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Teaching Techniques for Engaging the Millennial Students. Dr. Kayla Peak Department of Kinesiology; Tarleton State University peak@tarleton.edu Excellence in Teaching Conference; TSU; March 2011. Lectures. Sleeper City: Better than Ambien!!!. Contagious Excitement: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Teaching Techniques for Engaging the Millennial StudentsDr. Kayla PeakDepartment of Kinesiology; Tarleton State Universitypeak@tarleton.edu

Excellence in Teaching Conference; TSU; March 20111

LecturesSleeper City:Better than Ambien!!!BoringPassiveMonologueContagious Excitement:Hey, Guess What I Learned Today!StimulatingInteractiveDialogue2Time is TickingMake it CountQuickly grab the attention of the student you have 10 minutes to keep the student focusedmust restart the clock every 10 minutes! - John Medina (2008) Brain RulesLesson cycle --- FocusIntroduce key conceptsShort, interactive segmentVisually motivateKinesthetic involvementCognitively engageEmotional responseStimulate discussionIt all leads to great RETENTION of course material!310 - Lecture Launcher

Unleash the Power49 - ActivitiesDiabetes BINGO

58 Keep it R.E.A.L.Rock the Gym

http://media01.tarleton.edu/peak/segment03.wmv67 Pygmalion EffectMake the students LOVE Research!

76 Are You More Like Get to REALLY know and understand your students!

85 The Power of YouTubeSlam dunk knowledge into the RETENTION hoop a picture is worth a thousand words.

http://media01.tarleton.edu/peak/segment02.wmv94 Create a Buy-In FactorParticipation Through Ownership!

103 Turn Up the HeatKeep Em on Their Toes Reward those who prepare for class!

112 Chart the Course for SuccessProvide for a variety of learning styles each day!

121 PassionIgnite the Fire Pass the Torch The Students will Strive to Reach the Summit!

http://media01a.tarleton.edu/peak/segment01.wmv13Whats in your Playbook?Tried & True Teaching Methods Find What Works for You!

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