Deep learning is linked to student’s interactions with the content, other
students and the teacher. Facilitation is a set of skills and dispositions
teachers employ when seeking to foster deep and interactive learning. In
this hands-on practical workshop participants will engage, and practice 4
facilitation skills, and discuss their associated dispositions, that underpin
deep and interactive learning:
1. Cultivating an Epistemic Adventure of Inquiry;
2. Inspiring Revelatory Questions;
3. Understanding the Mind and Heart with Empathic Listening;
4. Generating an Abundance of Loopy Feedback.
- Describe the characteristics of deep and interactive learning
- Create activities that invoke an Epistemic Adventure of Inquiry
- Construct Revelatory Questions
- Demonstrate Empathic Listening skill mindfully and provide meaningful feedback
- Practice giving and promoting feedback that enhances learning
Glen is the Director of the Centre for Higher Education, Learning and Teaching (CHELT) at the Australian National University. His passion is educators who can make a difference in the lives of students. Glen’s research is on learning, assessment and approaches to teaching that foster deep learning – in particular Problem-based Learning. Glen has run professional development programs both in Higher and Vocational Education in a wide array of countries. He serves on the executive of a number of national and international education associations including The Pan American PBL Association and The Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development.
Amutha has 27 years of experiences in higher education. She passionately grew her interest in adult learning and continuously strive to improve pedagogical practices, assessment and learning design through deep reflection and evident-based learning. Her area of expertise in pedagogical training is teaching and learning methods and strategies, curriculum design and development, assessment rubric and evaluation instrument and learning system design.
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