Active Learning

2018 Resource Fair Recap and Resources

April 15, 2018

In case you missed this year's Teaching and Research Resource Fair, here are some pictures and handouts from presenters, as well as the full schedule of events (click images below to enlarge).

Clickers Faculty User Group Meetup

May 4, 2018, 10:00am

Open To: Faculty

Description:

Come join other instructors to talk about using clickers (aka student/classroom/audience response systems). Newcomers welcome!

Registration is unavailable.

Extending Learning Beyond the Classroom Walls

April 11, 2018, 12:15pm
Learning can and should happen 24/7, and research shows that when it is connected to people’s lives, it’s more beneficial, more robust, and ”stickier.” So, how do we draw on environments outside the classroom walls and leverage them in service of our educational aims? How can this help us engage with our broader communities, transcend traditional academic boundaries, and foster deep learning? Join your Berkeley colleagues for an open, informal discussion.
Registration is unavailable.

Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Effectiveness

February 26, 2018

head shot of Todd Zakrajsek

Is lecturing a "tainted and antiquated" mode of teaching or a misunderstood and unfairly maligned approach? According to Todd Zakrajsek, it depends. Lecturing is not inherently good or bad and there are many styles and modalities that serve different purposes.

Teaming with Diversity Workshop with Sara Beckman

January 11, 2018, 9:30am
A half-day workshop for instructors on how to design and facilitate effective teams, drawing upon each member's unique strengths. Participants will be introduced to the training tools and resources that Beckman uses to coach faculty as well as industry executives, and have an opportunity to work on their own projects.
Registration is unavailable.

The Active Learning Classroom: Directions and Impacts [LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT]

November 28, 2017, 9:00am
How do active learning spaces impact student success? What practices best support the investment required (financial and otherwise) and what kinds of impact evaluation works best? In this virtual event, hosted by Educause, subject matter experts will explore successful models for active learning.
Registration is unavailable.