Collaborative Course Guidelines

PHIL 102, Hendricks, Spring 2018

Collected guidelines from discussion group docs

Here are the documents people originally wrote on in discussion groups:

Wednesday discussion classes

Friday 9 and 10 discussion classes

Friday 11 and 12 discussion classes

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Table of contents:

Guidelines on how we treat one another

What is helpful for your learning in terms of how we engage in discussion & work in groups?

What hinders your learning in these activities?

What would you like to see the professor & other students do re: how we treat one another in discussions & group work?

Guidelines on other things we do in class

What you and other students do during class that helps/hinders learning

What the professor does during class that helps/hinders learning

Any suggested guidelines about these things?

Guidelines on use of electronic devices in class

How using electronic devices in class can help learning (or other positives about using them)

Helps learning

How using electronic devices in class might hinder learning (or other negatives)

Any suggested guidelines about using electronic devices in class?

Guidelines on how we treat one another

Remember that harassing speech is against UBC policy. See here: http://equity.ubc.ca/discrimination/#harassment

What is helpful for your learning in terms of how we engage in discussion & work in groups?

Being respectful, listening, ensuring equal contributions, etc.

Other ways students act during discussions

How instructor & TA’s run discussions (M, W class or tutorials)

Other ideas for during discussions

What hinders your learning in these activities?

Not being prepared, not contributing

Not being respectful or allowing others to speak

Acting in ways that are distracting

Questioning group work

Other things that hinder learning in discussions

What would you like to see the professor & other students do re: how we treat one another in discussions & group work?

Being respectful, patient, supportive

Encourage participation; be active in participation

Guidelines on other things we do in class

What you and other students do during class that helps/hinders learning

Helps

Hinders

What the professor does during class that helps/hinders learning

Helps

Hinders

Any suggested guidelines about these things?

Guidelines on use of electronic devices in class

(if not already addressed above!) Note that, of course, we will sometimes be using them directly for in-class activities; it’s more the use beyond that that we’re talking about here.

How using electronic devices in class can help learning (or other positives about using them)

How using electronic devices in class might hinder learning (or other negatives)

Any suggested guidelines about using electronic devices in class?

Christina’s suggestions about treating each other well in discussions & small group work:

From a previous class