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!
Join us on Tuesday 11th June for an action-packed day of all things active learning. We will be in the Conference Centre, Bramber House, University of Sussex. To book one of the last free tickets, check our Eventbrite site here To see what is on offer, check out our exciting programme here Many thanks to… Continue reading The 3rd Active Learning Conference is almost here!
Past events Creating an inclusive environment for discussion in large groups The Quiet Room, Meeting House, Friday 6th December 12 – 1.30pm Professor Alison Sinclair, School of Life Sciences Facilitating discussions in large groups is difficult. Whatever the background of the group – students, faculty, professional services – both gauging the level of engagement with… Continue reading Events