6/12
LEARNING ACTIVITIES/MOTIVATIONAL RESEARCH
Activities
  • Get in groups and do the learning activities.
  • Assign responsibilities to each group member (write this up and give a copy to me).
  • Conduct research using the Learning Resources
  • Compiling information on your topic relevant to these 4 questions:
    • What are the main motivational patterns related to your topic and how would you define them?
    • How do these motivational patterns affect learning?
    • What is the cause of these motivational patterns?
    • How can productive motivational patterns be fostered?
6/14
GROUP WORK DAY
Reading Assignment
Activities
  • Learn to make a Wiki.
  • Learn how to make figures with Inspiration.
  • Continue compiling information on your theory.
  • Analyze Calvin by answering these 3 questions:
    • In terms of your motivational topic, what is Calvin's motivational pattern?
    • What does Calvin have this particular pattern?
    • What can Ms. Wormwood do about it?
6/18
Monday
DRAFT OF WIKI DUE (by noon)
  • I will start reviewing whatever is posted on your wiki by noon, so I can give you feedback in class on Tuesday. The more complete and polished your draft is, the better feedback I can give.
6/19
PEER REVIEWS/WORK ON WIKIS
Reading Assignment
Activities
  • Complete peer reviews.
  • I’ll post my comments on your Blackboard group site and meet with each group.
  • Start revising your wikis according to the feedback you got on the peer reviews. TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY. DON’T JUST MAKE SURFACE LEVEL REVISIONS.
  • Plan a 10-minute presentation.
6/21
PRESENTATIONS/ACTION PLANS
Activities
  • Each group will do a 10-minute presentation of their topic and analysis of Calvin.
  • Get with new group to work on writing the action plan letter.
  • Study each group's wiki for information relevant to your area of the action plan letter.
REVISED WIKI DUE (by start of class)
REPORT OF INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITIES DUE (turn in a hard copy)
6/22
Friday
ACTION PLAN LETTER DUE (by 11:55pm)