Monday, October 22, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Location: MC 2036

Facilitator: Hossam Amer (CTE) and Moriah Pellowe (CTE)

Workshop description

As instructors, we strive to create learning activities that actively engage students and help strengthen their learning.  However, many of us have been met with a lack of enthusiasm and participation from the students, which can temper our own enthusiasm.  How can we create a positive learning environment that will foster interest and participation from our students?

In this workshop, we will briefly introduce different forms of motivation.  You will then work in small groups to discuss various elements that affect student motivation.  This will be a highly interactive workshop where you will develop specific strategies to target various element of motivation. 



Many of our workshops have waiting lists, so if you've registered but can't attend, please notify us 24 hours in advance (at ) so that we can give your spot to someone else.


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 ( 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.

Mathematics & Computer - MC
Room 2036
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1