First-Year Teaching Colloquium, Encouraging Active Learning through Oral Communication

Date: Monday, April 28, 2014

Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Contact: Liv Newman ·

Location: Multimedia Room 2, Monroe Library

Readings: Hollander; Cannon

Available at:, “Programs and Events”


This session will focus on creating assignments that foster oral communication skills through discussion and other active learning techniques.  Participants will model the discussion-based format using C.W. Cannon’s The New Orleans Manifesto.