Increasing Engagement Using Active Learning Techniques Online Course

Join ACRL May 22 – June 16 for the Online Learning course “Increasing Engagement Using Active Learning Techniques.”

Discover how to increase participant engagement in any type of instruction session. This course would be relevant for those teaching in any setting, whether a public library program, an information literacy course, or a training session for library staff. This course is unique in that it provides practical applications of active learning strategies. Participants will leave the course with curriculum adapted to what they teach. Engage through multiple modalities including discussion boards where participants can share ideas and ask questions, readings, hands-on curriculum design activities, and an optional synchronous session for participants to share what they have created.    

Module 1: Active Learning Foundations  
Module 2: Active Learning Techniques  
Module 3:
 Curriculum Design Using Active Learning Technique    
Module 4: Supporting Diverse Learners with Active Learning   

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand active learning and its application to a variety of instructional settings.
  • Be able to select and utilize instructionally appropriate active learning techniques.
  • Design active learning curricula that both engages and supports diverse learners.   

Nicole Spoor, Assistant Department Head for Teaching and Learning, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Learn more on the ACRL website and register today!