Tag Archives: active learning

PBL and Polytechnic Education

I spend a good part of yesterday with a delightful delegation of Indonesian professors here on an Internship Program on Establishing Centres of Technology in Polytechnic. As part of a CiCan–Humber College partnership they spent the day at Conestoga looking … Continue reading

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Introverts in an Active Learning Classroom

Research on active learning shows that engaging with the content makes it stick, peer learning supports better learning, and students’ enthusiasm for learning is increased. But does active learning work for all students? What about the introvert who is not … Continue reading

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Ideas, Strategies, and Tools to Enhance the Teaching/Learning Environment

There are so many valuable educational resources available to us these days. Check out the 6 Months of Educational Tweets posts in the Resources section for a categorized recap of my tweets (@ProfNancyNelson) over the last six months. Make it your goal … Continue reading

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The Essentials of Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning (PBL) offers students the opportunity to explore and solve authentic, complex, open-ended problems. This approach encourages deeper learning, makes students more accountable for their own learning, and when implemented well, really engages students in what they are … Continue reading

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Active Learning Series – Flip that Classroom

As promised, here are the slides from yesterday’s workshop. Remember that our goal in flipping a classroom is to move away from a teacher-centric classroom to a student-centred learning environment. Hope to see most of you at the proposed E3 … Continue reading

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