Join your colleagues at GTREET in the Georgia Hotel and Conference Center on Friday, January 27th, 2012 and find out what you can do to engage your students in learning. Author Elizabeth Barkley will present her five-element model of student engagement and share techniques that she and other higher education faculty are using to address each of the five elements in their classrooms. Following this interactive session, Georgia Tech faculty will highlight specific strategies they are using to transform their courses and engage their students in significant learning.
GTREET participants will each receive a copy of Elizabeth Barkley's Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty (Jossey-Bass, 2010). In addition, participants will learn about how they can follow up the GTREET discussion about engaging students with disciplinary colleagues
Georgia Tech Retreat for Exploring Effective Teaching
Friday, January 27th, 2012
Elizabeth F. Barkley
Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty
8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:30 Engaging Georgia Tech Students: What’s the Challenge?
Addressing the Five Key Elements of Student Engagement
- Active Learning
- Student Motivation
- Building a Learning Community
- Designing Tasks that are Appropriately Challenging
- Teaching for Holistic Learning
1:00 Highlights from Georgia Tech Faculty:
What Works to Engage Students?
2:45 Integrating Student Engagement in Your Course
3:45 Continuing the Conversation
- Engaging Conversations
- Disciplinary Conversations
4:00 Conclusion of GTREET & Book Distribution