Promoting Student Engagement through Mini "Role-Immersion" Activities

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: CB1-207

Helping students connect with and engage in course content is often a challenging task and requires that faculty think "out of the box." This is especially true for those courses that students find less relevant because of their "dry" content. This workshop will provide faculty with an example of a mini "role immersion" exercise used in an undergraduate research course to help students understand concepts in research ethics. Faculty will learn how to adapt this type of active learning strategy to any course without compromising needed course time for other content. Learning objectives, the mini "role immersion" protocol and student character roles will be shared.