There is a range of contextualization, perhaps from one small stakes assignment to a fully integrated LC, and other models like a project across multiple classes. This workshop will include whole-group interactive work related to contextualization in general and small group work to begin the process of contextualizing part or all your course for a FOI.
Ultimately, to best contextualize your course, you will work directly with FOI program faculty to design curriculum that allows for meaningful, relevant assignments/projects that will transfer knowledge/skills to classes in programs/FOI and that meets program learning outcomes.
Mazzeo, C. (2008). "Supporting student success at California community colleges: A white paper." Prepared for the Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative Career by the Career Ladders Project for California Community Colleges.
Medrich, Calderon, & Hoachlander( 2003). "Contextual Teaching and Learning Strategies in High Schools: Developing a Vision for Support and Evaluation"
Note: This workshop is designed to begin the work for courses for future semesters, Fall 2021 and beyond.
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