Communication Science Based Public Administration Course Content: DME Concept Mapping Approach
Science Journal of Education
Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018, Pages: 103-109
Received: Jun. 26, 2018; Accepted: Aug. 3, 2018; Published: Oct. 9, 2018
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Michael Lindsay Hall, School of Justice Studies, Roger Williams University, Providence, US
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Faculty face a number of challenges in the classroom when delivering course material. The challenges include student ways of learning, student sense making of the material, and cognitive load in the minds of the students as they try to integrate the course with what they know and what they need to learn. An instructor’s style is also a major ingredient in delivering course material. Communication science combined with Distance Magnitude Estimation (DME) can be a tool for faculty in working with these and other challenges. The article presents an actual DME based map and then illustrates how the map can be incorporated into building a course and refining its delivery. The article also shows how the DME map can add to assessment of student learning.
Concept Mapping, Distance Magnitude Estimation, Communication Science, Faculty, Course Building, Course Delivery
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Michael Lindsay Hall, Communication Science Based Public Administration Course Content: DME Concept Mapping Approach, Science Journal of Education. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2018, pp. 103-109. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20180603.15
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