- Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Modern teachers are encouraged to think of lecturing as antiquated and ineffectual, but lectures are a timeless pedagogical tool that need not be passive, boring, or ineffective. By invoking principles of effective storytelling, lectures can invite students on a journey through the concepts that requires them to empathize, analyze, and reason critically. Dr. Bridgette Martin Hard, Duke University will share concrete ways that you can use stories as an organizing framework for your lectures. She will also share some of her favorite storytelling examples, as well as performance strategies for making your classroom stories more vivid and compelling.