Compass Workshop: Anxiety to Creativity: Utilizing Uncertainty in the Classroom, Part 1

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM (ET)
Usdan University Center Usdan 108 (Taylor Meeting Room)
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McQueeney, Kristin E.
2096
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https://eaglet.wesleyan.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=87607

The student experience of uncertainty often contains significant anxiety about the future. However, uncertainty is also something that can be harnessed to enhance creative and complex thinking. This workshop explores ways in which uncertainty can be utilized in the classroom to encourage exploration and adaptability, and lessen anxiety and fear of failure.

Part 1 will include a presentation and discussion.

Presenter: Tess Bird, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow for Writing in the Social Sciences

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