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Methods of Engaging Students at the Start of Class

Methods of Engaging Students at the Start of Class

Kerry L. Cheesman of Capital University has created this article that suggests many helpful strategies to engage students. It focuses on Engagement from the 5-E Learning Cycle. While mostly aimed at instructors, this paper could be a useful resource for anyone looking to "break the ice" at a presentation. The resource mentions ideas such as joke, cartoons, poems, songs, demonstrations, current events or even a role-playing exercise as great ways to get things off the ground. The document is fairly brief, only two pages in length, but it still provides helpful information. A PDF reader is required in order to read this file.


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