Teaching With A Critical Thinking Approach
(full day workshop)

Target audience: Faculty members and instructional leaders

Session One: The Changing Nature of Teaching (60 minutes)

Session Two: Assessing your teaching style (90 minutes)

  • Factors that drive our teaching style
  • Administration of Teaching Style Self Assessment
  • Diagnosis of results, implications

Session Three: A Foundation for Effective Teaching and Learning (60 minutes)

  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • How students learn
  • Comparison of instructor-directed vs. student-driven methods
  • Criteria for selecting the most appropriate method

Session Four: Instructor-Directed Methods (90 minutes)

  • Lecturing more effectively
  • Effective questioning strategies
  • Employing guest speakers to achieve strategic results
  • Effective use of video presentation

Session Five: Student-Driven Methods (120 minutes)

  • Fostering students’ critical thinking potential
  • Employing small group learning strategies
  • Role playing
  • Student presentations
  • Experiential strategies

Session Six: Putting It All Together (30-45 minutes)


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