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Effective Teaching: Classroom Instruction Methods   

In this session, we will model active learning and introduce participants to a variety of evidence-based instructional methods and activities—from ways to enhance your lecture to the use of case studies and classroom discussion. We will review the common issues and challenges faculty encounter with using active learning techniques in the classroom. We will explore activities designed to increase student engagement and motivation. Evaluating the instructional methods that are relevant to your teaching style self-assessment will provide strategies to take away and use in the classroom.

Participants will:

  • Explore several evidence-based instructional methods and activities
  • Discuss the common issues and challenges of classroom teaching with active learning
  • Explore activities for increasing student engagement and motivation
  • Describe methods of managing active learning interactions with individual students and the class as a whole
  • Evaluate instruction methods relative to your teaching self-assessment