"Successful Questioning Techniques that Guide Students to Deeper Learning"

Event Type: 
SB 103 (Chisholm Boardroom, Shannon School of Business)
Event Date: 
November 13, 2013
Event Time: 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

"Successful Questioning Techniques that Guide Students to Deeper Learning"

Asking good questions is key to engaging students in active learning and
critical thinking in the college classroom. How can you craft and ask questions
that guide students to deeper learning through reflection and discussion? Join
us for this highly-informative, 60-minute webinar where you and your colleagues
will learn:

  • Ways to align classroom questions with desired learning outcomes
  • How to craft questions to promote higher level critical thinking
  • Successful questioning techniques that promote student engagement
  • Do's & don'ts for asking questions in your college classroom
  • Specific examples of effective questioning practices


Derek Bruff is director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching and a
senior lecturer in the Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics.

  • Bruff consults regularly with faculty in a variety of disciplines about
    educational technology and other teaching and learning topics.
  • Bruff's research interests include classroom response systems ("clickers"),
    visual thinking, student motivation, and social pedagogies.
  • He blogs on these topics at derekbruff.org, and his book, Teaching with
    Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments, was published
    by Jossey-Bass in 2009.
  • Bruff has taught at Harvard University and has a PhD in mathematics from
    Vanderbilt University.

To Register: Contact Eileen Smith-Piovesan before Monday, November 10 at 4:00 pm.