ERIC Number: ED270587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Provide Instruction for Slower and More Capable Learners. Second Edition. Module C-14 of Category C--Instructional Execution. Professional Teacher Education Module Series.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
This module, which is one in a series of 127 performance-based teacher education learning packages focusing upon specific professional competencies of vocational teachers, deals with planning instruction for students who have differing learning rates and capacities. Addressed in the individual learning experiences included in the module are the following topics: the characteristics of slower and more capable learners; procedures for planning instruction to meet students' individual needs; techniques for teaching slower learners (including providing drill and practice opportunities, teaching visually, relating real experiences to classroom instruction, using a physical approach, and developing a reward system); and methods for teaching more capable learners (keeping students challenged and maintaining high expectations, using discovery techniques, and involving students in activities that stimulate the development of creativity and communication skills); and developing a lesson plan for and actually providing instruction to vocational students with different learning speeds and abilities. Each learning experience includes some or all of the following: an overview, an enabling objective, instructional text, one or more learning activities, a feedback activity, and model answers to the feedback activity. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Competency Based Teacher Education, Instructional Development, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Learning Problems, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, Slow Learners, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
American Association for Vocational Instructional Materials, 120 Driftmier Engineering Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see ED 266 320-321, ED 267 277, and ED 269 616.