The course content and learning objectives, as well as class size all factor into which teaching format is most suitable for a course. Using a variety of teaching formats also helps support diverse learners. The section includes descriptions of different teaching formats with additional resources for more information, and a number of proven strategies to engage students in their learning regardless of the teaching format.
Active learning is an umbrella term that encompasses a number of different teaching approaches all of which shift the focus from the teacher delivering course
Team-Based Learning (TBL) provides a framework for a flipped course experience. Students prepare before class and then spend the majority of class time solving problems
In essence, service-learning is an educational tool that consists of three essential elements: Community service Curriculum connection Reflection There are many definitions of service-learning and
Fully online courses are those where the students and instructor do not meet face-to-face in a classroom setting. The course may be fully asynchronous where
Blended learning is a pedagogical approach in which a student learns at least in part through delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media
Lecturing is a common teaching approach used in many university classrooms. Although its effectiveness is debated often, when done well lecturing can be effective. Not
Fostering creativity can range from simple team-building exercises to complex, open-ended problems that may require a semester to solve. An instructor that presents innovative and