Graduate Student Workshop: Promoting Better Learning through Simple, Practical Groupwork, Assessment and Feedback Strategies


Abstract: Engaging students in productive group work is critical to deep, lasting learning—but also very hard to do well. Likewise, formative assessment can contribute greatly to learning by providing early feedback, but it can also be difficult to manage and time consuming. In this interactive session, we’ll consider and experiment with simple, practical, and mutually supportive classroom assessment techniques (CATs) and collaborative learning techniques (CoLTs) that can make teaching and learning more engaging and more effective – without increasing your workload. [90 minute session]