Engaging first year students with an effective learning environment : combining Laurillard's conversational framework and active learning with blended delivery
Field, Rachael M. & Kent, Barbara E. (2006) Engaging first year students with an effective learning environment : combining Laurillard's conversational framework and active learning with blended delivery. In 9th Pacific Rim First Year In Higher Education Conference : Engaging Students, 12-14 July 2006, Gold Coast, Qld..
This paper discusses an innovative approach to engaging students in two large core compulsory first year units. The approach aims to provide an effective learning environment that promotes student engagement by combining Laurillard's conversational framework, a commitment to active learning, and a blended delivery method. The paper explains our approach, the theory that sustains it, and details some of the student responses to it.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||student engagement, first year, effective teaching and learning, conversational framework, blended delivery|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Queensland University of Technology|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher|
|Deposited On:||18 Feb 2009 13:10|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:24|
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