Authentic assignments are designed to encourage students to develop and apply their knowledge and skills to real or simulated situations. Dr. Anne White will share her course assignments and simulations. Join our interactive workshop to draft course assignments that engage and motivate students and encourage them to take responsibility for their own learning (Brookfield).
CETL Assistant Director of Graduate Student Support
Problem-based learning, first introduced in medical schools, is a pedagogical approach which strives to make the classroom student-centered and the learning experience relevant to real life situations. Dr. Wynn will demonstrate how he applies this pedagogy in his history courses. We will examine the evidence for the effectiveness of this technique as well as ways to incorporate it in various disciplines.
Lecturing can be an effective teaching tool. There are certain strategies that can help us lecture more creatively and successfully. In this session we will disucss ways you can enhance lectures to make them more engaging, interactive, and interesting for you and the students. Dr. Baldwin will share how she creatively lectures in her own courses.
In response to requests from faculty who are seeking to use teaching and learning strategies to incorporate metacognitive development into their courses, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) are partnering to offer a workshop on practical strategies, tools, and techniques for incorporating metacognition into CSM courses.
Associate Director for Faculty Support & Associate Professor of Political Science