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CPD2018: 26 April

Course Name:

ACTIVE LEARNING IN LARGE CLASSROOM

Course Duration: 1 day training (6 hours)


 

Course Synopsis

 

Teaching large classes can be challenging to manage and connect with students. Through careful planning, different strategies and methods, large classes can be an exciting teaching and learning experience for educators and students. This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of using active learning in large classes and ways to better manage the large classes for students’ engagement. Techniques that help keep students involved, collaborative learning such as buzz groups and jigsaw method will be discussed. Participants will also be guided to use selected web-based applications to design active learning activities for a large class.

Knowledge pre-requisite: Familiar with web browser.

 

Course Objectives

 

Upon completion of the training, the participants are able to:

  1. Develop an appropriate active learning module for a large class.
  2. Use appropriate tools effectively for active learning in large classes.

 

Course Content

 

Topics that will be covered include:

  • How can I better manage the class climate?
  • What kinds of Active Learning activities that I can do?
  • How can I use technology in a large class?
  • How can students demonstrate their involvement in class?

 

Course Tentative

 

  • 09.30-10.00   :   Registration and Be Prepared
  • 10.00-10.30   :   Types of Active Learning
  • 10.30-13.00   :   Strategies to Create Active Learning Environment
  • 13.00-14.00   :   Break / Lunch
  • 14.00-16.00   :   Tools for Active Learning in large classes
  • 16.00-17.00   :   Exercise: Design an Active Learning for Your Large Class

 


TRAINER:

 

ASSOC. PROF. DR. WAN ZUHAINIS SAAD

Deputy Director (Teaching & Learning Development) 
Centre for Academic Development (CADe)
Universiti Putra Malaysia
T: 03-8946 8002 E: zuhainis@upm.edu.my

An associate professor in Microbiology, Dr. Wan Zuhainis Saad is also an educational technology enthusiast. Practices e-learning and active learning approach in enhancing students’ engagement for effective and meaningful learning. A strong advocate of empowering learners in experiential learning.  Shortlisted for the QS Wharton Reimagine Education Award 2015 and 2016. Awarded Vice Chancellor Fellowship Award (Teaching Category) 2012. Won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in National and International Competition on e-Learning that involve undergraduate students of 1st semester to 8th semester. Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT) Master Trainer in E-learning and Interactive lecture. Awarded Creative and Interactive E-Learning Award, International University Carnival on E-Learning (IUCEL2016). Best Trendsetter Award in IUCEL2017. Winner of the Reimagining and Redesigning Higher Education (Virtual Immersive Learning Experience Category) 2017. An active trainer. Conducted more than 100 workshops on e-learning in the local and international public and private institutions.

 

Updated:: 07/11/2018 [azryadeny]

MEDIA SHARING

CENTRE FOR ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
03-9769 6175
03-9769 6043
C1594669663