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Welcome

May 5, 2019 Mira Vogel 0

This site supports inclusive, active learning at King’s. Before you turn to the activities themselves, we refer you to the ‘What is active learning?‘ and ‘How to select activities‘ pages. These preliminary readings make the […]

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Everyone raise your hand

February 2, 2022 Mira Vogel 0

Contributed by Dr Darren Harvey, Lecturer in Law (Education), Dickson Poon School of Law. What is it? A question is posed by the person leading the teaching session, who then instructs everybody participating in the […]

Using Icebreakers to Build Rapport

August 23, 2021 Vernee Samuel 0

A ‘Common Ground’ project post. What is it? Icebreakers and re-energisers are short activities designed to ‘break the ice’ between participants by building connections or breaking down barriers. Why do it? Research indicates that improving […]

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The LARA method for tense talks

November 3, 2020 Mira Vogel 0

What is it? As outlined in ‘Creating safe spaces and brave spaces‘, university learning often involves encounters between students with different social viewpoints. If these discussions are overwhelmed with emotion, students will find it hard […]

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Creating safe spaces and brave spaces

October 28, 2020 Mira Vogel 0

What are they? Safe spaces came into existence to give people from a marginalised or persecuted group a way to meet, sometimes with political purposes, without having to defend themselves against prejudice or abuse. The […]

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Student-generated questions

June 15, 2020 Mira Vogel 0

What is it? After studying independently, students are ask to generate questions about the material. This can also happen after live teaching, when it is sometimes called a ‘Minute paper’ or ‘Exit ticket’. Why do […]