Questioning for Active Learning in Small and Large Classes (Mini course)
Explore questioning techniques used in teaching to promote active learning in classrooms. The aim is to engage students and sustain an active approach to learning. This means moving away from a traditional ‘closed’ to a more ‘open’ and challenging approach to support creative and innovative thinking development in our students.
Alexandra Johnston joins the Centre as Associate Lecturer, co-coordinating the Tutoring in Higher Education program with Valerie Cotronei-Baird. Alexandra is currently completing her PhD on academics’ experience of peer review of teaching in higher education. She holds a number of qualifications, including a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology, Graduate Certificate degrees in Educational Research and University Teaching, and Bachelors degrees in Education and Fine Arts. Alexandra has extensive experience in a range of educational settings over 20 years, bringing both industry practice and academic research skills and knowledge to her work in higher education teaching.