Active learning in Higher Education
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Strategies for more effective student-centred, authentic engagement in the higher education context
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Are long winded lectures educational mal-practice? Time to pay attention to the research.

Are long winded lectures educational mal-practice? Time to pay attention to the research. | Active learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Numerous studies have demonstrated that students retain little of our lectures, and research on determining the “average attention span,” while varying, seems to congregate around eight to ten minutes (“Attention Span Statistics,” 2015), (Richardson, 2010).

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Scott J. Simmerman's curator insight, September 1, 2015 9:47 AM
And this has a LOT to do with employee engagement and with leading change or organizational improvement. Those lecture-type talking head meetings and events simply do not effectively communicate. More inter-activity and participative involvement are needed to improve impacts. Does anyone actually remember ANYTHING from High School???
Sue Walsh's curator insight, September 1, 2015 11:28 PM

The challenge before us!!

Bruce Hopkins's curator insight, September 6, 2015 12:34 PM
I totally agree. The kids of today are not going to pay attention to a long lecture. 15 minutes videos in a play list is much more effective for inducing learning that 2 hours droning on.
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20 Ways To Make Professional Development More Effective - Edudemic

20 Ways To Make Professional Development More Effective - Edudemic | Active learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Administrators often ask how to best utilize their staff meeting time to promote best instructional practices and improve professional development.
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Although not strictly flipped classroom related, there are some nice ideas on ways in which to engage with staff and excite them and collaboratively share ideas and build a community of practice.

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27 Ways To Increase Student Engagement In Learning

27 Ways To Increase Student Engagement In Learning | Active learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
27 Ways To Increase Student Engagement In Learning
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A quick infographic listing a range of different ways to increase student engagement. 

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