In the Spotlight

Meet & Eat| 18 April 12:45-13:30 
Actively Engaging Students: Impact and opportunities of in-class debating


In-class debates can be a valuable teaching method for lecturers to use in their courses. On the one hand, it forces students to actively participate in classes; on the other hand, it makes students process the contents of the course more thoroughly.

In this Meet & Eat, Matthijs Looij - ITAV lecturer in Oral Presentation, Writing and Debating Skills - will discuss how in-class debates can be a valuable addition to your course. In doing so, Matthijs will talk about the impact and opportunities of debating in-class - and will share suggestions for implementing in-class debates in your course. Of course, there will also be room for questions.