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Class Facilitation Project - Group 1

Notes from initial meeting

Potential Class Facilitation Agenda

I. Introduction – Introduce Group members. (Insert all group member


names and majors on intro sheets, **Note: Please email first and Last
Name and your major to jocochra@umflint.edu ). State professor’s objective
for us leading the group. Review the agenda with class. Ask if anyone has any
questions. Introduce speaker for PB&J exercise. (5 Min)
II. PB& J Demo – Open demo by briefly restating summary of exercise and then
moving right into the exercise. (Insert format and description of
exercise here). (15Min)
III. Group Break Outs – Format: (30 Min)
• 6 Learning Groups
• Students guided to seats as they are arriving
• Tables separated and set in half circle 3-4 students per table
• Instructors will rotate to a new table every 5 min
• Professor Schirmer to monitor time and give 30 sec warning and
rotation notice.
• Each instructor will open with a brief explanation in their group
of what their topic, the will complete their exercise/
demonstration, following their demonstration the instructor will
pose an open ended question and take any questions or
comments, last 30 seconds and throughout the meeting student
should be capturing 1-2 facts they gained from the instructor
about technical writing
I. Group Topics – By group Number (Please email me your respective
group number and topic)
1. What is Tech Writing? (Insert Instructor Name and Brief
description of 5 min presentation)
2. Who Provides Technical Writing (John Cochran and Brief
description of 5 min presentation)
3. Who are the Users of Technical documents (Insert Instructor
Name and Brief description of 5 min presentation)
4. Visual Examples of Technical Documents (Insert Instructor
Name and Brief description of 5 min presentation)
5. How Technical Documents are used (Insert Instructor Name and
Brief description of 5 min presentation)
6. INSERT LAST TOPIC I COULD NOT REMEMBER IT (Insert
Instructor Name and Brief description of 5 min presentation)
I. Facilitation Wrap-up – All instructors stand together at front of class. JC
closes meeting following this format: (5 Min)
• Quick class Q&A, ask if workshop was educational and enjoyable
• Discuss assignment – Posterous post due Monday following
facilitation
• Thank Class for participation and turn class back to professor