Teaching Forum Series

"Teaching Large Lecture Classes: Strategies for Student Engagement."
When Mar 27, 2014
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Foster Auditorium- Pattee/Paterno Library
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Contact Phone (814) 865-2527
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Large Classes can be daunting for professors and isolating for students, but they don’t have to be! In this interactive lecture we’ll identify the challenges we face when teaching large lecture classes and pedagogical strategies from the latest scholarly research to address them.  We’ll also discuss some teaching and learning opportunities that are only available in the mass classroom.

More about the Presenter:

Nathan Palmer is a Lecturer of Sociology & Anthropology at Georgia Southern University and the creator of SociologySource.org, SociologyInFocus.com, and SociologySounds.com.  For the last four years he has dedicated himself to helping sociology educators and students through sharing his experiences and creating free open classroom resources.  He currently serves on the American Sociological Association Special (ASA) Task Force on Social Media and will lead multiple social media training sessions at an ASA preconference workshop this fall.  In addition he researches and speaks frequently about issues of social justice, pedagogy, and the impact technology has on teaching.