Instructor's Guide

 

Quizzes, Reflective Questions, and Activities

The following are the assignments embedded in the Problem Solving tutorial:

 

Relationship to Other iStudy Tutorials

This activity is the first step in most research methodologies. A typical research methodology can be described as:

Therefore, it is recommended that instructors introduce this tutorial to students prior to any tutorials that deal with data collection and analysis, report writing, or the review, revision, and publication process.

 

Suggested In-class Methods of Presentation

Lecture

Discussion

Note : This is an excellent opportunity to utilize and reinforce the cooperative learning techniques from the Cooperative Learning tutorial.

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Key Points

These points are covered in the iStudy module, but should be emphasized in any discussions.

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Assessment Criteria

Through observing both the group's and the individual's activities, the instructor may assess student performance. Assessment criteria are as follows (instructors supply the percentage weights):

 

Assessment Criteria

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Domain

Activities

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iStudy Tutorial

Knowledge

The student can define the concept of problem solving by relating science method to it.

 

iStudy Tutorial

Comprehension

The student can describe the reasons why problem-solving skills are valuable by giving examples.

 

In-Class

Application

The student can determine the true problem in any problem-solving situation by explaining why.

 

 iStudy Tutorial

Analysis

The student can distinguish well-structured and ill-structured problems by comparing each other.

 

 

 

 

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