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Strategies for Engaging Students Through Active Learning

10 Strategies for Engaging Students through Active LearningThis document outlines 10 teaching strategies that may be used to facilitate Active Learning. This is not an all encompassing list of active learning teaching strategies; we simply describe some of the common strategies that may be used to facilitate Active Learning in the classroom.

Design Features of an Active Learning Classroom10 Design Features of an Active Learning Classroom

This document outlines 10 common design features of an active learning classroom. This is not an all encompassing list of features; we simply describe some of the common features that may be present in an active learning classroom.

OneDrive for Cloud Storage, File Sharing and Collaboration

File SharingOneDrive serves as an online storage service in which you can have private folders and shared folders. You can share and collaborate with others and access your OneDrive files from any device using MS Office Online. All Faculty, Staff and Students get 1TB of cloud storage.

Lync for Online Meetings in a Virtual Space

Online MeetingsMicrosoft Lync is an enterprise ready unified commutations platform that offers a number of different features such as Instant Messaging and Presence, Desktop and application sharing, Polling, Soft Phone, Conferencing, Online Meetings, and Integration with the campus phone system.

SharePoint for Document Sharing and More

Document SharingMicrosoft SharePoint is a new way to collaborate online. SharePoint allows you to share your work, organize your projects and team, discover new resources you never knew you had, build applications and websites right in the cloud, and manage everything at the click of a mouse.

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Collaborative Learning Tips and Strategies

Classroom Implementation  Tips for Teachers In collaborative spaces, generally the idea is to get away from Teacher-centered instruction. So, strategies like Problem-based learning, team-based learning, flipped classroom, and case-based learning are good fits for collaborative spaces. The ATS website has information on all of these strategies. Additional information on Problem-based learning and case-based learning can be received if any of you are interested.