Nine Ways to Improve Class Discussions

Faculty Focus has an article on “Nine Ways to Improve Class Discussions” that’s worth a look.

 

Facilitating Effective Classroom Discussion

Facilitating Effective Classroom Discussion

As Teaching Assistants, we are all familiar with the in-the-moment decisions and active listening skills entailed when leading a whole-class discussion.  Check out the following online post from Faculty Focus’s The Teaching Professor Blog that outlines how different forms of awareness and active reflection can enhance the quality of your future classroom discussion facilitation.

On a related note, don’t forget to RSVP your attendance at the upcoming TAP workshop session on Group Work in Large Humanities & Social Sciences Classes scheduled for Tuesday, April 16th at 1:00pm-2:30pm in the Rutgers Student Center (Room 410).  RSVP your workshop attendance here:  http://tap.rutgers.edu/certificates/register.php.