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Experienced teachers may have learned on the job and found an approach or style that works with most students. But in higher ed, pedagogical best practices are always changing—so must the way teachers teach. This course is designed to tackle some of the more difficult teaching challenges in a concentrated way and breathe new life into mid-career teachers’ classrooms.
Explore practical strategies to plan group tasks so that our “neurodiverse” learners can successfully contribute to collaborative learning activities.
Participants will learn a series of low-risk, very easy to implement strategies, tips, and tools that they can implement to make their lectures more student-centered and engaging in order to promote higher level learning.
Examine the value of interdisciplinary thinking to solve learning challenges, discover how to apply creative approaches to your course outcomes and assessments, and discover new excitement for teaching and collaborating within your discipline.
This seminar offers a glimpse into how Wikipedia can empower students to share their knowledge with the world around them. Through real-life strategies and helpful background information, this seminar shows you how to use a tool you already understand in a new way to increase student engagement, boost critical thinking, and improve information literacy.