An often cited reason students choose not to ask questions or contribute to large or small group discussions is they are afraid they will “say something stupid”. Come learn a new activity that involves anonymity, and other concrete strategies to alleviate these fears and promote increased participation from all students.
This webinar falls under the following themes:
- Inclusive learning communities: Integration, inclusion and community building in the classroom
“I found the demonstration of the activity online very helpful in seeing how it could work. I also thought the activity topic was useful in its own right as well. I thought it was very useful in such a short amount of time!” 2020 participant
“The snowball exercise itself [was most worthwhile to me]: I'm glad to have a new technique that allows anonymous questions.” 2020 participant
Applies Toward the Following:
- Teaching in Globally Diverse Classes (TiGDC) Certificate : Required: Electives