Applying Growth Mindset in Your Classroom

Students often struggle to persist and motivate themselves in classes requiring high-level critical thinking and application skills. Join faculty guest presenters Elizabeth Ruckert and Rhea Cohn to discuss ways to use the “growth mindset” framework as a tool to help students understand the value of effort in learning, collaborate with peers, and process instructor and peer feedback.

Please Register Here.

This workshop is part of the Teaching for Engagement series for GW faculty members seeking to enhance their skills in the classroom to increase student engagement. Workshops in this series are sponsored by the University Teaching and Learning Center. Other workshops in this Spring 2019 are Improve your Course through Mid-Semester Feedback, What Works for Small Group Work, Getting Students to Do Homework, When – And How – To Lecture. If you need feedback on assignment or syllabus design, advice on teaching methods, or ideas for new activities, consider booking a consultation with the University Teaching and Learning Center. More information is available on

Open to all GWorld cardholders

Sponsored By:

GW Libraries & Academic Innovation