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Student Engagement in the Classroom

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This session will explore evidence-informed ways in which course instructors can actively engage their students in a variety of ways across course delivery modalities (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, hyflex, online). The emphasis for this session will be on thinking about the possibilities that exist to connect with and engage with students to support their learning and attainment of course learning objectives.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand 5-7 different student engagement techniques
  • To consider ways in which student engagement techniques can be used across course delivery modalities
  • Plan for ways in which these techniques can be applied to the course participants are designing/teaching
Time Ordered Agenda
5 minutes:  Introduction of speaker and topic
30 minutes: Introduction of 4 student engagement techniques/Q&A
30 minutes: Introduction of 4 additional student engagement techniques/Q&A
20 minutes: Ideas about formative assessment as a vehicle for student engagement
5 minutes:   Q&A and wrap-up

Jennifer C. Friberg, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

Dr. Jennifer Friberg is the Interim Director for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, Cross Endowed Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. She is the founding Associate Editor for Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders and co-editor of Applying the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning beyond the Individual Classroom (Indiana University Press, 2019) and the forthcoming volume Evidence-Based Education in the Classroom: Examples from Clinical Disciplines (Slack, 2021)

Financial: Salary from Illinois State University; Royalties for three books connected to evidence-based education or the scholarship of teaching and learning (publishers: Singular Publishing, Indiana University Press, and Stylus); honorarium from CAPCSD for presenting this webinar
Non-Financial: Member of the Academic Affairs Board for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and serve as a site visitor for the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.


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