Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020
Are your students engaged? Do they take ownership of the material and build connections between what they know and what they're learning? Award-winning professor, Julia Dominguez, World Languages and Cultures, will show you how she integrates high academic challenge with creative, relevant projects in a complex upper-level class.
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.