Converting theory into practice
This section provides helpful activities and ideas that apply the theories of learning and teaching into the practical group work context.
|Mapping activities against learning theories||A proforma for mapping group learning and teaching activities against Bloom’s taxonomy and Gardner’s MI|
|Group work activity||A student centred group based learning and teaching experience using multiple learning theories and student learning styles (courtesy of Karen Lambert)|
|Student experiences of critical thinking||A journal article that discusses how different thinking abilities will effect student participation in activities to varying degrees|
|Turning content into group work||Tips for facilitating questioning and keeping group discussions moving along|
|Suitable methods and activities||A variety of teaching methods that are suitable for small group work because they adopt a student-centred approach. Also applicable to online learning|