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Crosswords, library bingo and quizzes: getting more active learning into our teaching. Walsh & Munks

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Crosswords, library bingo and quizzes: getting more active learning into our teaching. Walsh & Munks

  1. 1. Crosswords, Library Bingo and Quizzes: slideshow Getting more active learning into our teaching Andrew Walsh & Sarah Munks a.p.walsh@hud.ac.uk s.l.munks@hud.ac.uk University of Huddersfield
  2. 2. How do you keep momentum going?
  3. 3. How do you share ideas? Warm ups Go to your post Uses To check knowledge and get people moving around, active and alert. Good at the start of a session or to wake people up further in. Materials required Pre-prepared signs – as large as possible. Notes Try to make sure you get a fair mix between the preferences or the discussion bit of this won’t work. Games Library Bingo Uses Any point where you may want to run through a list of items. Examples: inductions or sources of information. Materials required A small piece of coloured card (A5 or A6) for each member of the class. Notes Brightly coloured card works well. A small prize is nice for the winners. Games TV Games – Who wants to be a millionaire? Uses Get more active learning into the session. Encourage competition between members of the class. Materials required Quizdom (or similar) handsets. Notes Good to use at the middle or end of a session to see what has sunk in. Warn students early on that there will be a ‘test’ or quiz’
  4. 4. Have you tried Audience Response Systems?
  5. 5. What sort of methods have you tried in inductions?
  6. 6. So, hope you enjoyed the chaos and.. Any more questions? Andrew Walsh & Sarah Munks a.p.walsh@hud.ac.uk s.l.munks@hud.ac.uk University of Huddersfield
  7. 7. So, hope you enjoyed the chaos and.. Any more questions? Andrew Walsh & Sarah Munks a.p.walsh@hud.ac.uk s.l.munks@hud.ac.uk University of Huddersfield

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