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Thursday, November 29 • 11:20am - 11:30am
Scaling Up: Leveraging Advanced Technology in Very Large Active Learning Classrooms

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At UC Berkeley, active learning classrooms have typically been small to moderate sized. What happens when we scale up technology in the active learning classroom model -- eight projectors, eight interactive displays, advanced video distribution, multiple source destination -- to accommodate class sizes of 120 students? In this session we’ll share strategies for balancing classroom technology and flexible furniture design elements with learning goals, and supporting a community of instructors of varying experience with active learning. We will also share data from faculty and students across disciplines teaching and learning in our new large active learning space, and highlight collaborative efforts to coordinate scheduling and continued support.

Speakers
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Devon Harris

Instructional Technology Specialist, University of California, Berkeley
Devon supports the classroom technology and the integration of technology in instruction across the UC Berkeley campus.
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Owen McGrath

Associate Director, Teaching and Learning Spaces and Operations, University of California, Berkeley
Owen McGrath, Ph.D., Associate Director, Teaching & Learning Spaces and Operations at UC Berkeley; Owen leads UC Berkeley's design and support services for technology-enhanced teaching and learning spaces.
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Brit Toven-Lindsey

Brit Toven-Lindsey, Ph.D., Active Learning Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning at UC Berkeley; Brit supports faculty interested in active learning, inclusive classroom strategies, and general pedagogical issues through individual consultation, seminars and workshops, and... Read More →


Thursday November 29, 2018 11:20am - 11:30am
Regency Grand