Teaching Large Classes

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Student Engagement

Many things determine how your students will engage and contribute in class—how they prepare, how you have clarified your expectations, whether they are held accountable for participating and the quality of the relationship you have built with them.

Please talk about how you use PowerPoint and I-Clickers.

Susan Verscheure
Human Physiology
(3:57)

Synopsis: Susan uses PowerPoint is to make her presentation question-based with clarifying visuals. She uses clickers to help her students check their understanding of the material.

Keywords: Human Physiology, Technology

Have you found ways to make a class of 100+ students feel smaller and less alienating?

Susan Verscheure
Human Physiology
(3:43)

Synopsis: To make a large class feel smaller Susan roams around the classroom, talking to and helping students individually. She also asks students to help answer questions.

Keywords: Building Community, Human Physiology

What kind of relationship do you want with your students?

Dave Dusseau
Business
(3:47)

Synopsis: Dave has successfully been able to communicate a personal interest in his students. Ultimately what he wants is a productive relationship with them.

Keywords: Building Community, Business

What techniques do you use with shyer and less confident students to help them contribute in class?

Ron Beghetto
Education
(3:49)

Synopsis: Ron invites students to volunteer and take risks. He models himself as someone who is still in a constant state of learning. He deliberately asks for volunteers who dread volunteering. He designs multiple kinds of opportunities for students to contribute.

Keywords: Education, Featured, Learning Styles, Participation

Have you found ways to make a class of 100+ students feel smaller and less alienating?

Ron Beghetto
Education
(1:49)

Synopsis: “I approach a class of 200 as I did a class of 20. “ If necessary, Ron requests breakout rooms. He tries not to let environmental concerns get in the way of good teaching.

Keywords: Education

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