501: Balancing Structure and Flexibility to Support Student Thriving

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Date: Thursday, August 17

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Presenters:Mac Crite (Teaching & Learning Specialist, CTRL) & Hannah Jardine (Teaching & Learning Specialist, CTRL)

Session Description:

Today’s students thrive in structured, yet flexible, learning environments. Balancing the two can be challenging, but it is achievable! In this interactive workshop, we will explore how to provide students with structure and routine in our classrooms while also building in much needed flexibility and agency for our increasingly diverse student population.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Articulate the value of both structure and flexibility in promoting an equitable and inclusive learning environment
  • Examine the diversity of student needs and experiences that may lead them to require different levels of structure and flexibility
  • Select instructional approaches that promote student autonomy and choice while maintaining a structured course

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