How to actively engage your students: A workshop on active learning

Thursday March 13, 2014

  • Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Location: Arizona State University, Tempe campus

    Tempe, AZ

"How to Actively Engage Your Students" is a one-day workshop on active learning that addresses a range of topics, including the cognitive dimension of active learning, how to use active learning in traditional classrooms, how to use dedicated active learning spaces, and how to form groups to promote learning. Invited speakers include:

  • Robin Wright, Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs in the College of Biological Sciences (CBS) and Professor of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development at the University of Minnesota 
  • Gary Smith, Director, Office for Medical Educator Development and Professor, Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico
  • Michelene Chi, Director, Learning Sciences Institute and Foundation Professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University
  • Sue Wick, Professor of Plant Biology, Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Biology major at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Jennifer Knight, Senior Instructor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Sara Brownell, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University

Workshop co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the School of Life Sciences, and the Arizona Science Education Collaborative.

Space is limited.  Register TODAY!