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The Case of Promiscuous Participation in Class

I buttonhole the loquacious student for a private conversation outside the classroom. I don’t want to squelch him or her, or suggest talking less. I want to respect their motivations and enthusiasm. So instead of just trying to get the student to participate less, I am ready with a series of challenges, beginning with this: Read More

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Mitchell M. Handelsman, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology and a Colorado University President's Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado Denver.

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