How to engage your students with Storytelling and Theatre Skills

MicroLab

Introduction

Storytelling is an important part of our society and history. It can be used as an educational tool to engage students, spark interest and stimulate critical thinking skills. It creates opportunities for discussion and stimulates a good relationship between teacher and learners.

In this microlab you will craft a personal story that helps you motivate your students and target their attention to the topic or issue you want them to focus on. With the help of theatre techniques you will learn to deliver your story in an inspiring and engaging way.

Key Facts & Figures

Type
Training
Start date
Thursday 23 May 2024
Duration
3 hours
Instruction language
English
Mode of instruction
Offline

What will you achieve?

  • Craft a relevant and motivating story that supports the purpose of the course or educational session
  • Deliver a story with impact during an educational session.

Start dates

  • Thursday 23 May 2024

    Time: 09:00 - 13:00 Education Lab
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Target group and required prior knowledge

Targetgroup of this microlab consists of all teachers, tutors or other staff that has to deliver educational sessions, such as tutorials, workshops or lectures. The skill of storytelling can benefit everyone who has to engage and motivate students in all kinds of study programs of the Erasmus University. No prior knowledge is needed.

Content, form and time investment

Based on the content of the online environment for this MicroLab, you will prepare the outline of a personal story.

During the Lab (3,5 hours) you will get the opportunity to craft a personal story for educational purposes. Together with the facilitators and other participants you will (re)design your story in order to get the best alignment with the content of  your course.

 After you have rewritten en finalised your story, it is time to deliver your story in the best way possible. You will practice different theatre techniques in order to deliver your story in the most inspiring way you can!

Earn an Edubadge

You finish the MicroLab with a Proof of Competence. You will then receive an Edubadge. This is a digital, visual certificate which you can share on e.g. LinkedIn. Interested parties can immediately click on the certificate to find out what you have done to achieve the EduBadge.

Contact

For questions about MicroLab and registration, please contact Risbo.

Email address
training@risbo.eur.nl

Facts & Figures

Tax
Not applicable
Start date
Thursday 23 May 2024
Application deadline

The application deadline is two weeks before the MicroLab takes place. If registration is no longer possible, please contact training@risbo.eur.nl to see if there's any spots left.

Duration
3 hours
Offered by
Community for Learning & Innovation
Course type
Training
Instruction language
English
Mode of instruction
Offline
Location

Education Lab

Partner

Risbo

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