The Art and Science of Active Learning Series

What: The Art and Science of Active Learning is a university faculty community discussion seminar, focusing on aspects of active learning at UCR. Hosted by XCITE, The Art and Science of Active Learning seminar addresses how UCR professors:

  • Differentiate active learning strategies from traditional, instructor-centered strategies
  • Develop an appreciation for the benefits of active learning
  • Participate in a community of learners around the topic of active learning
  • Learn strategies to prepare students for active learning
  • Identify tools that support active learning
  • Compare and contrast teaching methodologies for effective active learning
  • Construct an activity or module map that includes active learning strategies

Why: Active learning strategies are proven to achieve higher levels of student engagement than traditional approaches to teaching. Active learning strategies can lead to increased retention, resulting in higher gains in student outcomes. 

When:  Sessions will be held throughout the UCR 2022 Spring Quarter, from April 20 - May 25, Wednesdays, 2:00pm - 3:00pm. Register here.

Where: Sessions will take place online.

Wednesday, May 25 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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