Collaborative Learning Mini-Course

June 12-30, 2017 (Online with in-person meetings Thursdays, June 15, 22, & 29 from 1-3 pm in Social Sciences 206)

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Description:

In this 3 week, hybrid mini-course, participants will learn about, plan, and practice using evidence-based, active and collaborative learning strategies for teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Overview:

The use of active and collaborative learning strategies has been demonstrated to improve student engagement, learning, and retention. During this 3 week mini-course, you will examine the evidence for active and collaborative learning, observe examples of collaborative learning from actual college courses, discuss effective classroom management, plan and facilitate a collaborative learning exercise, and give and receive feedback from colleagues on teaching. While we will focus on teaching in face-to-face and hybrid courses, the methods are applicable to fully online courses.

This hybrid D2L-based workshop includes face-to-face as well as synchronous and asynchronous online components. You can expect to spend one to two hours per day with the course, including a two-hour in-person meeting each week over the three-week duration. Instructors who complete 80% or more of coursework will receive a certificate and priority scheduling in Collaborative Learning Space rooms.

This Mini-Course is facilitated by Erin Dokter edokter@email.arizona.edu