Building Reflection into STEM Classrooms AppLC

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:00pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

Students in STEM classes know they are solving difficult problems, yet they are often less aware of the complex analytical skills that they simultaneously acquire. Furthermore, many traditional STEM assignments favor computational approaches, which may encourage students to focus on memorization and imitation thereby avoiding conceptual connections vital to STEM learning. Student reflection makes this higher-order thinking visible and strengthens connections and expertise across courses and disciplines. Guided by literature in reflection, this learning community will give participants the opportunity to discuss the role of reflection in STEM student learning, design and review reflective prompts that can be incorporated into their classrooms, and explore models that build student accountability for quality reflection into course design. Registration Link

This AppLC will meet from 3:00-4:30pm on the following days:

—Monday, August 23, 2021
—Monday, September 27, 2021
—Monday, October 25, 2021
—Monday, November 22, 2021

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Vicky Klima, Mathematical Sciences Noah Williams, Mathematical Sciences