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Consider tapping into some of the following resources to help you prepare for a positive and effective experience in the University’s active learning classrooms.  

Connect with a colleague

Active Learning Classrooms Ambassadors

The following faculty members are available to talk to you about their experiences teaching in classrooms designed to support multiple teaching methods. Simply contact them via email to arrange a time to chat.

Instructor Experience teaching in classrooms with:
Susan Bickford, Political Science
Tablet chairs on casters
Square tables
Carribeth Bliem, Chemistry
Tablet chairs on casters, tables of four (active learning halls)
Lois Boynton, School of Media and Journalism
 Tablet chairs on casters (active learning hall)
Duane Deardorff, Physics and Astronomy
Round tables (studio)
Linda Green, Mathematics 
Round tables (studio), tablet chairs on casters, tables of four (active learning halls)


Read up on best practices

The Active Learning Resources page includes a number of helpful ideas for incorporating instructional techniques that take advantage of flexible classroom characteristics. We’ve also included several classroom management guides informed by the experiences of instructors who have taught in the four primary types of flexible classrooms on campus.

Schedule a consultation

Staff members Bob Henshaw and Emily Boehm with the Center for Faculty Excellence are happy to discuss your options for using active learning classrooms. Get in touch today!