The goals of the workshop are to: give participants the opportunity to reflect on different aspects of students’ dis/engagement that they encounter in the classroom and within the institution;explore ways dis/ engagement could be addressed using various technologies and techniques; give participants the opportunity to work on scenarios of students’ dis/engagement; consider modifications in their own teaching to address students’ disengagement;make recommendations for institutional changes towards student engagement.
- The first part will introduce participants to new technologies and their learning affordances.
- In the second part the participants will be solving scenarios of students’ disengagement and will be identifying whether and how technologies could be used to assist. Google maps and wikis will be used.
- The third part will consist of a discussion of the resulting ideas of each group and the implications their ideas could have on the institutional level and possible adaptations in assessment.