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Course Design Conversations: Strategies for In-Person Teaching and Learning

The Course Design Conversations: Strategies for In-Person Teaching and Learning series invites you to join in conversations with peers about teaching in the classroom. With the return to classroom instruction, there are opportunities and challenges such as connecting remote students, new classroom technology, and engaging students in meaningful discussions. Each session will have a guest presenter to share their experiences, engage in discussions and explore strategies for effective classroom teaching and learning.

In this series, participants will have opportunities to:

  • Apply practical strategies to your own classroom instructional needs.
  • Engage in meaningful discussions with colleagues
  • Explore the latest trends in classroom instruction to best support student learning

Classroom Technology

Are you curious about the available technology in classrooms and how you might leverage them to engage students and meet learning outcomes? This session will review what technology is available and provide time to share and learn from each other on how technology can be used to support student learning, instruction, and connecting remote students into the classroom.

Facilitators: Corey Flynn, Patrick Kelly, Lin Yu
Date: May 31, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online

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Effective Discussions

Are you wondering how to engage students in discussions in class? Collaborative learning has been shown to have a dramatic impact on student engagement and learning yet has it’s challenges. This session will discuss some of the common opportunities and challenges with facilitating student discussions and then provide opportunities for participants to share their own facilitation strategies and learn from each other.

Facilitator: Lisa Stowe, Patrick Kelly, Lin Yu
Date: June 8, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online

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Lecturing and Active Learning

Lecturing is a common and essential activity to transfer information and course content to students. Whether in a large classroom or small seminar, lectures can include student-centred active learning strategies to increase student engagement and provide time for students to work with course content. This session shares lecturing strategies to engage students and provide time to learn and share with each other.

Facilitators: Amanda Musgrove, Patrick Kelly, Lin Yu
Date: August 31, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online

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