Thursday, 07 Jan 2021
Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues, including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.
The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.
Join Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) staff Karen Bovenmyer and Gretchen Anderson (Program Coordinators) as they share strategies for dynamic engagement via synchronous class sessions. They will describe and model ways in which instructors can create active learning experiences using Top Hat, Webex, Zoom, and MS Teams.