To complete the Provincial Instructor Diploma, I had to submit a lesson plan, a recording of a lesson, and a reflection. I can’t share this part publicly, but I want to thank everyone who helped me.
In this assignment I make suggestions on a fictional case study about on how to improve an online course.
Traditionally, theoretical knowledge in Trades education is taught in lectures and rote learning from textbooks. While the practical part of Trades training is more constructivist in nature. In the practical application of trades, we must adjust to constantly changing circumstances and challenges.
Online courses have revolutionized education but we have to be mindful of the challenges.
I know the ins and outs of European trades tradition but almost nothing about the local traditions from before Europeans started dominating what is Canada today.
I have much to learn and today I am committing to start this learning journey.