Category: Learning Spaces

Digital Learning Spaces:  Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh

Digital Learning Spaces: Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh

Digital Learning Spaces: Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh  Jen Ross, University of Edinburgh Monday, April 15 Noon – 1:30 PM Seattle Pacific University Library Seminar Room Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/digitalspaces Every course design is philosophy and belief in action.  This is no less true – indeed it may be truer […]

The SCALE-UP Project: Student-Centered Active Learning Environments with Upside-down Pedagogies

The SCALE-UP Project: Student-Centered Active Learning Environments with Upside-down Pedagogies

You are invited to attend a presentation by: Robert J. Beichner, Ph.D., North Carolina State University Thursday, January 31, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, Cremona 102, Seattle Pacific University Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/scaleup How do you promote active learning in a large classroom? Can students practice communication and teamwork skills in a large class? How do you boost the performance of […]

Does Space Matter?

Does Space Matter?

Space Matters: The Impact of Active Learning Classrooms Interactive Lecture wit D. Christopher Brooks, Ph.D. Tuesday, December 11, Noon – 1:30 PM Cremona 101, Seattle Pacific University Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/spacematters D. Christopher Brooks is a Research Fellow in Educational Technology Services at the University of Minnesota. He earned his doctorate in Political Science with a minor in Russian and […]

What do you think of this classroom?

What do you think of this classroom?

Student Thoughts on Active Learning Space I am teaching an educational technology course in SPU’s new active learning space classroom.* ┬áThe course is taught in a blended format so we will spend about 30% of the instructional time face-to-face in this classroom. ┬áThat works out to be three three-hour sessions. In our first face-to-face class […]