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Mixing It Up-Adding Variety to your Classroom Instruction

Monday, November 18, 2019
3:15pm – 4:30pm

Storrs Campus
ROWE 319

Presenter: Wayne Trembly, CETL Participants will come away with specific strategies for adding variety to classroom instruction. This talk will cover such topics as: • Breaking up the lecture: when, how (videos, stories, role play, Q & A, iClickers, Poll Everywhere, Survey Monkey, small group discussion, brief activities…) why • Q & A as review • Restatement of key points by students as a check for understanding • Small group discussion of key points followed by whole group discussion • Brief activities to reinforce learning objectives • Problem solving in Math, the sciences, Engineering… • Long term projects • Assigning each section of a chapter to a small group of students who will then present the material to the whole group

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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) (primary), Rowe Building, UConn Master Calendar

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