Advanced-Level; Satisfies requirements for the Professional Development in Teaching program
Educational research suggests that students acquire and retain knowledge most effectively by engaging in collaborative learning in groups with their peers. In this advanced-level workshop, participants will examine the potential benefits of collaborative learning as well as common pitfalls in an effort to better understand what makes group work reallywork. Participants will discuss strategies for guarding against factors that inhibit group learning and engage with approaches for facilitating effective and inclusive learning in groups.
Facilitator: Dr. Meg Gregory, Assistant Director, Academic Services, The Teaching Center