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Strategies for Increasing Student Motivation - Teaching Talk

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
1:30pm – 2:45pm

Storrs Campus
ROWE 319

You are invited to participate in a series of informal teaching talks throughout 2017. These are opportunities for participants to comfortably share teaching concerns and discuss techniques and strategies with colleagues, experts, and CETL staff. All sessions will take place in Rowe 319. All UConn instructors —graduate students, TAs, and APIRs, as well as adjunct, tenure-track and tenured faculty—are encouraged to attend. Contact Suzanne LaFleur if you have questions or would like more information.

Wednesday, August 9 1:30 – 2:45 Strategies for Increasing Student Motivation

At this session, participants will discuss topics like

• Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation

• The role of choice in motivation

• Engaging student passion

• The importance of the teacher/student relationship

• Challenge and reward

• The reluctant learner

• Service Learning

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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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