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Mixing It Up: Adding Variety to Your Classroom Instruction

Friday, August 18, 2017
11:00am – 12:15pm

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. Friday, August 18 11:00 – 12:15 Mixing It Up: Adding Variety to Your Classroom Instruction At this session, participants will discuss topics like • Breaking up the lecture: when, how (videos, stories, role play, Q & A, iClickers, small group discussion, brief activities…) why • Q & A as review • Restatement of key points by students as a check for understanding • Small group discussion of followed by whole group discussion • Brief activities to help achieve learning objectives • Assigning each section of a chapter to a small group of students who will then present the material to the whole group

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

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