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Wednesday June 4th: Go Soapbox
This session will feature GoSoapBox, a web-based student response system (clicker tool) that can be both an active learning tool in itself or can complement other active learning strategies. This will be an interactive workshop where people who have been using GoSoapBox will talk about how it works, why it works, who it works for and things you should know if you want to use it.
The Wednesday session was recorded and can be viewed at:
Learning and Teaching Collection VStream presentations
Friday June 13th: The session will feature:
Lorena Gibson - 'Active learning techniques in large first-year introductory cultural anthropology classes' including use of videos, discussions and quizzes. Includes student feedback.
Kate Dallenbach - using a 'live case study' with an arts marketing class
Greta Snyder - use of handouts or video clips to generate discussions in an international relations programme - what has worked and what has not.
Stuart Brock - using Notable in first year philosophy classes
Gillian Turner - 'Half-flipped lectures' – an experiment in progress on how to get students doing physics during in their lectures. Includes what seemed to work and what didn’t, and what changes are planned for the next class.
Suzanne Boniface - 'Worksheets, quizzes and problem solving in first year chemistry classes'