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Teaching Tip: Student Participation

 
 

 
Student participation brings a lively dimension to any class. Unfortunately, many students are reluctant to participate. Here are some ways to encourage student participation.
  • Make your goals for the class session clear.
  • Ask questions that require more than a simple "yes" or "no" response.
  • Emphasize to students that any question they ask is a good question. Rephrase questions whenever needed.
  • Encourage students to respond to other students' comments.
  • Assign a student in advance to lead a class discussion.
  • Don't let one or two students dominate a class session.
  • Engage the students with material that is interesting and relevant to their lives.
  • Be active yourself. Maintain eye contact and move about the room.
 
 
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