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Workshop Description

How To Help Students Learn (To Work) in Teams: One Technique That Garners Trust, Engagement, Accountability and Motivation

Theme: Active Learning
Type: Hands-On; Discussion
Date and time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Honors College, 107 Capen Hall, North Campus

In this interactive workshop, you will get hands-on practice using the Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique — a clever, low-budget method to increase individual student preparedness and student team productivity.

If you're familiar with Team-Based Learning, you will recognize this as part of the Readiness Assurance Process, and you are encouraged to attend and share your experiences with us.

If you're new to this approach, come see which pieces or principles would be useful in your class.

About the presenter

Joshua D. Walker is the associate director of educational design for the Faculty Innovation Center and a lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin.

Josh earned a BA in both psychology and religion from East Texas Baptist University. He earned an MA in educational psychology, focusing on program evaluation, from The University of Texas at Austin, where he also earned a PhD in educational psychology, focusing on learning, cognition, instruction and motivation, with specialization in faculty development.

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