Course Syllabus: See PBI FALL 09 Project Development and Field Experience
Enacted Curriculum: Continue with introduction and viewing of where we are headed. Students are shown prior projects and all that will be required of them in order to build a project based instructional unit. Classroom observation protocol, teacher contacts and expectations were discussed. The first reading assignment, PBL handbook sections I (Introduction) and II (Begin with the End in Mind), is given. The reading/discussion expectations are discussed as well as the focus questions and posting protocol. Students will post responses to focus questions by Tuesday, 9/1. These responses will be used to drive class on 9/2. Students are instructed to read various documents related to the field experience prior to the first field orientation on Sept. 25. These include a lecture and video interview of Elliot Eisner about the importance of art in learning other disciplines.