AD181: Questioning Techniques for Teaching


Session 1:

24 Jan 2024 (Wed) 
1830 hrs - 2130 hrs
Mode: Face-to-face on SUSS campus


Course Level: 

Target Participants: 
Associates & Faculty

Invited Associates/ Faculty will receive the registration details via email from TLC approximately four weeks before workshop.


This workshop is intended for instructors who are looking to better facilitate student centred approaches to class discussions and promote critical thinking in their classroom. Specifically, the Socratic Questioning technique that is commonly used to maximise the impact of classroom conversations will be discussed. Participants will examine and experience how this technique can increase critical thinking and student independence in classroom discussions, as well as identify corresponding strategies to implement in their classrooms.


Learning Outcomes 

At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:
  1. Explain the appropriate type of Socratic questions for different learning purposes
  2. Analyse student in-class comments and respond with questions that will engage the student in deeper and broader thinking
  3. Apply Socratic questioning techniques to extend student participation and engage a class in critical thinking
  4. Facilitate problem solving using questioning
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