Enhancing Student Motivation with Authenticity and Caring Actions






Date: Friday, September 15, 2017 
Time: 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Place: ND Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center
Presenter(s): Patrick Clauss (Writing and Rhetoric) and Michael Seelinger, Associate Teaching Professor, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering



A positive teacher-student relationship contributes to student motivation and promotes learning in a variety of ways. It also leads to a more fulfilling classroom experience for both the students and the instructor. Thus, what might faculty do to motivate students, to engage them more authentically and more critically in our various content areas? This workshop will focus on methods and strategies teachers can employ to build trust and motivate student interest. Particular attention will be given to caring actions that further trust and to the power of storytelling.

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After successfully completing this workshop you will be able to:

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