Fall Faculty Roundtables on Advanced Teaching Practices and Technologies
Lecture I - Lecture as a Tool for Learning
Friday, October 24, noon to 1:30 p.m., TECHB@R
Explore techniques that enhance student learning during lecture, particularly those that engage students in active learning. Discuss empirical research on active lecturing, practice a variety of strategies, including: in-class writing; think-pair-share; and student response systems (clickers).
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