- “Facilitating Effective Group Discussions” Resource Page from Brown University, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
This resource shares ideas on developing an inclusive and constructive environment for discussions. It also addresses problems common to discussions (e.g. getting off-track, a students who participates too much or too little, comments that attack) and provides suggestions on how to handle those situations.
On this webpage, read how to prepare for leading a class discussion, and review additional resources (see the tip sheet links at bottom of webpage) for advice that specifically addressing questioning and responding to students.