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Active Teaching Lab: Group Work

Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Group work can foster active, interactive, and constructive learning among students, but what group work strategies are most effective? Assign, randomize in Canvas, or let them choose groups? Collaborate for one class or long term? When do jigsaws, roleplays, and other activities work best? Share group work experiences, issues, and questions.

Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Have opinions or experience on the topic? Sign up as a contributor.

The Active Teaching Lab is a Faculty Engagement program with sessions held on Thursdays from 1:00-2:00pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45am in the Middleton Building (1305 Linden Dr.), room 120. Check out upcoming Labs or read the recaps from past Labs. We build interdisciplinary conversations that are more emergent than a presenter and more dynamic than a panel — a conversation with colleagues sharing challenges, solutions, and experiments on topics selected by a variety of stakeholders.

Sign up for regular Lab announcements by sending an email to join-activeteaching@lists.wisc.edu.


Thursday, February 7, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Room 120, Middleton Building
1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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