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What factors motivate students to learn?

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Open only to: Faculty and Teaching Academic Staff

Date: Friday, April 05, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Golda Meir Library, Roosevelt Room (W301)

What is the connection between students' perception of relevancy and their engagement in learning? How do we create real-world tasks that allow them to see the value of abstract concepts and theories? Explore twelve research-based strategies to motivate students to learn. This workshop assumes reading of Chapter 3 of How Learning Works (2010).

** Participants who commit by January 15 to attending four sessions and applying concepts from four of the chapters will receive a free copy of the book by February 1st. Notify Cheryl Jones, jones446@uwm.edu ; CIPD Program Associate, of your commitment and she will order your copy.

For more information or to request special accommodations, contact: Connie Schroeder, 229-5764 .

 


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