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Resources on developing your participation skills


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For the complete range, including consultations, support, workshops, handouts, and groups, see SLC services continue online.  


Class participation

Leading discussions

Facilitating Effective Discussions (Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo)
Although this resource is intended for instructors, it contains useful suggestions if you are required to lead a discussion in your class.

Online class participation

The best way to gain confidence and skills in participating in class, speaking in public, or delivering presentations is frequent practice.

Safe places to practice your speaking skills