Discussion of Texts
Class discussion of the course texts will likely take up many, if not most, days on your syllabus. It’s one thing to fill up a bunch of days on your syllabus with entries like, “Read Smith, pp. 1-30,” but what do you do when those days roll around and you have to fill up 50 or 75 minutes with unscripted activity? The following links offer a number of strategies that are intended to help you plan your discussion days.
- Justifying class discussion to students
The following links offer samples for approaching class discussion.