Proposal Abstract

Research in educational theory manifests the benefits of active student learning in various academic settings. Although educational research continues to prove positive student learning outcomes, many teachers in higher education struggle to implement these learning theories for a variety of reasons. This presentation will discuss some educational theories on active student learning, and the perceptions and misconceptions of higher education teachers to these theories. We will also briefly look at administrative implementation strategies for teacher training in active student learning, and its impact on teachers perceptions. As this study is a work in progress, an open learning environment with feedback and discussion will be a critical part of this session.

Location

Room 1908

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

 
Mar 11th, 9:00 AM Mar 11th, 9:45 AM

"Sage on the Stage" or "Guide on the Side": Theories, Perceptions, and Misconceptions of Active Student Learning in Higher Education

Room 1908

Research in educational theory manifests the benefits of active student learning in various academic settings. Although educational research continues to prove positive student learning outcomes, many teachers in higher education struggle to implement these learning theories for a variety of reasons. This presentation will discuss some educational theories on active student learning, and the perceptions and misconceptions of higher education teachers to these theories. We will also briefly look at administrative implementation strategies for teacher training in active student learning, and its impact on teachers perceptions. As this study is a work in progress, an open learning environment with feedback and discussion will be a critical part of this session.