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.
Mindful and Contemplative Pedagogy Mindfulness in the classroom, sometimes called “contemplative pedagogy” involves teaching methods designed to cultivate deepened awareness, concentration, and insight. The Pedagogical
Active Learning Active learning is an umbrella term that encompasses several 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
Online Learning 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
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