Tag: Active Learning

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Engaging students with interactive technology

Professor Ian Johnson teaches human anatomy and neuroscience in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ian trialled a ’flipped classroom’ approach, putting the important conceptual information online as pre-reading. With the use of images and interactive technology (ALP) during...

/ 17 May, 2019

The Agility of Active Learning

You don’t need to be in an active learning space or use fancy equipment for active learning to occur. The opposite of passive learning, it is about engagement, ownership, participation, and authenticity and it should be at the heart of...

/ 31 May, 2018
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WTF is TBL?

What the Flipped is Team Based Learning? TBL is an active teaching and learning method which puts its own spin on the 'flipped classroom' approach.

/ 12 April, 2018
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A student-centred look at Active Learning Spaces

Active Learning Spaces (C5A 430, C5A 435, W2.4A 2.300and E7B 163at Macquarie) are student-centered classrooms, designed to facilitate and promote student participation and engagement.  At Macquarie the spaces contain large, group-sized desks, each equipped with AV (moveable monitors and keyboard per table), which can...

/ 2 November, 2017
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Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Classroom response systems (CRS) are well recognised active learning strategies. Although student participation and engagement doesn’t necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning. We also know that many lecturers who teach large student cohorts employ various active...

/ 14 September, 2017

Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Although student participation and engagement doesn't necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning.

/ 12 September, 2017