During remote instruction, undergraduate Learning Assistants - students who have taken the course before - can facilitate active learning that lead to positive outcomes for students. However, it can be challenging to implement activities and facilitate productive student interactions in a high-enrollment courses in remote instructional settings. In this workshop, participants will learn of the many benefits Learning Assistants provide and leave with practical strategies to recruit, train, apply, manage, and reward potential learning assistants.
The session will be facilitated by Miriam Martin (Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics) and will discuss her approach to engaging students and sharing “how-to’s” of integrating LAs into courses.
Registered participants will be emailed a link Zoom meeting prior to the workshop. The invitation will come from Kem Saichaie (via Zoom).