Active Learning 101

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Tillett Hall Room 204
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This half-day session will explore the fundamentals of active learning. Instructional Designers will discuss the pedagogic underpinnings of collaboration-based learning that should inform course design, class management, and more. Instructional technologists will introduce you to the classrooms and technology that can enhance your teaching. Finally, conversations with colleague and staff who are both new to and versed in active learning will help you build valuable relationships and learn from the experience of other faculty.


  • Introduction to Active Learning: An overview of the pedagogic underpinnings of active learning.
  • Activity Design: A guide through the process of designing an activity to match a learning objective.
  • Resource Round Round: Demos and mini-information sessions on the technology, spaces, and people who can help you use active learning.
  • Active Learning Veterans Discussion: A conversation with Rutgers faculty who have experience implementing active learning.

While Active Learning 101 is required for faculty using Rutgers-New Brunswick active learning spaces for the first time, anyone who is interested in learning more about active learning is welcome to come. Check back as this session nears for a more detailed agenda,

Lunch will be provided. Please register to attend.