Do Active Learning Classrooms make for Active Teaching?

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    Abstract

    This paper presents preliminary results from a research project at the
    University of Groningen where recently various Active Learning Classrooms
    (ALC) were created. It answers the research question “How do university
    teachers experience teaching in an Active Learning Classroom?”. In total, 14
    teachers participated in a survey which was conducted before and after their
    courses in an ALC. Results show that, in line with their expectations, teachers
    experienced their courses in ALC to be more active. It seems that the ALC
    indeed stimulated teachers to implement more active learning activities in their
    course, although teachers indicate they have not yet fully utilized the ALC.
    Therefore, we conclude it would be worthwhile to provide continuous didactic
    and technological support to teachers when adopting ALC in universities.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication8th International Conference on Higher Educational Advances (HEAd’22)
    EditorsJosep Domenech
    Place of PublicationValència
    PublisherUniversitat Politècnica de València
    Pages231-238
    Number of pages8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2022
    EventEighth International Conference on Higher Education Advances - Valencia, Spain
    Duration: 14-Jun-202217-Jun-2022

    Conference

    ConferenceEighth International Conference on Higher Education Advances
    Abbreviated titleHEAd
    Country/TerritorySpain
    CityValencia
    Period14/06/202217/06/2022

    Keywords

    • Active Learning
    • Active Teaching
    • Active Learning Classrooms

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