Today we are pleased to launch our “Online Active Learning” resource! Stuck for ideas of how to engage your students with online learning? Look no further. We have already collated a number of contributions from network members and are keen to add to this as an on-going project. In line with our philosophy, this is… Continue reading The Launch of our “Online Active Learning” resource
Have you tried an online active learning tool or method that worked well or has potential? If so, we would love to hear from you! Our aim is to create a collaborative, open access, online active learning resource bank. With our annual conference postponed until 2021, this is an alternative opportunity to get involved in… Continue reading Online Active Learning: A call for collaboration!
Large Class Teaching – a proposal for a working group or workshop – expressions of interest required! Dr Victoria Walden is interested to explore methods for large class teaching in Media, Film and Music (as our maximum seminar group sizes have just increased). I’m hoping to run a working group or workshop day sometime during… Continue reading Exciting events and opportunities coming up for the Active Learning Network
Our blog-post this month is provided by Professor Alison J. Sinclair, FRSB, SFHEA, Professor of Molecular Virology and Director of Teaching and Learning in the School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/26183 @ASLAB I embrace active learning and over thirty-years of practice I have found this approach to effective to facilitate both student and… Continue reading Creating an inclusive environment for discussion in large groups
#Sussextwalk19 #LearnToTransform pic.twitter.com/u9wOqYGDm9 — Paolo Oprandi (@paolo_oprandi) September 16, 2019 Lectures and seminars are the staple of higher education teaching and learning. Seminars are usually the dedicated teaching space for students to engage in discussions and activities that relate to the topics introduced in lectures. In doing so they generate contextual and personal knowledge of… Continue reading Outdoor learning: Introducing the Twalk, Twitter in the wild
Upcoming events Meeting the challenge of getting students reading! Webinar, Wednesday 2nd Dec, 4:00pm-6:00pm (GMT) Facilitated by Paul Stevens, Matt Lea, Martin Hughes & Roy Hanney, Solent Active Learning Network Book here A workshop evaluating strategies for the promotion of high-quality academic reading through active learning. The workshop asks the question: How can we support… Continue reading Events
The Online Active Learning Resource Assessing reflection We enter into higher education to learn something new; deepen our understanding of a field of knowledge and research. However, learning is a skill in itself and in order to improve our capacity to learn we need to reflect on when and how we learn. Our students’ ability… Continue reading Resources