Teaching Religion and Philosophy through COPI Quasi-Experiment

Abstract   This quasi-experiment aims to compare two pedagogical models, to see which is better at facilitating learner led critical discussion. I use two nonrandomised groups. The independent variable, whether communities of philosophical inquiry (COPI) was applied or not, is applied to the experimental group. The control group follows the premade lesson plan of theContinue reading “Teaching Religion and Philosophy through COPI Quasi-Experiment”

ICT in Teaching (A12)

My ICT based lesson consisted of a PowerPoint, a projector and a link to an online mind map creator (https://www.mindmaps.app/). I was being observed teaching a Philosophy and Ethics lesson on Situation Ethics. My mentor, whose class it was, also wanted me to facilitate work on revision skills. I decide to incorporate ICT to facilitateContinue reading “ICT in Teaching (A12)”

Motivating students (A10)

While it is impossible to accurately measure how motivated an individual feels towards something at any given moment, what can be better observed and measured from a teaching perspective is engagement. Thus, for this task I will talk about ways of increasing engagement, assuming it is the output of motivation. Hillier and Gregson (2015) writeContinue reading “Motivating students (A10)”