Team-Based Learning

Honeychurch, S. , Ikegwuonu, I. and Barr, N. (2020) Team-Based Learning. 13th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, 10 Jun 2020.

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This presentation will provide an overview of the central techniques of Team Based Learning. TBL is a student-centred learning and teaching strategy which follows a structured process and uses a variety of active, collaborative learning techniques in order to fully engage students in their learning. It is suitable for use with any size of class, including large classes; can be adapted for use in a wide range of academic subjects; and can be used for all levels of study in HE from pre-honours to PGT. The techniques used in TBL will be of particular interest to those interested in teaching in the new active learning spaces, but can also be adapted for use in more traditional classroom settings. TBL is comprised of three broad stages: pre-class preparation, in-class test of knowledge, and application exercises. This session will begin by engaging participants with the second stage of TBL, which is short two-stage test. We will then give a short presentation to talk through the rest of the process and explain the key principles that underpin this approach. Participants will then have the opportunity to discuss the learning design and the principles underlying TBL, and to consider how they might adapt these techniques into their own teaching. Reference: Michaelsen, L. K. and Sweet, M. (2011), Team‐based learning. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 41-51. doi:10.1002/tl.467

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Honeychurch, Dr Sarah and Barr, Mr Niall and Ikegwuonu, Mr Iyke
Authors: Honeychurch, S., Ikegwuonu, I., and Barr, N.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Management
University Services > Learning and Teaching Services Division

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