Stanford University

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OPA Build your Teaching Toolkit: Effective Class Sessions - Creating Engaging Lessons for All Students

MAY 28, 2020 - 1:00PM TO 2:30PM
via zoom
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This workshop will empower instructors with tools to foster student participation in their classes. To enable you to design class sessions that keep students engaged, participants will be introduced to strategies for incorporating active learning and student participation into all classes. Throughout, we will highlight ways to make your teaching inclusive and to actively engage students to improve their learning outcomes.


  • Discuss the value of class participation and student-instructor interactions
  • Identify and evaluate strategies to enhance student participation in every class
  • Studio session: Design a lesson plan to engage students with a learning goal


Follow-Up Studio Session: Tuesday, June 2, 1:00pm–2:00pm In this optional post-workshop studio session, participants will have the opportunity to write and peer review a lesson plan focused on their learning goals.

**Tuesday participants must attend the prior Thursday session and do a prework assignment**

This program counts toward the Postdoc Teaching Certificate.

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