Teaching & Learning


Student Engagement Strategies: Active Learning Online, 3 November ( online)

03 November 2022, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

This session will give you the opportunity to reflect on your current teaching approaches as well as look at ways in which you can engage with tools and techniques that will enable you to make your classes more inclusive and student-centred.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff






UCL Arena Centre


This event will be online
Details of the Zoom link will be sent closer to the date.
United Kingdom

Thursday 3 November, 12pm-1.30pm 

The aim of this practical and interactive workshop is to introduce you to a variety of ways in which you can incorporate creative active learning strategies into your online classes to increase student motivation and participation. Active learning, as the name suggests, is a form of engagement that enables students to actively engage in their own learning.

This workshop will:

  • Discuss the importance of student agency, empowerment, and motivation in the classroom 
  • Introduce participants to creative active learning tools that can be used in an online learning environment 
  • Reflect on the pedagogical benefits of using active learning strategies when teaching online 

After attending this session you will be albe to:

  • Examine the benefits of using active learning in their classes 
  • Understand how they can enhance their teaching practice using a variety of active learning strategies, to foster an environment that empowers students and their learning 
  • Assess which active learning strategies are best suited for their subject area to ensure inclusivity, learner attention, motivation and success 
  • Utilise online tools to ascertain students’ prior knowledge 
  • Reflect on and critically examine their own style of teaching  

Who should attend

Open to all staff who are interested in designing online teaching and learning resources that incorporate active learning strategies; colleagues looking to use inclusive and student-centred pedagogical approaches to motivate and empower their students.