Have you been lecturing and felt like student interest and energy was fading? Realized you didn’t plan enough for the entire hour? Realize that you’re not sure how effective your lecture was? This workshop will help you implement active learning activities with little advance preparation. Details
Does your current grading policy truly measure what you think is important for your students to know and do at the end of the course? Do the tests, projects, papers and assignments reflect the student learning outcomes? Join us for some “outside the box” ideas and activities to help you re-design your grading system. Details
As instructors, we want our students to participate in the class and their own learning but often struggle with the best means to recognize and grade student participation:
Is it attendance? Is it simply about speaking up in a discussion? Is it about quality vs quantity (and how do we grade that!)? Can students truly contribute to the class and their own learning if they are not talking during discussions?
These are some of the questions our panel of faculty experts will address along with discussions of their own methods for encouraging, recognizing, and grading undergraduate student participation Details