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Autumn TEACH Symposium Call for Proposals

The Autumn TEACH Symposium offers free, in-person, and online workshops and will occur on September 19 (Mon.), 21 (Wed.), and 23 (Fri.). All Stanford community members are invited to facilitate a session on teaching, learning, or technology.

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Learning Activities

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How can activities support student learning?

One of the most interesting parts of course design is thinking about what students actually do while learning. It is only in rare situations that the goal of instruction is for students to passively memorize content presented to them. It is much more impactful for students to be engaged and actively participating in the learning process. Also, with diverse students, it is important to develop learning activities that engage in a variety of different ways. This section offers some recommendations to help you plan engaging lessons. 

  • Increasing Student Engagement: These strategies can help you increase student engagement with learning activities, build their confidence in their community of learning, and increase their comprehension of the course material.