Step 3: Role Play Scenario
You have been appointed as program director and have responsibility for several instructional designers and course instructors. One of your jobs involves visiting classrooms from time to time and observing the classroom delivery by the instructors.
Complete the following:
- As an observing supervisor who is watching an instructor carry out a class exercise or activity, how would you tell that the instructor and students are using a behavioral, cognitive, or constructivist approach as the primary theory behind the learning activity?
- What characteristics of each theoretical area would you look for as observational markers?
- If your instructor asks you for more information on any of the three main theoretical areas, to which key articles or books from the AIU Library would you refer him or her to as touchstones for each theoretical area? Why?
- Has to be 8-10 pages long 5-7 scholarly references.