Example JiTT WarmUp Exercises
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Written Assignment Sessions part of MnSCU Partnership:PKAL-MnSCU Activities
Provide students an opportunity to read scientific literature, express understanding of scientific content and write a summary of the written work.
Earth and the Solar System part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This is high enrollment science course for non-science students in which we examine the evidence for how geological, biological, atmospheric, oceanic, and climatic processes work and interact here on Earth. We then ...
Earth Systems Science part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Earth is studied in terms of how different physical and chemical systems interact with each other.
Pythagorean Theorem Investigations part of Examples
Secondary Math Ed majors or Geometry students are directed to a Web site where they read through a rich and extensive collection of proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem, some accompanied by Java applets. Each student then selects two proofs to prepare to present to the class-a geometric proof and a visual proof-and writes a detailed outline of each proof. The student also indicates one additional proof that was of particular interest and the reason(s) for its selection.
Example JITT Activity part of Examples
Summary Context This is the second of two lessons on one-dimensional kinematics. The first lesson introduced the relevant physical quantities, position, velocity and acceleration. In this lesson we review the ...
Making Rational Decisions in Economics - The Role of Sunk and Marginal Costs part of Examples
This JiTT exercise uses a real-life example to pose a question to students about the nature of "rationality" as typically used in economics. In this case, the focus is on fixed vs. marginal costs and the ...
JiTT - Fighting Recession: 2009 part of Examples
This is a JiTT exercise in which students apply introductory-level macroeconomic analysis to the question of how large the stimulus package put forward to Congress in early 2009 needed to be to close the ...
Monetary Policy and the FOMC part of Examples
Describing and analyzing monetary policy from FOMC press releases.
JiTT in Introduction to Demand Analysis part of Examples
Activity reinforcing the factors that shift a market demand curve.
Introducing money: a just-in-time teaching activity part of Examples
In this just-in-time activity, students submit responses before class to demonstrate their ability to use concepts from a textbook reading on money. In-class follow-up activities are recommended.