Dynamic teaching (aka keeping your students awake)
  • Room 409, Babbage Building

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Two-hour teaching slots offer the opportunity to delve into a subject in depth, but they also present the challenge of keeping the session alive and the students actively engaged. This requires a shift from the transmission ‘lecture’ model towards a more interactive approach that fosters learning and dialogue (Laurillard, 2002). 

Suitable for any colleague who teaches in this format, this workshop will explore evidence-based approaches to active learning from across the disciplines and help you develop activities that will keep your students learning in a more dynamic environment.

This session will: 

  • identify the rationale behind active learning
  • air the challenges of working with large groups
  • explore a range of successful approaches from across the disciplines
  • share existing good practice
  • develop approaches and activities for a dynamic learning environment.

Contact Pollyanna Magne (pollyanna.magne@plymouth.ac.uk) for more information.

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