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.
Executive Summary Report
In 2009-2010, Teaching and Learning Services documented the experiences of instructors and students in Education 627. A summary report is available below.
Comprehensive Support for Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs)
This page is specifically addressed to instructors teaching in Active Learning Classrooms.
Support strategies have been developed based upon a variety of sources. These include:
In 2011-2012, an additional Active Learning Classroom (ALC) was constructed in room 1265 of 688 Sherbrooke. This year, 62 unique courses were taught in the four ALCs, representing eight different faculties: Arts, Continuing Studies, Education, Law, Management, Medicine, Science, and Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.
The Active Learning Classroom (ALC) concept
Active Learning Classrooms are teaching and learning spaces designed to foster students’ active engagement in their own learning. The ALCs at McGill were developed under the auspices of the Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group (TLSWG).