When used effectively, discussions can transform learning spaces into sites of active inquiry, shared dialogue, and collaborative engagement. This interactive workshop will provide an opportunity for graduate students and TAs to explore how to: effectively establish a positive classroom climate; encourage equal participation; deal with conflict and disagreement; and, assess participation in discussion.
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- Apply effective strategies for ensuring productive and engaging discussions in a variety of educational settings
This workshop can be used toward the 2017-2018 Emerging Teachers Development Program.