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Creating Active Learning Environments

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Workshop on learning spaces, technology, and pedagogy presented at the Next Generation Learning Spaces conference in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 24, 2015

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Creating Active Learning Environments

  1. 1. Creating Active Learning Environments One Way or Another Derek Bruff (@derekbruff) Center for Teaching (@vandycft) Vanderbilt University Twitter: #LearningSpaces Photos: tinyurl.com/dbspaces
  2. 2. Transmission Interaction PARADIGM
  3. 3. “Active Learning Increases Student Performance in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics,” Scott Freeman et al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014. Transmission vs. Interaction • 228 studies comparing active learning to traditional lecturing • Failure Rates: – Lecturing: 34% – Active Learning: 22% • Exam Scores: – Active Learning: 6 points higher
  4. 4. The Berry School circa 1910 (replica)
  5. 5. Boise State University
  6. 6. Vanderbilt University
  7. 7. TILE Classroom, University of Iowa
  8. 8. Insert Peabody Photo Here Vanderbilt University
  9. 9. Transmission Interaction PARADIGM
  10. 10. Single- Purpose Multi- Purpose FLEXIBILITY
  11. 11. Vanderbilt University
  12. 12. Vanderbilt University
  13. 13. Nutrition & Dietetics Lab, Viterbo University
  14. 14. Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University
  15. 15. Single- Purpose Multi- Purpose FLEXIBILITY
  16. 16. BYOD Wired Up DIGITAL TECH
  17. 17. Vanderbilt University
  18. 18. Georgetown University, Qatar
  19. 19. Insert Engineering Photo Here Vanderbilt University
  20. 20. BYOD Wired Up DIGITAL TECH
  21. 21. Cold Warm AESTHETICS
  22. 22. Vanderbilt University
  23. 23. Vanderbilt University
  24. 24. Georgetown University, Qatar
  25. 25. Cold Warm AESTHETICS
  26. 26. Interaction Transmission Single- Purpose Multi- Purpose
  27. 27. Classroom #1 Indiana University, Bloomington
  28. 28. Classroom #2 Vanderbilt University
  29. 29. Classroom #3 Carleton College
  30. 30. How can individual instructors navigate the affordances and constraints posed by the learning spaces in which they teach?
  31. 31. HACKING THE CLASSROOM
  32. 32. Vanderbilt University Photo Credit: Vanderbilt University
  33. 33. Vanderbilt University
  34. 34. Vanderbilt University
  35. 35. Vanderbilt University
  36. 36. Vanderbilt University
  37. 37. How might an instructor hack Classroom #1, 2, or 3?
  38. 38. How can colleges and universities work to advance the design of learning environments given campus infrastructure limitations?
  39. 39. DESIGNING FOR LEARNING
  40. 40. St. Olaf College
  41. 41. Georgia Institute of Technology
  42. 42. St. Olaf College
  43. 43. TILE Classroom, University of Iowa
  44. 44. 1. What constraints or challenges do you face on your campus when it comes to creating active learning environments? 2. How might you or others on your campus work within those constraints or around those challenges?
  45. 45. Derek Bruff: derekbruff.org / @derekbruff Vanderbilt Center for Teaching: cft.vanderbilt.edu / @vandycft Learning Spaces on Flicker: tinyurl.com/dbspaces

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