How Can I Enhance Class Using Story, Popular Media and Objects?

How Can I Enhance Class Using Story, Popular Media and Objects?

Boost student attention and learning

Committed educators are always looking for dynamic ways to grab and hold their students’ attention, but How Can I Enhance Class Using Story, Popular Media & Objects? does more than list in-class activities.

The program presenter grounds her practical and focused session in learning theory, such as idea-based, brain-based and situated learning, to give you a framework for ongoing exploration and innovation.

Learning Goals

In this student engagement presentation you’ll explore:

  • “New” and “traditional” devices you can bring into your classroom to enhance student engagement
  • How you can use these devices and in-class activities to explain:
    • Concepts
    • Cap a lesson
    • Help students make new connections
    • Assimilate course readings
  • Resources you can use to enliven your classes and promote deeper understanding of course material

Topics Covered

Reviewing current thinking on the most effective ways to structure teaching and learning will help you make sure your classes are interesting and relevant for today’s college students.

You’ll learn innovative ways to enhance student engagement and achieve learning outcomes through in-class use of:

  • Story or narrative Books and other readings
  • Objects TV and movies
  • Websites and social media

You’ll see how asking students to explain course concepts by using everyday objects, getting students to do a skit based on their reading, linking course content to current events, and harnessing students’ attachment to their cell phones can enrich teaching and learning.

Throughout How Can I Enhance Class Using Story, Popular Media & Objects? the presenter makes time for you to think, write, and reflect on what you’re learning, so you’ll end the session with clear ideas about new ways to use media, metaphor and objects to strengthen student motivation. These techniques can be adapted for classes of all sizes, in all disciplines.

Purchase

Order today and be ready to enhance your next course.

Make this program available for ongoing training. Order the Campus Access License and load the CD content onto your institution’s internal web site for unlimited, convenient, on-demand access for all members of your campus community.

Product Code: PM12TA

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Group License
$199
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