DCS News

ALC event
We are very happy to announce a pair of upcoming events for faculty and staff interested in active learning. These sessions offer a chance to explore collaborative teaching methods that seek to increase student engagement with content and one another. Active Learning 101 is a half-day entry point into active learning techniques. Meanwhile, Active Learning Online 101 provides a foundation for injecting engagement into both synchronous and asynchronous online environments. For more information on a particular event and to register, please click on a link below.  …

Attendees at an Active Learning Community Event
We are very happy to announce a pair of upcoming events for faculty and staff interested in active learning. These sessions offer a chance to explore collaborative teaching methods that seek to increase student engagement with content and one another. Active Learning 101 is a half-day entry point into active learning techniques. Meanwhile, Active Learning Online 101 provides a foundation for injecting engagement into both synchronous and asynchronous online environments. For more information on a particular event and to register, please click on a link below.  …

Dr. Andrew Butler
Now that another Rutgers Active Learning Symposium is in the books, head over to the RALS page for a summary of the day's various sessions. Whether you joined us on May 18th or not, you can explore further and access slides and other resources from each session by becoming a member of the Active Learning Community and visiting the ALC Canvas page.

Keynote speaker Andrew Butler
Join us for a day of presentations, workshops, panels, and more sessions related to active learning. The Rutgers Active Learning Symposium (RALS) serves as the Active Learning Community's once-a-year opportunity to come together with one another and guests to share teaching principles and practices in this exciting area. This years RALS will be on Thursday May 18th at…

Richard Weeks Hall 102 is featured among active learning classrooms at other universities.
In their recent piece "Spaces Matter," Insider Higher Ed discusses modern classrooms and features the ongoing efforts here at Rutgers to introduce classrooms designed for active learning. In a broad discussion of the need for universities to tap into active learning's potential to advance learning outcomes for all students, the author cites Rutgers efforts in meeting that demand here in New Brunswick. Read the…