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Tools for Asynchronous Learning

Convener: Angela Xia, CTL Graduate Fellow, Religious Studies

While the pandemic has put asynchronous learning in the spotlight, getting students to engage with course material outside of the classroom has always been a challenge. How can TAs help students make the most out of the time they are not in class? This workshop examines strategies for facilitating asynchronous learning while teaching in person. We will begin by discussing the most well-known strategy for asynchronous learning: homework. What can TAs do to make readings, problem sets, group work, written responses, or other types of asynchronous assignments more interactive? More accessible for different learners? More continuous with synchronous course material? To answer these questions, we will explore a range of digital tools and in-person tactics, all while trading experiences, challenges, and solutions from our various disciplines.

TA Training Follow Up Workshop (for new TAs in SAS). All graduate students are welcome.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Part of the CTL TA Training Follow-up Series

Registrations are closed for this event

Date:
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Time:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Location:
Room 134 (CTL/OLI Seminar Room)
Van Pelt Library
3420 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
Event Participants:

School(s):
All

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