Finding a Model for Learning Workshop

Interested in learning about different Models of Instruction to help organize content knowledge and expand your teaching pedagogy? Looking for ways to support critical thinking in your classroom? Want to try something new in your classroom to promote student engagement and critical thinking? If any of these questions resonate with you, consider attending the “Finding a Model for Learning” workshop.

Dr. Janine Davis (Assistant Professor in the College of Education), in collaboration with the Center of Teaching Excellence and Innovation, is offering a workshop designed to do the following:

·     Provide a forum to learn about the concept of models of instruction
·      Explore how models of instruction support student learning, critical thinking and curriculum design (content and processes).
·      Learn about three models of instruction: a) Suchman Inquiry Model, b) Synetics, and c) Academic Controversy
·      Engage in rich discussions with faculty around the issue of critical thinking and student engagement.
·      Begin preliminary planning using the models presented.

The workshop is being offered on Monday, March 18, 2013 from 4:00-5:30pm in Lee Hall, Rm. 411. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Please plan to join us!  RSVP here before March 15, 2013 to help us with planning and ordering pizza. We hope to see you there!