Skip to Content

Sponsors

No results

Tags

No results

Types

No results

Search Results

Events

No results
Search events using: keywords, sponsors, locations or event type
When / Where
All occurrences of this event have passed.
This listing is displayed for historical purposes.

Engineering Education Research pres.

EER Seminar Series

There are many “I”s in TEAM: Considering individual experiences in team-based pedagogy / Dr. Robin Fowler

Dr. Robin Fowler Dr. Robin Fowler
Dr. Robin Fowler
Team-based pedagogies are pervasive in higher education, especially in engineering. Some instructors choose group work for logistical reasons, such as “we only have five testbeds.” Others seek to provide a particular student experience: students can teach and learn from each other, they can undertake more complicated projects, and they can develop collaboration skills that will benefit them later in their careers. Whatever the reason for using team-based pedagogies, instructors must be cognizant of team dysfunctions – some of which are invisible to the instructors or even to members of the team – that can affect certain students’ experiences in our classes.

In this talk, I will (1) present evidence that particular groups are more likely to have negative team experiences (and that teamwork is inherently gendered and raced), (2) suggest mechanisms for identifying and remedying some team dysfunctions, and (3) argue that instructors have a moral obligation to critically examine teamwork practices in an attempt to equitably serve our diverse student population.
Dr. Robin Fowler Dr. Robin Fowler
Dr. Robin Fowler
Report Event As Inappropriate Contact Event Organizers
Back to Main Content