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Advances in Higher Education Research Seminar with Amy Robertson
Advances in Higher Education Research Seminar with Amy Robertson
WhenTuesday, Apr 16, 2019, 2:30 – 3:20 p.m.
Campus locationOdegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG)
Campus room220
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsCenter for Teaching and Learning

Responsive Teaching and Social Justice

Amy D. Robertson, research associate professor, Physics Department, Seattle Pacific University.

Responsive teaching is an instructional approach that attends to and builds on the beginnings of disciplinary ideas and practices in student thinking.  This kind of teaching is about really listening to students, trusting that their ideas are sensible to them, and seeking to understand what they mean and the possibilities for learning within.

In this interactive talk, Professor Robertson will use a seminal example of responsive teaching to define responsive teaching, in context. Seminar participants will explore together the possibilities and limitations of this instructional approach for teaching for social justice.…
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