Techniques for Building on Participants’ Prior Knowledge
Elizabeth Lochhead and Jessica Ritchie, UC Academic Skills Centre
Wednesday 22 August, 2.00pm-3.30pm
Room 210, Puaka James Hight Building, Ilam Campus
Have you ever wished you could use what your participants already know to help them learn more effectively?
Prior knowledge is important for learning new skills. This workshop covers techniques for building on prior knowledge in learning sessions. As a participant you will explore how prior knowledge is relevant to your learning contexts and practise applying these techniques.
Elizabeth Lochhead and Jessica Ritchie are Learning Advisors at the University of Canterbury Academic Skills Centre. They have run tutor training sessions for the Pacific Development and Student Care teams, in addition to training advisors in their own team.
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