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ERIC Number: EJ838168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec
Pages: 32
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-1051-1970
Mental Maps and Learning Objectives: The FAST-SLO Algorithm for Creating Student Learning Objectives
DeLong, Matthew; Winter, Dale; Yackel, Carolyn A.
PRIMUS, v15 n4 p307-338 Dec 2005
We review the processes of goal identification employed in teacher planning. A new type of graphical organizer (Fact-Action-Schema-Transcript or FAST) is introduced and its applications to teacher planning discussed. We describe a pair of algorithms for (a) creating FASTs for undergraduate mathematics and (b) using FASTs to create sets of student learning objectives (SLOs). Application of these algorithms to lesson planning are illustrated with several examples from introductory college mathematics courses. (Contains 6 figures and 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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