University 100 Instructors - Classroom Techniques: Motivating Millennials for Success
Date: Thursday, June 5th, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Malpass Library, Room 180
Instructor(s): Jill Myers
Description: This session will cover several essential skills to assist and encourage student learning and engagement. Topics to be covered include: (1) using digital media and active learning to motivate and instruct disengaged students, (2) encouraging student note-taking to improve student learning, critical thinking application, and listening skills, (3) employing conflict resolution strategies to defuse hot moments in the classroom (situations when a student says
something offensive, insensitive, thoughtless, or unexpectedly controversial) and to transform them into instructional opportunities for growth, and (4) measuring student learning through formative and summative assessment techniques.
Seats Available: 10