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Online Active Learning: A call for collaboration!

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!

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Exciting events and opportunities coming up for the Active Learning Network

Workshops, webinars, book collaborations and more! 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… Continue reading Exciting events and opportunities coming up for the Active Learning Network

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Creating an inclusive environment for discussion in large groups

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 Can active learning meet the challenge of inclusion in large groups? I embrace active learning and over thirty-years of practice I… Continue reading Creating an inclusive environment for discussion in large groups

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Here’s to an Autumn Term of active learning, fun and innovation!

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!

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It’s not just students who have fun with active learning- so do our conference delegates!

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!