He was concerned with interaction and environments for learning providing a continual framework for practice. 4. Dewey’s had a passion for democracy, for educating so that all may share in a common life, provides a strong rational for practice in the associational settings in which formal educators work’. Dewey, J. (1916). There is a host of research and

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