Book Club: For Instructors Who Can't Fit Another Thing In!
Some instructors want to use the book in their courses but don't have time to fit it in. Here's a time-efficient idea from Peggy Dodge, Early Childhood Education professor, who uses a format called "Book Clubs."
- Peggy gives students a choice of two books to read, Hidden Figures or The Bean Trees
- Students read book for homework over the course of the semester
- Four times during class, students break into groups to discuss the book they chose
- Before each of these four session, students write out their responses to questions that Peggy has prepared (Please see link below)