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Active Learning Techniques for STEM Classrooms

Please Join us Tuesday February 7, 2023 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in the Johnson Commons East Ballroom

POGIL: An Active Demonstration of an Active Learning Technique for STEM Classrooms

February 7 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Johnson Commons East Ballroom

Facilitator: Dr. Jason Ritchie, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Come and watch (or participate) in a live demonstration of how to use POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) techniques in the classroom. We’ll have real live undergraduate students working on a real POGIL exercise to demonstrate how to interact with the students. We’ll discuss the goals of POGIL and the structure of the materials, in addition to how to manage the classroom, and assign student roles in the groups. Much of what we discuss will apply to many different Active Learning techniques, especially inquiry based techniques.

Jason Ritchie teaches undergraduate chemistry courses and frequently uses POGIL exercises in his teaching. He has been using POGIL for at least 10 years, and has authored several of his own POGIL materials.

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