#ET4Online – Developing and Implementing a Faculty Workshop for Active Learning Classrooms in Higher Education: A Case Study


Session Details

Nate Evans (Michigan State University, USA)
David Goodrich (Michigan State University, USA)
  • Shared Google Doc by Session Participants
  • Goal is to experience active learning while learning how best to leverage the room.
  • MSU has 8 active learning classrooms and 3 flex spaces with moveable furniture.


  • Online Module 1 – Background to Active Learning Classrooms
  • Online Module 2 – Best Practices and Mini-Lesson Prep
  • Day 1 – REAL Room Tech and Faculty Panel
  • Day 2 – Faculty Mini-Lessons
  • Session Slides
  • Leveraging “Communities of Inquiry” and “First Principles of Instruction“. coi
  • Plans for the future to change from a 4 session to a 2 session academy.
  • Gathering student satisfaction and research are part of the next steps.



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