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Concept Maps (last day of class June 2015)

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On the last day of class, students created concept maps for the ideas/themes that resonated most from the course.

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Exploring Difficult Classroom Situations through Forum Theatre (June 16, 2015)

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Forum Theatre with Guest Mali Bain June 16, 2015 As a way to explore complex social dynamics in teaching, we used Forum Theatre.  Many thanks to Mali and the students for their participation.

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Poetic Summaries (June 2015)

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On June 9, 2015, students completed Poetic Summaries as part of an activity whose intent was to help them further explore knowledge and belief (differences, similarities, tensions…) Student poems: Photos taken in class:

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Complex Classroom Situations (sketches, June 2015)

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On June 9th, students were asked to create a sketch that depicts a complex classroom situation they have found themselves in. They were asked to put themselves in the picture. They could add a few words, if they wanted.  I … Continue reading

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Poetic summaries (February 2015)

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Thank-you to Nicola Simmons, PhD, who demonstrated this activity during a workshop.  She published a piece on this technique in the 2008 Summer Newsletter of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (see page 6).  I adapted it … Continue reading

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Theatre for the Living (January 2015)

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January 19, 2015 Mali Bain facilitated a session in which we used Theatre for the Living to explore difficult interpersonal relationships in teaching and learning.

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Sketches: Difficult Interpersonal Situation (January 2015)

Prior to the facilitated session by Mali Bain on January 26, 2015, I asked the students to think about a situation, arising from their own teaching experience, of a challenging interpersonal situation that got in the way of learning. I … Continue reading

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