Active Learning: How to Transform Your Class for a Successful Semester
Discover the ins-and-outs of implementing this approach in the classroom.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:00pm-4:00pm ET
Description: With Active Learning becoming more and more widespread, join zyBooks’ Roman Lysecky to take a deep dive into this proven approach. Whether you are currently using active learning in the classroom, or just exploring the idea, this webinar will:
- Provide an overview of what active learning is and how you could be using it without even knowing.
- Discover how this research-backed approach can be implemented in any classroom with specific, detailed methods.
- Specifically address what steps students should take outside of class to come better prepared, a vital topic that is rarely discussed.
- Show how to apply active learning techniques to chapter reading assignments.
Roman Lysecky is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona and Head of Content at zyBooks. Roman received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Riverside in 2005. He has authored eight textbooks and contributed to several more. He received the Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award from the European Design and Automation Association (EDAA) in 2006, eight Best Paper Awards, and multiple awards for Excellence at the Student Interface from the College of Engineering at the University of Arizona.