Aimed At: This workshop is aimed at those who wish to develop their teaching and facilitation skills in order to lead small group, discursive teaching sessions.
Are you faced with a wall of silence from your seminar group?
Do all your attempts at facilitating discussions result in reticence?
This one day workshop will equip you with some tools to help you to tackle and respond to diversity in the classroom which can impact on discussions.
In Seminars and Practical classes students are required to communicate with each other and with their tutors. In many cases the specific development of communication skills (presentation, debate, discussion, criticality, problem solving in teams, etc) are explicitly noted as workshop learning outcomes. However, many students appear to be under-confident and ill at ease in such situations and it can require all the skill of the tutor and application of teaching technique and facilitative methods to encourage participation.
At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
The workshop programme is as follows:
10:30am - 4:30pm
It is not possible to access the workshop booking form unless connected to the University's campus network, should you wish to book a place on this workshop please contact the Staff Development Unit on 0191 208 6119 direct.
Jane Eggleton extension 3451