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Discussion: Large Lecture Sections

See a compilation of ideas for teaching large classes

Leaders: Steve Reynolds, Heather Macdonald

1. Timing and types of activities in a large lecture section

2. Conceptest (concept tests!)

3. Use of "Clickers"

4. First Day of Class: (see the SERC web page dedicated to the First Day of Class)

It is important to set the tone of class on the first day. Consider doing an activity (see below) that represents the style of the classes to come. Review the syllabus/schedule in a later class period or at the end of the first class

5. Use of TA's in lectures

6. Other:

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