Effective Participation in Seminars
In a seminar, students learn by listening, discussing, and engaging with one another.
Come prepared to seminar:
Contribute to the discussion:
It is important to always be respectful in a seminar. Instructors will often establish expectations for respectful behaviour, but if they don’t, you can ask them to initiate a discussion about this.
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“Effective Seminar Participation.” Student Learning Commons, Simon Fraser University, 22 Oct. 2018, https://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/slc/learning/participation/seminar-participation
“Getting the Most out of Seminars.” Academic Skills Centre, The University of Sheffield, https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ssid/301/study-skills/university-study/performing-in-seminars
“Seminar Participation and Discussions.” McLaughlin Library, University of Guelph, 16 Oct. 2020, https://guides.lib.uoguelph.ca/Participation