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Teaching Without a Net: Effective Use of Discussions

Discussion based classes help engage students and encourages collaborative learning. However, deciding to let go of some control of a class may feel like taking a blind leap into the unknown. Anthropology Department Chair Jane Baxter talks about tips and strategies for overcoming this fear, shedding light on one path towards productive classroom discussions.

Featured faculty member: Jane Baxter of the Department of Anthropology.

Videographer/editor: Heather Banas
Producer: Todd Diemer
Music: “Tether”, by Justin Bianco; provided by, Creative Commons License.