Lunch & Learn – Getting Students to Take Responsibility for Their Learning

Thursday, September 26th @ 12:30 in McKillop 208

Join colleagues in viewing and discussion a short video on student motivation and practices to promote student responsibility for learning. Bring your lunch, we’ll provide snacks and drinks. Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/CTLevents_1314

If you’ve always thought your key challenge as an educator was to help students achieve learning outcomes, try stepping back and thinking again.

What if your real goal is inspiring students to want to achieve these outcomes?

In How Can I Get Students to Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning?, a Magna 20 Minute Mentor, you’ll learn how incorporating findings from cognitive and educational psychology research can help you encourage students to take charge of their own learning.

Presenter Christy Price, Ed.D., combines theory and practice to help you consider your classroom procedures from a new perspective. Price, who was named a 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, is a national authority on engaging millennial learners. She knows firsthand the challenge associated with engaging a generation raised on participation ribbons.