Academic Continuity Plan (ACP) Pedagogy

ACP provides practical exercises for instruction to minimize disruption during inclement weather, campus closures, and unavoidable instructor absences (e.g., conference travel and illness). In addition, ACP offers assignments and activities adaptable to most disciplines and learning situations by providing teaching strategies and tactics for online environments.
 

Sample Assignment Prompts 

Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy (2001) of Learning Skills

Teaching Strategy

Assessing/Creating

Develop a mid-semester evaluation of the course.

Analyzing

Curate online resources on the subject you would have discussed in the classroom and annotate.

Applying/Analyzing/Creating

Write a letter to a politician addressing a specific issue that was covered in a recent class.

Assessing/Applying

Evaluate a relevant website as it relates to an appropriate subject from that day’s class.

Analyzing/Applying

Reflect on a specific and recent metacognitive learning strategy used to prepare for today’s assignment.

Analyzing

Have students read a section of an assignment and label its parts as to which Bloom skill is called for.

Analyzing

Have students read a section of an assignment and label its parts as to which Bloom skill is called for.

Applying/Analyzing/Creating

Have students take one FPC and create a 5/10-member annotated bibliography wherein only one entry can be from Wikipedia and one must be a non-print source.

Analyzing/Creating

Place a general essay about the particular field in the location. Ask students to write an essay on why the field interests them, what questions they have.

Instructors might wish to pair one of these assignments with a technology from the teaching technology matrix.

Resources

Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy 2001
Churches Graphic on Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and the Communication Spectrum
Metacognitive Strategies

Faculty Consultations

For more specific feedback, we encourage you to contact the Faculty Innovator in your college. Please refer to the current list of Faculty Innovators for the most up-to-date information.