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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Location: EV1 241

Description: The Learn User Group event provides an opportunity for instructors to see examples of innovative ways that other faculty members are using LEARN on campus. Two instructors will present activities that they have created for their students in LEARN. They will discuss why incorporating the activities into an online environment enhanced the learning experience for their students and share their own experiences of creating and facilitating these activities.

Quizzes help scaffold active, critical reading skills

Looking for a way to get students reading and reflecting on course texts before they come to class so that they're better prepared to participate in class discussions? Shannon Dea uses LEARN's quiz feature to scaffold active, critical reading skills. She'll share examples of this from her second year Philosophy/Women's Studies course.

Using LEARN to support Just in Time Teaching (JiTT) 

In Carlos’ fourth year Pharmacy students are provided with the required readings that cover the weekly learning objectives. Quizzes in LEARN are then uses as warm-up exercises prior to class. The collective quiz responses are used to help guide the classroom discussion and uncover areas of misconception. Carlos will briefly describe JiTT and how he implements it. He will also explain the logistics of using and setting up the quizzes and the new reporting tool on LEARN to easily collect the long answer responses of 120 students.

Facilitator: Shannon Dea, Phil 202/WS 222, Carlos Rojas-Fernandez, Pharm 421

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Location 
EV1 - Environment 1
Room 241
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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