Asking questions

Asking questions in class is a huge part of making a class interactive. But asking questions, as simple as it sounds can be a bit more complex than just selecting some students to answer

Learning objectives

  • Reflect about cold calling and how that affects students
  • Identify alternatives to asking questions in class


  • Explain the pros and cons of cold calling
  • Explain what alternatives could be used
  • Plan and execute an alternative to cold calling in a class you are teaching
    • What kind of question did you ask?
    • How did the students get to answer the question?

Learning Paths