Foundations – Leading and Facilitating Discussions (ACTL)

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This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Active Classroom Teaching and Learning (ACTL)

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This workshop will explore topics such as how to effectively engage learners in discussion, encourage equal participation, deal with conflict and disagreement, and establish criteria for assessing participation in class discussions.

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By the end of this workshop successful participants should be able to:

1) Describe numerous tips, tricks, and tools for effectively leading discussions and for engaging your students in discussions

2) Identify strategies for preparing for discussions, both yourself as leader/facilitator and for your students

3) List ways to encourage participation and to deal with difficult scenarios that may arise in leading and facilitating discussions

Please note: You will be allowed to join the call at any time; however, to receive credit for Foundations we ask that you do not miss more than ten minutes of the session and that you complete the attendance survey at the end of the session.

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