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10:00 am

How to Use Clickers to Deepen Student Thinking and Enhance Discussions

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fernald Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Student response devices, such as iClicker and TopHat, provide an easy way to engage with students in classrooms.  Yet, often the quality of these interactions remains superficial. In this workshop, researchers from the RiSE center will discuss ways to construct and deploy clicker questions to lead to deeper student thinking and richer engagement. If you […]

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12:00 pm

Seeing your Syllabus through your Students’ Eyes: Shaping your Syllabus to Improve Student Performance and Engagement.

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fernald Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Rising Tide Center and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning host events focused on recruiting and retaining majors through inclusive teaching practices. Your course syllabus can be a powerful tool that can effectively establish classroom norms, performance expectations and foster student engagement. Research has shown that the tone and content of a […]

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