Objectives of this workshop are to:
The workshop includes: an introduction to team-based learning, including theoretical advantages and disadvantages (Sweet, M. and Michaelsen, L. (2012). Team-based learning in the social sciences and humanities: group work that works to generate critical thinking and engagement. Stylus Publishing).
A live example of a team-based learning session, based around something common to all (e.g., the University’s Teaching and Learning Strategy). Some reading material is available ahead of the session. The session itself would consist of an individual readiness assurance test, a team readiness assurance test and an appeal process to give participants a feel for how a session is run. The outline of a follow-on team application activity would be suggested.
Desired outcomes from the workshop: