NCCCS Conference 2012: Banned Books and Advertising-Using significant gimmicks for accessibility and engagement
NCCCS Conference 2012: Banned Books and Advertising: Using Significant Gimmicks for Accessibility and Engagement
Monday 10-11am, Presented by: Summerlin Page and Kristin Harkins
To facilitate active involvement with and investment in a course, this session presented ways in which students could see the work as accessible and useful. Providing a theme within the course unifies and encourages students to engage critically with what they read and write, thus making the material relevant to them.
One way to facilitate this point of view is a significant gimmick. While a gimmick leaves students suspect, a significant gimmick is more practical. This presentation described successes the presenters have had via employment of course theme.
and significant gimmick.