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The Discussion Project accepting applications for Spring 2019 cohort

October 25, 2018

The Discussion Project is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2019 cohort.

The Discussion ProjectThis initiative is a professional development program for UW-Madison faculty and teaching staff, and is designed to help participants:

  • Learn to create inclusive classroom climates. 
  • Develop discussion strategies for both small and large groups. 
  • Improve facilitation skills. 
  • Contemplate discussion evaluation and assessment. 
  • Consider ethical issues related to classroom discussion. 
  • Learn about ways to assess discussion.

Participants receive $500 of flex funding for completing all program requirements.

The Discussion Project is being created and implemented by Paula McAvoy, in collaboration with School of Education Dean Diana Hess

For complete details and to  learn how to apply, visit the The Discussion Project website. The Discussion Project team will begin reviewing applications on Nov. 16, and will continue doing so until the cohort is filled.


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