60-Second SoTL – Episode 38

This week’s episode features an article from the open-access Teaching & Learning Inquiry and explores what influences students’ participation in class discussions:

Parker-Shandal, Crystena. 2023. “Participation in Higher Education Classroom Discussions: How Students’ Identities Influence Perspective Taking and Engagement.” Teaching and Learning Inquiry 11. https://doi.org/10.20343/teachlearninqu.11.19.

View a transcript of this episode.

This episode was hosted by Jessie L. Moore, Director of the Center for Engaged Learning and Professor of Professional Writing & Rhetoric. 60-Second SoTL is produced by the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University.

Read More

Dudley-Marling, Curt. 2013. “Discussion in Postsecondary Classrooms: A Review of the Literature.” SAGE Open 3 (4): 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244013515688. [Open Access]

Spry, Amber D. 2022. “The #RiceBreaker: Facilitating Intercultural Dialogues in the Classroom by Engaging Shared Experiences.” Journal of Political Science Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2022.2116711.

Wansink, Bjorn G.-J., Hanneke Mol, Jaël Kortekaas, and Tim Mainhard. 2023. “Discussing Controversial Issues in the Classroom: Exploring Students’ Safety Perceptions and Their Willingness to Participate.” Teaching and Teacher Education 125 (April): 104044. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2023.104044.