Verdens nordligste aktiv læringsklasserom?

FutureLab’ene ved UiT Norges arktiske universitet er nå regisrert på Scale-up. Scale-up er et register over aktiv læringsklasserom i verden. Dessuten har den mange ressurser for oss som jobber med / i slike rom. På kartet til Scale-up er det UiT som har verdens nordligste ALC.

International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms (day 2)

Today was the last day of the International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms. The session I attended today that was most useful for me was about how to support faculty in their use of ALCs. FutureLab-Mellomveien is actively used by the student employees, faculty, and students. Our ALC in Harstad has been having trouble getting Read More

International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms (day 1)

The International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms started today (even though there has been one day of pre-conference plus two days of pre-conference for the Rum för lärande network). Adam Finkelstein (@adamfdotnet) started off our day with myths and challenges. One of the things he brought up that I found really interesting was the definition Read More

International forum on Active Learning Classrooms (pre-conference, day 3)

During the pre-conference for International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms today I spent a lot of time thinking about how to not overwhelm your students. Lectures can be overwhelming because of information overload: a lot of material is presented in a short time span. A session in an active learning classroom can also be overwhelming Read More

Target group for FutureLab-TEO 2.0

Early in the planning phase for the renovated FutureLab-Teorifagbygget we will have to decide who the target group is. I currently see four options: Early adopters Teachers who use active learning techniques but are currently using non-ideal spaces Teachers who are looking to start using active learning techniques (or are being forced to) Student study/work Read More

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International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms (pre-conference, day 2)

Today was the second day of the Rum för lärande pre-conference to International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms. During the morning there were presentations by University of Minnesota lecturers about how they use their active learning classrooms. During the afternoon I joined the tour of the university libraries. Active learning techniques can be used in Read More

International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms (pre-conference, day 1)

The Swedish network Rum för lärande is currently hosting a pre-conference to the International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms. In total, I get to spend a full week thinking about rooms like FutureLab and planning the rebuild of FutureLab-Teorifagbygget. I’ll get to hold a short presentation about UiT’s active learning classrooms on Friday. Today was Read More

FutureLab-TEO stenges i ett år

FutureLab på Teorifagbygget blir omdisponert det neste året og utstyret flyttes ut til fellesarealet. FutureLab-TEO demonteres denne uka slik at et fagmiljø kan disponere det og naborommet i løpet av det neste året. Fellesarealet like utenfor rommet (TEO 1.241) tar imot deler av utstyret fra FutureLab slik at studenter kan benytte seg av det. Skjermene Read More

Ny blogg ved IT-avdeling

IT-avdelingen ved UiT har nettopp satt opp en blogg der de kommer til å formidle om utdannings- og formidlingstjenester. site.uit.no/IT-avdelingen

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Teambasert læring

På Læringsfestivalen i år presenterte Frank Alexander Kraemer om en metode han anvender i undervisning som heter teambasert læring (TBL). I tillegg til et foredrag om temaet, holdte han en workshop slik at vi kunne prøve ut metoden i praksis. Kraemer foretrekker å bruke Smia når han underviser med TBL, siden rommet (som ligner på våre FutureLab) Read More