Dartmouth College

Classics in Action: Creating Cultural Competence and Training Leaders in the Interactive Classroom

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Time: 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Haldeman Center, Room 124

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Workshop Overview

This workshop discusses the philosophies and processes of designing language and civilization courses which incorporate aspects of leadership training – from developing activities that teach basic communication and decision-making skills to embedding a reflective process that translates into effective learning and leadership. I'll use the Classics classroom as an example, but the strategies I discuss can extend into other courses focused on real-time problem-solving, critical thinking, and vibrant discussion.

 


Presenter

Suzanne Lye

Suzanne Lye is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Classics at Dartmouth. Her research focus is on Greek and Roman literature and mythology, particularly ancient Underworld narratives. She teaches language and literature courses about the ancient Greeks and Romans. She is a proponent of creating an interactive classroom experience for her students, which is a key part of her 'holistic learning' pedagogical approach.