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Category Archives: Active Learning
Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of learning and work occurring in Faculty Learning Communities. But, like preschool play groups, FLCs also provide a safe and structured environment focused on a shared interest, for learning, interaction, and enjoyment among … Continue reading
Today I’m attending the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, and I heard a keynote address by Michael Wesch, who teaches cultural anthropology at Kansas State. He gave one of those wildly popular TED … Continue reading
In some ways, it’s one of the oldest methods in teaching: introduce new material through out-of-class assignments, then use class time to apply, analyze, dig deeper. In other ways, new technologies like podcasts, video lectures, and automated quizzes open up … Continue reading