Category Archives: Lecture Tips

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 6 – 6 Steps to a Semester of Flipped Classes

Most flipped courses in a university setting organize themselves around a single project, like an inter-class business competition or a long-term science experiment. For the course to work, students need to be able to apply what they’ve learned after just a few weeks of lectures. You can create a non-project course where all or most… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 5 – How to Flip Your Classroom for a Day

You’ve tried integrating a few active learning exercises into your lectures and you know what works. Taking the next step and flipping your classroom for a day isn’t that complicated. Simply designating a day in your syllabus for an in-class competition or a field trip can bring an element of experiential learning to your course.… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 4 – Short Active Learning Exercises that Make Lecture More Effective

We’re back with more installments of The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom, our deep dive into practical ideas and strategies to transform your classroom. If you need to catch up, read Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3. Now, let’s move on to Part 4: Short Active Learning Exercises that Make Lecture… Read More »