Welcome to a workshop on teaching and learning with Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching (CeUL).

This workshop is intended for teachers at Stockholm University who are interested in using active learning methods in their teaching.

About the workshop

At SU we have access to a number of Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs), teaching and learning spaces which make it easy to activate, challenge and motivate your students. The ALC is an educational concept that utilizes physical spaces such as group tables, whiteboards and technologies such as interactive screens with software to allow the teacher and students to control what is shown on each screen to promote collaborative learning. Universities all around the world are building these dedicated active learning classrooms to boost student learning. Now you can learn how to use the ALC teaching spaces to encourage students to engage with each other and the materials you have prepared for them.

In this workshop you will experience activities in an ALC room and we will use this teaching technique to learn about and discuss the thinking and research behind active learning. You will have an opportunity to consider how this way of teaching could improve your own courses.

Time

29 March 2023, at 9—12
Venue/Find your way

Lärosal 21 Campus Albano. House 4, Floor 2.

Workshop leader Una Cunningham, Professor of English language education at the Department of Teaching and Learning
Language English
Preparations

Read: Deslauriers, L., McCarty, L. S., Miller, K., Callaghan, K., & Kestin, G. (2019). Measuring actual learning versus feeling of learning in response to being actively engaged in the classroom. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 116(39), 19251–19257.

And have a look at: CeUL Web Guide on How to teach in an active learning classroom

Eight dimensions of Academic Teachership

 

Here you have the opportunity to explore and develop academic teaching skills that falls under category 3. Student-centered

The workshop offers tools and ideas for putting the students’ perspectives and needs in focus.

Learn more about The 8 dimensions Academic teachership

CeUL offers workshops for all teachers at Stockholm University on a variety of teaching and learning topics. They are designed to meet the needs of both seasoned professionals and newcomers. Each session offers the opportunity to discuss shared experiences and knowledge with colleagues.

 

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Registration

Space is limited, so please be sure to register for any workshops you wish to attend. Participation is free of charge.

Registration for the workshop Design teaching for active learning in our active learning classrooms (ALC)