Feb
05

Date: Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Time: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Add to CalendarCreating Substantive, Purposeful Discussions02/05/2016 08:30 AM02/05/2016 10:00 AMMM/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.caNAN                       B305, R444           Feb 4                                      3:30 – 5 pmNAN                       B305, R444           Feb 5                                      8:30 – 10 amfalse

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

NAN                       B305, R444           Feb 4                                      3:30 – 5 pm

NAN                       B305, R444           Feb 5                                      8:30 – 10 am

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