|TITLE||Enhancing Small Group Teaching and Learning|
|LEVEL||D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium|
|ECTS CREDITS||Not Applicable|
|DESCRIPTION||The workshop will delve into ‘learning-by-doing’ with the aim of demonstrating its effectiveness as an active learning experience. The groups will be introduced to a variety of hands-on techniques, and will be invited to reflect on the benefits of small group teaching, learning and cognition as a social and cultural process, and on power dynamics, authority and trust.
By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should be able to:
- identify the advantages of small group teaching and learning;
- describe the key requirements in planning and facilitating a session using inquiry-based learning;
- discuss the importance of power, authority and social and cultural context in the learning environment.
|ADDITIONAL NOTES||Timetable Details
Occ A - Date: 26 Nov 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours
Occ AE - Date: 25 Mar 2020; Time: 17:00 - 20:00; Duration: 3 hours
|METHOD OF ASSESSMENT||
|LECTURER/S||Gillian M. Martin
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