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Registration is now open for the 2017 Active Learning Boot Camp. The Boot Camp is your chance to explore active learning at Rutgers and beyond. There will be workshops relating to course design, an introduction to active learning spaces and technology, faculty panels, and tables providing information on resources that can aid your use of active learning. The highlight of the day will be a keynote presentation from Dr. Maryellen Weimer, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning at Penn State University. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. The Boot Camp is open to all members of the Rutgers community. For a detailed agenda and registration information, please visit the... Continued
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Last Sunday's Rutgers Today featured a story on New Brunswick's newest active learning classrooms. The article provided readers with an introduction to new spaces in the Rutgers Academic Building and Tillett Hall along with the impact they have had on teaching and learning thus far. The story also shined a spotlight on the Active Learning Community that has formed to help faculty teach in these new spaces, while quoting two of its members about their experience.... Continued
AB 4400
Following up on this summer's launch of Tillett 204, there are now three more exciting Active Learning Spaces at Rutgers-New Brunswick. The brand-new Rutgers Academic Building is home to two state-of-the-art Active Learning Classrooms and our first Interactive Lecture Hall. The Active Learning Classrooms in rooms 4400 and 4450 employ a similar design as our... Continued
AB Lecture Hall
The brand-new Rutgers Academic Building, a new centerpiece of the College Avenue campus, has opened its doors. In addition to a new OIT Computer Lab and Learning Center, AB is home to 17 new general-purpose classrooms designed to accommodate a variety of classes.  Eight seminar rooms offer intimate space for classes of twenty-five students or fewer. These rooms are equipped with moveable tables and chairs, glassboards, and DCS's ... Continued
Tillett 204
On September 13th from 9am to 12pm, we invite you to stop by Tillett Hall 204 to see Rutgers-New Brunswick's first general-purpose active learning classroom. Whether you are a faculty member interested in teaching in an ALC or just want to learn more about how new collaborative spaces can positively impact learning, stop by for a cup of coffee, take a tour of the room, and get more information about active learning at Rutgers. Staff from Digital Classroom Services will be on hand to demonstrate the exciting technology deployed in this space along with members of the Active Learning Community... Continued

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