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
The Active Learning Network Satellite Groups The Active Learning Network is expanding! First of all, we would like to welcome our newest satellite groups to the network: Alison McManus at Durham University will be leading the network there. Roy Hanney will be doing similar at Solent University, Southampton and Gustavo Espinoza-Ramos will be leading a… Continue reading Here’s to an Autumn Term of active learning, fun and innovation!
Tuesday 11th June heralded the start of the 3rd Active Learning Network conference here at Sussex. With everything from the use of magic to building metaphors with Lego to walking, standing and crawling to “stand-up pedagogy”, the conference showcased a variety of innovative and engaging active learning methods leaving us with a number of tools… Continue reading It’s not just students who have fun with active learning- so do our conference delegates!
Online Masterclass in Teaching and Supporting International Students Wed 26th Feb 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm (GMT) Join Zoom Meeting (click the link): https://zoom.us/j/319409700 Meeting ID: 319 409 700 Book a place (limited spaces): Book Now Do you want to understand more about how to create a positive learning environment for overseas students? In many countries, the number… Continue reading Events
Active Report Writing How do we make the process of writing an academic report “active”? That has been a question bugging us for a while but we think we have something that works. We would welcome any feedback on this – its a project still very much in its infancy but the slides that we… Continue reading Resources