Are you an academic who is already using and loving our new active learning spaces? Or have your experiences teaching in active learning spaces left you pining for the lecture theatre?
Space Jam turns the lights on in some of Macquarie’s 300-odd teaching venues, to help you get to know what’s available. First up: a smart new Active Learning space in C5A that’s perfect for group work.
The notion of a learning environment is shifting and evolving rapidly. As an educational designer, I am constantly puzzled with how students in the 21st century engage with their learning to ultimately better their learning experience. The movement to web 2.0 applications, social media and social networking sites has shifted the way we view learning spaces. Spaces are transforming and evolving for the future; and thus presents many challenges for universities but also opens up potential opportunities for future thinkers.
If you follow Teche on Twitter (@TecheMQ) you may have seen that this time last week a few of us were visiting The University of Sydney. Here’s a bit more on who and what we saw. Continue reading Community, sharing and a touch of tech envy