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Teaching Topics: Open and Close with Impact

Class Details

Spend 60 minutes with Jessi Van Der Volgen and Rebecca Brown, Training Development Specialists with the NN/LM Training Office (NTO), to learn ways to incorporate opening and closing activities that will enhance learning and evoke critical thinking. After attending this session you will be eligible for one hour of MLA CE credit.

Here are the questions we’re hoping to answer for you today:
Why should we craft how we begin and end a class?
What’s the difference between an ice-breaker and an opener?
What are some ideas for openers I can put into place?
What are some content-related activities I can incorporate into the last class or last minutes of class?
How can I support critical thinking till the very end?
How can I get feedback about course content without using a traditional evaluation tool?

Date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016
3:00pm
Region/Office: National
Sep 22, 2016
3:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Rebecca Brown, MLS, AHIP, Training Development Specialist
Jessi Van Der Volgen, MLS, AHIP, Assistant Director

Class Overview

Description

Teaching Topics is a one hour, live webinar that covers topics relevant to teaching. Members of the NNLM Training Office will discuss techniques, tips or tools for teaching, including topics such as engagement, assessment, video tutorials, and adult learning principles.