Maximizing Student Engagement with Course Readings

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Have you ever struggled to get students to do required readings? Do your students treat them as optional? Perhaps they do the readings, but when you ask them to engage in critical discussion or think deeply about the material, they are unable to do so. If any of these scenarios resonate with you, read on! In the paragraphs that follow, I introduce four activities guaranteed to motivate your students to do the required readings and think critically about them.

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