Great Method for Encouraging Class (or Any Kind) of Participation

By Cathy Davidson|February 3, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

Whenever the great science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany teaches or gives a talk, he asks questions and has one requirement:  everyone has to raise a hand.  Everyone.  Whether one knows the answer, doesn’t know, or doesn’t understand the question, he insists that every hand go up and he calls someone at random.  They can then either offer an answer, articulate something about the question they don’t understand, or say

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