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Experiential Learning of the Embodied Kind

Margarita Steinberg, 29 June 2018 ‘Meet the technology’: workshop participants practicing the lead-and-follow interface used as a starting point for learning this Experiential Learning format Introduction The approach introduced at this workshop uses physical movement, in connection with a partner, to model interaction dynamics, whether of situations in the workplace, elements of a discipline, and… Continue reading Experiential Learning of the Embodied Kind

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Reflections on the 2nd Active Learning Conference

On 5th June 2018, the 2nd active learning conference took place at University of Sussex, preceded by a day of masterclasses organised by Dr Simon Tweddell of University of Bradford. The aim of the day, as previously, was to bring together individuals interested in promoting a variety of active learning methods and the diversity of… Continue reading Reflections on the 2nd Active Learning Conference

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“I’m all ears!” Active Listening as a tool to reflective thinking

By Dr Pollie Barden (University of Sussex) and Professor Eva Roberts (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis)  evarober@iupui.edu Our Grounding: Across all sectors of human activity, there has been a growing interest in narrative, in storytelling. We all know that storytelling is a form of communication that human beings have used since ancient times, drawing on cave walls… Continue reading “I’m all ears!” Active Listening as a tool to reflective thinking

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Team-Based Learning Masterclasses: An addition to the Active Learning Conference programme

  The Active Learning Conference is fast approaching on Tuesday 5th June. Due to popular demand, we are extending the deadline for submissions to Friday 27th April. Click here to find out more! Next week we will be posting the link for you to sign up to attend. The good news is the conference will… Continue reading Team-Based Learning Masterclasses: An addition to the Active Learning Conference programme