The objectives of Active Learning is for teachers and students to collaborate and become active learners who reflect and share.
The course will begin on July 15, 2012 and will continue for a year.
About the course
Active learning means learning in a way that engages the learner with the content and other people. The other people may be the teacher, fellow students, or people outside the course. Active learning is a workshop that requires a change in attitude about what it means to learn. Both teachers and students will benefit from taking the course. Active learning is a weekly seminar for students and teachers. The sessions will focus on learning and how to become active learners. Teachers will learn how to promote active learning in and out of the classroom and students will learn how to become active learners.
Some of the topics that will be discussed are:
- Challenges involved
- Strategies for active learning
- Techniques teachers can use in the classroom
- Student & teacher resistance to active learning
- Class management
- Online vs face-to-face active learning
- Personal learning
- Reflective practice
- Surface vs deep learning
- Authentic Learning
Who should Enroll
Everyone who wants to teach or learn
Language of instruction: English