FYO Workshop: Engaging FYOS Students in Class Discussions

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)FYO Workshop: Engaging FYOS Students in Class Discussions
Presenter: Melissa Harshman
Event Date: September 10, 2013 – 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: North Instructional Plaza Classroom

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This workshop, designed for those who teach a seminar as part of the FYO program, will focus on strategies to engage first year students in meaningful classroom discussions. Key challenges associated with engaging new college students will be discussed and successful strategies and approaches for fostering and facilitating discussion will be detailed. Additionally, available technologies that support discussion, as well as assignments and activities that have been fruitful in past FYO seminars in regards to discussion will be shared. Faculty will leave this session with new tools, strategies, and assignments to facilitate discussion in FYO seminars.

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