The National Survey for Student Engagement (NSSE) is a respected indicator of student engagement used by over 1450 universities across North America. Their Engagement Indicator themes and High-Impact Practices (2013) are based upon extensive educational research. The indicators and practices have been adopted at McGill University as five principles to be considered when designing or renovating classroom spaces to support student learning. This permits the university to ground decisions about classroom features in research-based principles.
Chair: Director, Teaching and Learning Services or delegate
Vice-Chair: Director, Campus and Space Planning or delegate
The process for prioritizing and funding requests for renovation and IT upgrades and installation considers the following data points:
Teaching and Learning Experiences in Active Learning Classrooms at McGill: Highlights
This video highlights how four McGill instructors in different disciplines have used the features of the ALC to engage students and promote active and collaborative learning.