Session Description

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.
Presentation Files
Barbara Frey, Assistant Professor, Point Park University
Barbara A. Frey, DEd is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the School of Education at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition, she is an Instructional Design Consultant with the University of Pittsburgh and CampusWorks. Barbara’s background includes over 25 years of online teaching experience with the World Campus of Pennsylvania State University and the Global Campus of Colorado State University. Since 2003, she has been an active Quality Matters Facilitator, Master Reviewer, and Researcher.

Higher Ed. Quality in Action Conference

April 8, 2021 — Workshops
April 9, 2021 — Sessions
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Eastern (convert time zone)

Agenda At-a-Glance

10:00  - 11:00 am: Keynote
11:10 am - 12:00 pm: Concurrent sessions
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Networking break
1:00 - 1:50 pm: Concurrent sessions
2:00 - 2:50 pm: Concurrent sessions
2:50 - 3:20 pm: Networking break
3:20 - 4:10 pm: Concurrent sessions
4:20 - 5:10 pm: Concurrent sessions
5:20 - 6:00 pm: Closing Town Hall