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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

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Designing the Active Learning Classroom

Transforming the educational landscape in Iceland Despite the proliferation of work on active learning recently, why is it that many of our teaching facilities are still laid out in traditional lecture style with a focal point at the front of the room and students sat in rows facing it? Recent research conducted by Ásta Margrét… Continue reading Designing the Active Learning Classroom

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Using apps for e-TLA

This week our blog post is written by Leo Morantes-Africano, from the Newcastle School of Education Leonardo.Morantes-Africano@ncl-coll.ac.uk @lamorantesa Teachers’ digital skills development in ITT: apps for e-TLA #ITE #technology #apps #experientiallearning Background: I am an Initial Teacher Trainer (ITT) at the School of Education in Newcastle College. I recently created an action research project for… Continue reading Using apps for e-TLA

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The use of iPad as an active part of learning

The advantages of having a common device among students and academic staff   The use of technology, in the form of devices or various services, has become an integral part of both teaching and learning. However the use of technology requires a "common ground", when it comes to technological devices and technical literacy.   In 2012, Lovisenberg Diaconal University College (LDUC) decided to introduce iPads with keyboards, for all… Continue reading The use of iPad as an active part of learning