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OCW Educator helps teachers search the vast library of OCW resources to find instructional approaches and teaching materials. Explore This Course at MIT pages to discover how MIT instructors teach their courses, and freely select and adapt their explanations, examples, and simulations to help concepts come to life in your own classroom.

 

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In this video, William Li and Grace Teo talk about learning to fail as part of the design process in 6.811 Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology.

... A big part of [the class] was creating the culture that it doesn't have to go perfectly well every week. There can be setbacks, there can be different challenges or obstacles to overcome. But we're here to work through them and figure out how to deal with this situation, or brainstorm some ideas.

—William Li

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Some terms on this page have been used and adapted from multiple sources, including:

  • ABL Connect
  • Guidelines for Teaching @ MIT and Beyond
  • Guidelines on Learning that Inform Teaching
  • Chi, Michelene T.H. and Ruth Wylie. "The ICAP framework: Linking cognitive engagement to active learning outcomes." Educational Psychologist, 49(4): 219-243, 2014.
  • Kirschner, Paul A. and Jeroen J. G. van MerriĆ«nboer. "Ten steps to complex learning: A new approach to instruction and instructional design." Chapter 26 in 21st Centruy Education: A Reference Handbook. Edited by T. L. Good. Sage, 2008. ISBN: 9781412950114.
  • Merrill, M. David. "First principles of instruction." Educational Technology Research and Development, 50(3):43-59, 2002.
  • van MerriĆ«nboer, Jeroen J.G. and Paul A. Kirschner. Ten Steps to Complex Learning: A Systematic Approach to Four-Component Instructional Design. Routledge, 2012. ISBN: 9780415807968.