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This is the first workshop in the Engaged Scholarship Event Series for Spring 2017. This series gives faculty and graduate students an introduction to engaged teaching and research methods. You will explore innovative community-engaged projects that are happening across campus, learn about models for service-learning in the classroom, and develop their own project ideas and assignments.

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This session will explore blended approaches to receiving and providing feedback for instructors and students. We will review formative assessment techniques for preparing students for class and getting feedback on student understanding. In addition, we will review blended ways to give students feedback on their performance on summative assessments. Columbia faculty and graduate students from all departments are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Spring 2017 Teachers Lounges consider approaches to class discussion that genuinely engage a diverse range of students. In this session we consider models for priming forthright conversation and licensing intellectual risk-taking during class discussions. What does educational literature suggest — and what do we see really working here at Columbia?

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For better or worse, the 2016 election brought sensitive issues into our classrooms to unprecedented degrees. This three-part series on “Activist Pedagogy in the Trump Era” will address strategies for graduate students who are interested in exploring innovative pedagogies inspired by activist-scholars in their classrooms and beyond.

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