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    Discussion Leaders

    In her freshman seminar, Joanna Nizynska has her students lead discussions throughout the semester. Through this process, they learn how to respond to the flow of conversation and guide discussion effectively.

    Thought Essays

    In his Freshman Seminar, Professor John Dowling assigned both basic textbook readings and supplementary readings.  Since students were to lead the discussion of the supplementary readings, John ensured that they would have something to say by assigning weekly 1 page "thought essays" that required students to draw on ideas from the readings.