The Active Learning Institute provides in-depth training for faculty interested in increasing active learning and preparing to flip their courses. During the Institute, participants explore the purposes and outcomes of active learning and apply research-based practices to the process of developing active, student-centered course units.
Through a combination of hands-on activities, presentation, and discussion, participants will work through the essential components of designing engaging student experiences through active learning techniques. Topics covered will include facilitating individual and collaborative learning activities, planning and creating effective online materials, and fostering and maintaining an inclusive course climate. Throughout the Institute, participants will focus on aligning assessments and activities to student learning objectives.
The 2017 Institute will be held on Tuesday, June 6 – Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Applications are due May 5, 2017. Interested participants must submit an application; please visit the opportunity’s website for more information.