Class exercise: Skits

OK, I know this sounds goofy, but it works to help students remember multipart concepts like Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs or Tuckman's Stages of Team Development. I have done this in several classes and find that it increases scores on these concepts during the final exam compared to when I didn't do this exercise. Here is the procedure I follow :

This takes less than 10 minutes of class time and the students now have a memory of several goofy skits that were acted out that represent to each stage, level of need, etc. I only do this ONCE per semester through. I think that if you did a skit twice it would dilute the memory of the students.

Skits.pdf (25 downloads)