Discussions can help students develop critical-thinking skills and deepen their knowledge of the course content. However, effective discussions require careful planning and facilitation. Participants in this workshop will explore strategies for planning and leading discussions that foster active learning in the classroom and that involve all students.
Topics will include
Structuring the class session
Facilitating the discussion
Asking questions that promote student learning
Grading student participation
Presenter: Gina Frey, PhD (Florence E. Moog Professor of STEM Education, Chemistry; Executive Director of The Teaching Center; co-Director, CIRCLE)
Registration is required and limited to 15. To request registration, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A box-lunch will be provided. All participants will receive an email with menu selections, including vegetarian options, closer to the workshop date. If you have special dietary needs, please let us know at that time.