Friday, October 23rd, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Workshops
Active Learning Strategies
The "Active Learning Strategies" workshop explores learning preferences, active learning, and strategies to promote active learning in online or blended courses. Participants will determine their own learning reference, discuss active learning, discuss types of interaction and determine how to select active learning activities that align with their course-level/module-level objectives. Participants will complete an Alignment Check worksheet using their own objectives to incorporate active learning.
Learning Objectives
Discuss the types of learning preferences.
Describe active learning and strategies for promoting active learning.
Analyze activities to determine how to incorporate active learning.
Intended Participants: Role
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Elizabeth McMahon, Lead Consultant, Learning Evolutions LLC
McMahon is an experienced educator and instructional designer for face-to-face, online and blended courses. She is the former System Lead Coordinator for Quality Matters (QM) in Minnesota. QM roles include Master Reviewer, Course Review Manager, and facilitator. She is a member of the Quality Matters Academic Advisory Council (QMAAC) and is a QM Research Colleague. She enjoys facilitating workshops and webinars that focus on effective practices for online teaching and course design.