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Integrated Teaching Methods Workshop Series: Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)

Integrated Teaching Methods Workshop Series

Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)

November 6, 2015, 1:30-2:30pm at Student Services Building, Room 2790

At the end of this session participants should be able to define what VTS is, how it works and leave with a model to use in their face to face classroom.


  • Introduce participants to VTS
  • Relate VTS to improving student engagement across liberal arts and STEM fields
  • Model a VTS approach for immediate use in the classroom


  • Spice up your approach to undergraduate teaching
  • Activities matched with teaching moves and Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised)
  • Practice activities developing critical thinking and creativity
  • Models of practice to take away (with your handout!