Feb
09

Date: Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Time: 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Add to CalendarCOWICHAN: Creating Substantive, Purposeful Discussions02/09/2016 03:30 PM02/09/2016 05:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverWe all want our students to become analytic and independent thinkers, but designing formats of interaction to promote this attitude of inquiry can be challenging.  Few things are more frustrating to a teacher than working up great materials for a class discussion only to find that your students apparently have little to say, or are unwilling to engage.  Consistently productive, intellectually provocative discussions require careful planning, forethought and design. This practical workshop will demonstrate several concrete ways to structure classroom interactions that engage students, ensure their participation, and enhance their learning.Audience:          Open to any VIU employeeRegister:             https://inviu.viu.ca (log in to InVIU Pro D Calendar, choose date, select ‘Register Me’)Questions?         Bill.Roberson@viu.caCOW                       B700, R130           Feb 9                                      3:30 – 5 pmfalse

We all want our students to become analytic and independent thinkers, but designing formats of interaction to promote this attitude of inquiry can be challenging.  Few things are more frustrating to a teacher than working up great materials for a class discussion only to find that your students apparently have little to say, or are unwilling to engage.  Consistently productive, intellectually provocative discussions require careful planning, forethought and design. This practical workshop will demonstrate several concrete ways to structure classroom interactions that engage students, ensure their participation, and enhance their learning.

Audience:          Open to any VIU employee

Register:             https://inviu.viu.ca (log in to InVIU Pro D Calendar, choose date, select ‘Register Me’)

Questions?         Bill.Roberson@viu.ca

COW                       B700, R130           Feb 9                                      3:30 – 5 pm

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