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Posted by Stephen Walker in Leicester Learning Institute: Enhancing learning and teaching on May 10, 2018
We recently put on a workshop ‘Using and Learning from Top Hat’. We found out about the problems and pitfalls of using Top Hat, but also how it can promote engagement, improve the experience of students and help lecturers to assess learning. Most importantly, we found out how planning for engagement fundamentally changes the way […]
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Posted by Rachel Tunstall in Leicester Learning Institute: Enhancing learning and teaching on May 9, 2018
Active learning is an umbrella term for learning and teaching methods which put the student in charge of their own learning through meaningful activities. They think about and apply what they are learning, in a deliberate contrast to passive learning. Research has shown that audience attention in lectures begins to wane every 10-20 […]