How has education advanced throughout History? What can we learn as educators from different experiences? Some of the most successful educational experiences can be grouped under the label of active learning. In this course, we will look at widely spread examples of how active learning can be beneficial and how PBL can work in more effectively (10h).
MODULE 1: Origins
Lecture 1 – History of Education
Lecture 2 – Socrates and Active Learning
Lecture 3 – Learning Theories 2: Pavlov, Thorndike, Skinner, Vygotsky, and Montessori
MODULE 2: Famous Methods and Approaches
Lecture 1 – Montessori, Reggio, and Waldorf
Lecture 2 – Team-based Learning and Flipped Classroom
Lecture 3 – Teaching Unplugged
MODULE 3: Project-based Learning
Lecture 1 – Concepts
Lecture 2 – My experience part 1
Lecture 3 – My experience part 2
MODULE 4: Potential problems and solutions
Lecture 1 – What about covering the curriculum?
Lecture 2 – What about assessing the students?
Lecture 3 – What about sensitive issues?
PROJECT Assessment and Feedback