• Katie Becofsky
  • Doctoral Candidate,
    Exercise Science

  • Details

  • Wednesday,
  • March 19, 2014
  • 10:50 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
  • Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511

This event is sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence.


Helping your students relate to your teaching not only makes learning more enjoyable, but it also makes sense from the standpoint of learning theory. When course material is presented in a way that is relevant to students, elaborative rehearsal and deep processing can occur, and material is more likely to "stick" after exam day. A relatable instructor can also serve as an important role model and resource, especially when teaching upperclassmen. This presentation covers strategies and ideas you may want to try in an effort to find new ways to relate to your students.

About the Facilitator

Katie Becofsky is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the department of Exercise Science. This presentation is an expanded version of the one she gave to great reviews during Oktoberbest 2013.


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TA Workshop: The Importance of Relatability