Invite non-class members to presentations to create a context in which students must explain their ideas to an intelligent person unfamiliar with the class material.

Invite non-class members to presentations to create a context in which students must explain their ideas to an intelligent person unfamiliar with the class material.
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Action:

  • If feasible, invite people to attend students’ class presentations. You can use an online form such as Google Forms to collect RSVPs.
  • Consider having your guests provide feedback to the presenters.

Reason:

  • Students can take pride in sharing their knowledge with non-class members.
  • Imagining this type of audience for the talk encourages students to provide relevant background.