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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 […]

Lone student thinking hard in an alcove

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 […]

Call out icons, ellipses and arrows

Discussion forums

April 2, 2020 Mira Vogel 0

What is it? Forums allow students and staff to have a group conversation, with each participant posting their contributions at times convenient for them. Most posts are text-based, but often support images, links and even […]

Focus group by the Smart Chicago Collaborative

Interviews for evaluating teaching

December 20, 2019 Mira Vogel 0

This is an evaluation guide. What is it? An interview is a discussion, individually or in a group, prompted by a series of questions. Interview questions tend to be open-ended (if you need to ask […]

Excerpt from the Student Assessment of Their Learning Gains questionnaire

Questionnaires for evaluating teaching

December 18, 2019 Mira Vogel 0

This is an evaluation guide. What is it? A questionnaire is an efficient, economical way to obtain a large amount of responses. When administered digitally, questionnaires scale up with minimal extra resource since they tend […]

"The Threshold of Democracy: Athens in 403 B.C." at Queens College, CUNY in Fall 2012

Role-play

August 20, 2019 Mira Vogel 0

What is it? Role-play is experiential learning based on perspective-taking within a scenario. Participants inform themselves about the viewpoint of an interest group or character and then perform that role according to a set of […]