SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is an ongoing catalyst for the growth of a university culture that values, supports, and rewards effective student-centered teaching.
How Can I Promote Active Learning?
Thursday, October 23
3:30 – 4:50
Simmons Hall 208
Active learning is a process whereby students engage in activities that promote analysis, synthesis, application, and evaluation of class content. Teaching that requires students to become actively engaged in classroom activities can lead to deeper and more lasting learning. This workshop introduces a number of tools that you can use to get your students thinking and participating. Learn more and register.
Presenters: Ann Batenburg, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching & Learning, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development, and Barbara Morganfield, retired Clinical Associate Professor, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development
Learn, Share and Grow Professionally in a Faculty Learning Community
CTE’s Faculty Learning Communities provide the structure and support for small groups within the SMU teaching community to spend a year working together in an active, collaborative, program, structured to provide encouragement, support, and reflection on a topic about which you share a mutual passion.Each FLC participant receives a
stipend to be used toward professional development costs related to participation in the community. Learn more.
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