Effective Question Strategies (CTE1190)Export this event to calendar

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Location: MC 2036

Facilitator: Caelan Wang (CTE)

Workshop description

"Any Questions?" This is, perhaps, one of the most widely used questions in the classroom. However, it is not the most effective. When you ask your students questions, are you often met with blank stares and no response? How can you use questions effectively to elicit responses and facilitate learning?

In this workshop you will learn the importance of using questions in your teaching and the skills involved in formulating questions that effectively tap into different levels of thinking. You will also learn various strategies for responding to student comments and questions that promote a supportive environment and encourage future student participation.

Registration

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  • Participants will receive an attendance credit towards the Fundamentals program if they arrive on time and stay until the end of the event.

Cancellations

Many of our workshops have waiting lists, so if you've registered but can't attend, please cancel your registration well in advance through the registration system, so that someone else can fill your spot.

Accessibility

The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are studying, working, or visiting at Waterloo. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining information in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for a CTE workshop or event, please contact CTE via email (cte@uwaterloo.ca) or phone (ext. 33857) and include the session’s title and date. Our workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We also welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, or note-takers; notify us if accommodations are needed in this regard. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.

Location 
Mathematics & Computer - MC
Room 2036
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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