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

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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