Jason Hooper on Collaborative Learning

 

Faculty Voices Videos:  Jason Hooper - Music & Dance

 

Jason Hooper on Collaborative Learning

"The first time I gave the course I was running into problems that I never had to solve before.  The second time I felt like I had pretty good answers for those problems. And finally about the third time I felt it all kind of jelled" –Jason Hooper, Senior Lecturer, Music and Dance

 

Jason Hooper: Creating an Environment Where Diversity Matters

"Maybe...difference can be voiced, because it is assumed that the groups are different, and there will be different opinions and ideas.  Partly my role as teacher is trying to generate an atmosphere where if a student has and idea they can say that idea." –Dr. Jason Hooper, Music and Dance

 

Jason Hooper: Designing Collaborative Assignments

"What about the activity the students are doing necessitates a group, rathe then just dividing up among a group what one might do as an individual ." –Dr. Jason Hooper, Music and Dance

 

Jason Hooper: Assessment & Grading for Collaboration

"One of the stages in the learning process...is this bridging between the group work or the collaborative activity and then ultimately being responsible for knowing this material on one's own." –Dr. Jason Hooper, Music and Dance

 

Jason Hooper: Peer Evaluation and Accountability

"I think of peer evaluation as a kind of formative thing, as a way for groups to self-correct. " –Dr. Jason Hooper, Music and Dance