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American Association of Philosophy Teachers Studies in Pedagogy

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published on October 3, 2015

Jessey Wright
DOI: 10.5840/aaptstudies201510115

Course Participation
Defining and Evaluating Student Participation

In this article, I will show that a general and inclusive model for participation is one that includes: (1) explaining to students what participation is; (2) explaining why it is important to participate; (3) providing a list of modes of participation; and (4) methods for encouraging students to identify and pursue the modes that suit their individual needs and circumstances. The article concludes by outlining a self-assessment assignment for evaluating course participation that satisfies this model.