Month: February 2019

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Establishing True Engagement in Class Discussion

February 7, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Discussion is one of the most common ways for teachers to engage students in the classroom, but all too often, college students engage in “civil attention” rather than real attention, writes¬†Jay R. Howard, Ph.D., dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Butler University in a recent Faculty Focus article. Civil attention is […]

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Six Ways to Engage Your Students in the Day of Discovery, Dialogue & Action 2019

February 6, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

1) Encourage your students to attend events designed for them: Dine & Dialogue with Engaged Citizens & Community Leaders Monday Feb. 18 6:00-8:30pm Discover & Dialogue The Color of Medicine Screening & Panel Wednesday Feb. 20 6:00-8:30pm https://voices.wustl.edu/student-engagement-events/ 2) Invite your students to participate in community-wide events: See the program for detailed information: https://voices.wustl.edu/discovery-dialogue-2019/ 3) […]

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